Ostrich BBQ Stroom Den Haag
An introduction to 'Food Forward'
Thursday 22 December 2011, 6 pm
Location: Hogewal 1-9, The Hague
Dinner: € 30 p.p., incl. drinks
(transfer to ING-account 605409 of Stroom Den Haag referring to 'Ostrich Dinner')
RSVP: use form at bottom of this page
How are we going to feed our cities in the future? This will be the central question of the Food Forward exhibition that will open at Stroom Den Haag in January 2012. Food Forward will present radical and visionary projects like 'The Incredible Shrinking Man' by Arne Hendriks, a speculative design research about the consequences of downsizing the human species to 50 centimeters. It has been a long established trend for people to grow taller. As a direct result we need more energy, more food and more space. But what if we decided to turn this trend around? Small people need less food and less space. The Malieveld in The Hague would be big enough to supply food for the city's population, small balconies would become full-size vegetable gardens. Imagine how big a chicken would be compared to the shrinking man? Yes! As big as an ostrich!
As an introduction to the Food Forward exhibition Arne Hendriks (together with Harold de Bree) will prepare an ostrich as if it were a chicken. If you are interested to join this Ostrich Dinner party please make your reservation (see form at bottom of the page). It costs € 30,- per person (incl. drinks). The process of butchering, cooking and eating the ostrich will be documented on film and will be presented during the Food Forward exhibition. By their presence guests give their permission to be part of this film.
More info on 'The Incredible Shrinking Man':
15 januari t/m 1 april 2012
Arne Hendriks (NL) Christian Jankowski (DE), Michiko Nitta en Michael Burton (UK), John O'Shea (UK)
Curator: Karen Verschooren, Z33, Hasselt (BE). >> more info
Food Forward is made possible in part by:
Mondriaan Stichting, The Netherlands Architecture Fund and Koppert Cress. The exhibition is part of the Foodprint program and will be accompanied by an international food tribunal and the publication 'Food for the City' (in collaboration with NAi Publishers).
- Thursday 22 Dec '11 6 pm
- Hogewal 1-9, The Hague
- Entrance: € 30,- per person (incl. drinks)