Friday, May 2, 2014

The weekend ahead. SOMarts 'Eating Cultures' and more.

SOMArts Asian American Women Artist Association (AAWAA) and Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) join forces to present the multidisciplinary art exhibition "Eating Cultures." Featuring over thirty emerging and established Asian Pacific American artists from around the country, "Eating Cultures" is a provocative multi-disciplinary arts exhibition of artworks inspired by Asian American food and foodways.

Cup of Noodle by Jessica Tang

Using food as a lens, artist share stories of global migration, adaptation, entrepreneurship, and the central importance of food in Asian communities around the world. In addition to over fifty art, film, and literary works, "Eating Cultures" will feature Asian American oral histories provided by Southern Foodways Alliance via Guide by Cell, dynamic programming co-presented by Asia Society and the Culinary Historians of Northern California, a pop-up shop, and a recipe wall for audiences to share their favorite family recipes.


Photo by Bob Hsiang

"Eating Cultures" is curated by lead curator Michelle A. Lee and co-curators Linda Inson Choy and Cynthia Tom, featuring APA artists of all genders selected by University of Connecticut Art History & Asian American Studies Professor Margo L. Machida. Invited artists include Chinese-American San Francisco-based painter and sculptor Cathy Lu, Vietnamese-Irish American Los Angeles-based artist Genevieve Erin O’Brien, and Korean-American Berlin-based artist Kate Hers Rhee.

SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco. Opening on May 1, 2014 through May 30, 2014

MARIN OPEN STUDIOS
May 3rd and 4th and May 10th and 11th...11am to 5 pm
ICB Building. 480 Gate Five Road Sausalito Ca.....Over 40 Artists!

Art work by Sherry Miller


Plus: Tomorrow is California - 90 stores in 80 zip codes are ready to party! Now get out there..
http://www.examiner.com/article/somarts-creativity-explored-marin-open-studios

2 comments:

A Cuban In London said...

Cooking is an art, I've always said it. Thanks for such a beautiful post.

greetings from London.

Namastenancy said...

Thank you for your comments - it's always a pleasure to read your blog and too see that you are reading mine!