Under the Sea

These are stills from my latest short film, with the working title: Journey to the Bottom of the Ocean. This project is a part of my on-going research into using food and eating to communicate multi-sensory impressions in moving image. It is also an homage to Marinetti, and his call to: "use food to evoke... Continue Reading →

Icelandic Dining Exploration

"Welcome on this adventure of unsettling perceptions across the unseen sea. Touch, explore, be curious. Bon Voyage!" This is a little post to mark the beginning of a journey that begun on Sunday 24th November, 2013, in Blacks Club, London. This exploration engaged 24 specially selected explorers (and 24 initiated guides) who took them on... Continue Reading →

Improvised dinner

Improvised dinner These improvised dinners are recommended as a means of bringing together maximum originality, variety, surprise, unexpectedness and good humour. Of every cook it is asked that he acquire an attitude that: form and colour are just as important as taste can conceive of an original architecture for every dish, possibly different for each... Continue Reading →

Tactile Workshop

This is a 13 minute documentation of one of my tactile workshop, performed at the Royal College of Art, London, between 2005 - 2009 Tactile workshops have been a vital part of my personally tailored methodology. They functioned as a testing ground for various practical propositions, as well as an imaginative way of gaining new... Continue Reading →

Futurist Cookbook exc. n.2

From the Wedding Banquet:┬áSome sauteed mushroom are served next, pompously praised by the usual maniacal huntsman: "I gathered them all by myself, between bagging a partridge and a hare in the Pistoia woods, drenched with rain. There's every kind of mushroom , except the poisonous one...unless my myopia has played an ugly trick on me.... Continue Reading →

From Marinetti’s The Manifesto of Tactilism, 1921

From Marinetti's The┬áManifesto of Tactilism, 1921 1. to wear gloves for several days, during which time the brain will force condensation into your hands of desire for different tactile sensations; 2. to swim underwater in the sea, trying to distinguish interwoven currents and different temperatures tactilistically; 3. every night, in complete darkness, to recognise and... Continue Reading →

Futurist Cookbook

"In a hunter's cabin secluded in a green-blue-gilded forest, two couples sit down at a rough table made from trunks of oak. The brief blood-red twilight lies in agony beneath the enormous bellies of darkness as if under rain-soaked and seemingly liquid whales. As they wait for the peasant woman to cook, the only food... Continue Reading →

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