Group Exhibit x Regina Hoyos, En La Superficie and Tierra Piedra
07/20, Mexico City
Eating goes beyond a cultural and political act, it is a necessity beyond whim. However, we do little to assimilate certain ethical understandings about our relationship with food.
Through food waste and reclaimed elements, a tangible reflection is made about the respect for raw materials, natural resources and their future. Do we produce more or waste less?
This is our first approach in addressing issues around the production chain, specifically the amount of water going to waste with our residues left unwanted. By illustrating the similarities and the ways we use and abuse resources, we are asking ourselves if we’re taking what we want or what we need.
4 OLIVES EQUALS
The 125 liters of water used to produce 4 pickled olives represented by glass drinking vessels
1 POTATO EQUALS
The food production chain showcased by black clay bowls holding gelatin and upcycled water equivalent to the 25 liters it takes to produce one potato.
1 APPLE, 1 ORANGE, 5 BLUEBERRIES EQUALS
Food waste immersed in gelatin shapes and upcycled water show the amount of water it takes to produce each piece of fruit, sustained by reclaimed elements from utilitarian design practices.
1 Apple (70L), 1 orange (50L), 5 blueberries(20L).
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