Test_Lab: Genomic Gastronomy

Test_Lab: Genomic Gastronomy features The Center for Genomic Gastronomy (Zack Denfield, Cathrine Kramer and Emma Conley) with special guests.

Dec 2014
19:00 to 21:30
location: V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media, Eendrachtsstraat 10, Rotterdam

In an evening full of food phreaking and culinary controversy, artistic think-tank The Center for Genomic Gastronomy will discuss the biotechnologies and biodiversity of our food systems. On the basis of a live sneak preview of their work as artists in residence at V2_, and with the help of special guests like Anja Groten and Pieter van Boheemen, visitors will be introduced to the Center’s ambition to uncover and reveal the strange but true stories of our global food system through a series of semi-documentary videos.

In addition to an exclusive look at costumes, set designs, scripts and rough cuts, in the Test_Lab tradition, The Center for Genomic Gastronomy will also demonstrate their research live and invite visitors to do some Smog Tasting, discuss the fact and fiction of the infamous Fish Tomato, dive into the magic ingredients of Cobalt-60 Sauce and taste Doritos4Snowden.

Test_Lab is a public events series organized by V2_ Institute for the Unstable Media that provides an informal setting for the presentation, demonstration, testing and discussion of artistic research and development.

Start: 20:00 (doors open 19:30)

For more information, please contact Michel van Dartel at michel@v2.nl.


V2 Test Lab Genomic Gastronomy from V2_ on Vimeo.


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