Détourned Menu: Food in the Form of Activism
Curated by Brianna Toth
Featuring Madeleine Bailey, BASEKAMP, The Center for Tactical Magic, Cori Crowley, DoEAT, the Free Fruit/Fruta Gratis Project, Bessma Khalaf, Amber Lauletta, Miss Snail Pail, Eva Strohmeier, Chris Sollars, Jerome Waag, and Adam Zaretsky (in collaboration with Tanja Visosevic)
October 20th - November 11th, 2006
Gallery Hours: Wednesdays-Saturdays, 1-6 PM
Opening Reception: Friday, October 20th, 6 - 9 PM Performances by BASEKAMP, DoEAT and The Center for Tactical Magic.
Live music with Lemonade (Free Admission).
Panel Discussion: Thursday, October 26th, 7 PM
$3-10 sliding scale admission
Panelists include: Curator Brianna Toth, artists Colleen Flanigan, Aaron Gach, Chris Sollars, Shannon Spanhake, Jerome Waag, and special guest Patricia Watts, Chief Curator of the Sonoma County Museum. Snailing Expedition follows: 9-10 PM with Miss Snail Pail.
Hybrid voting event with Chris Sollars and Jerome Waag: Tuesday, November 7th, 1-6 PM
Audience members will cast their ballots to determine the primary ingredients for a menu which will be served on November 11th. The artists encourage participants to meet before going to vote to discuss their choices and views around a plate of food.
Closing Reception: Saturday, November 11, 6-9 PM Chris Sollars and Jerome Waag invite audience members to prepare, cook and eat an elected menu made for the occasion. The Center for Tactical Magic's "Tactical Ice Cream Unit" will also be present to distribute ice cream to the hungry masses.
Thank you to Frey Organic Wines, Straus Family Creamery, Whole Foods, IZZE Beverage Co.,Turtle Mountain (Soy Delicious) and Trader Joes for their generous donations.