X Species Adventure Club EAT ME @ Postmasters Gallery

For the EAT ME exhibition curated by Paulina Bebecka at Postmasters the Cross(x)Species Adventure Club dinner will explore the pleasures of indulging and the important question: can our personal and public pleasures become a potent force of environmental transformation?  The answer is yes, of course, since this is the very charge of the Cross(x)Species Adventure club, but we will chart a map for adventurous eaters, and launch the schedule for continued ecological and edible adventures for the new year.  Apt for the season of excess, we explore the excesses of “post-climate” seasons, and what these new ecological patterns mean for possible food systems.

A special non-human guest will be the in-season aphrodisiac who doubles as a local environmental superhero (think Superman as centerfold): Crassostrea virginica or the (Clark-Kent-Eeastern) oyster. For the hardy, we will venture to local bi-valve restoration sites before the gastronomical workshop, and over pre-dinner drinks we beam in Dhangal and Gotha, experts on food as ecosystem and place, from Central Australia. Join us!

This on-going lifestyle experiment is created by Natalie Jeremijenko,(celebrated environmental artist) Mihir Desai (gastronomist superstar), Emilie Baltz (design extraordinaire) of Fork & Design, and other intelligent creatures for humans and non-humans to explore a tasty, biodiverse future. Each Cross(x)Species event explores our gastronomic, economic and material interdependency on other intelligent and delicious creatures with a heady mix of art, food and science. Places are strictly limited. Bookings essential.

“Like the web 2.0 of the food systems, the Cross(x)Species Adventure Club provides a participatory, DIY, and multi-platform food systems approach; in short, food as a medium of art, adventure, pleasure and agency.” – Eyebeam, New York.

DATE: SUNDAY 19 DECEMBER 2010

10 am
Oyster Tour                                 $20

Cross(x)Species Adventure Club tour of local oyster repopulation projects in New York/New Jersey estuary, i.e. not far away

6 pm
Presentation

Skype lecture from Dhäŋgal and Gotha in Central Australia on turtles, bees and honey, stingrays, shellfish and crocodiles as food and as part of the ecosystem and place

4 pm
Workshop                                    $35

Gastronomical workshop introducing molecular gastronomy techniques, crocodile meat, and the vagaries of the post-climate seasonal resources.

7 pm
Cross(x)Species Dinner        $110

An extravagant 5 course Cross(x)Species dining experience for the adventurous. Delicious edibles with paired alcoholic drinks to explore the pleasures of food systems that augment biodiversity and improve environmental health.

LOCATION

POSTMASTERS GALLERY 40° 44′ 42.5328″N  74° 0′ 19.404″W
Postmasters Gallery, 459 West 19 Street, New York, NY 10011

HOSTS

POSTMASTERS GALLERY
www.postmastersart.com

ENQUIRIES

For more information and media materials please contact Paulina at: paulinabebecka [at] gmail [dot] com

BOOK NOW

$125 participation in the Oyster Tour, Workshop and Dinner.
$110 Dinner only
$35 Workshop only
$20 Oyster Tour only

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