Food Festival: Participation Call

PARTICIPATION CALL NOW OPEN TILL 18 SEPTEMBER 2017

Food Festival: An Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences Event

Dates: 10-12 November, at District Six Museum
Cape Town

 

The Food Politics and Cultures Project invites all academics, artists, intellectual activists and poets interested in food politics and cultures to contact foodpoliticsandcultures17@gmail.com for queries and considerations about participation in our Food Festival.

 

The festival will include:

 Public Lecture

 Panel Discussions

 Visual Art Exhibition

 Talks and Demos

 A New Play by Mike van Graan

 

Broader themes for the panel discussions are:

 Food politics, cultures, histories and geographies;

 Foodways, coloniality, racism and migration;

 Food and eating: representing social identities and lifestyle;

 Embodiment, the visceral and pleasure;

 Food struggles, food sovereignty and agrarian transformation; 

 Nature/Society and the ecological crisis.

The festival catering aims to reflect the values of the Food Politics and Cultures Project of wholesome, tasty, conscious and socially and ecologically just food.

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