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Artists as Writers: Genre: Cookbooks and Food Writing

Cookbooks and Food Writing

Some artists include cooking and food in their artistic practice. This section contains artist writing that includes recipes or other commentary on food.

Artists on this page:

Householder, Johanna

"Diversionary Targets." Take Out: Performance Recipes for Public Space. Ed. Christine Redfern. Montreal: La Centrale, 2004.
A step by step recipe for a performance work.

Lisa Myers: Writing about food

Serving it Up: Recipes, Art, and Indigenous Perspectives. The Senses and Society Volume 7, 2012 - Issue 2: Sensory Aesthetics. Read online through OCADU Library.

Palate Meets Palette. The Senses and Society. Volume 6, 2011. Issue 2. Read online through OCADU Library.

A Taster of Best Before. Muskrat Magazine. March 04, 2013. Read online through Muskrat Magazine.

Best before: recipes and food in contemporary aboriginal art. Thesis for OCAD University, 2011. Read online via OCADU Open Research.
This thesis consists of a curatorial essay and contemporary art exhibition entitled 'Best Before' featuring artwork by KC Adams, Keesic Douglas, Cheryl L'Hirondelle, Peter Morin and Suzanne Morrissette.

Rirkit Tiravanija: Cookbooks

Rirkrit Tiravanija's Soccer Half-Time Cookery-Book. Nürnberg: Verlag für Moderne Kunst, 2006. Read at OCADU Library.

Just Smile and Don't Talk. Bangkok: River Books ; London: Edition Hansjörg Mayer, 2010. Read at OCADU Library.