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Food for Thought: A Question of Consumption

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Food for Thought: A Question of Consumption Announcement © Design by Diana Giordano, 2012
Food for Thought: A Question of Consumption
Curated by: Rebecca Trawick

5885 Haven Avenue
91737 Rancho Cucamonga
CA California

January 17th, 2012 - March 24th, 2012
Opening: January 18th, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.chaffey.edu/wignall/exhibitio...
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
inland empire
EMAIL:  
wignall.staff@chaffey.edu
PHONE:  
909-652-6492
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon-Thurs: 10-4, Sat: noon-4
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
Chaffey College
COST:  
Free and open to the public

DESCRIPTION

Chaffey College and the Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art are pleased to present Food for Thought: A Question of Consumption, January 17– March 24, 2012. The artists’ reception will be January 18 from 6-8pm with light refreshments and entertainment featuring dj Trickmilla. The exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public.

In Food for Thought: A Question of Consumption, artists Edith Abeyta, Fallen Fruit (David Burns, Matias Viegener and Austin Young), Anne Hamersky, Mark Menjivar, and Jessica Rath use food as the impetus to explore food politics and activism in complex ways. In the Project Space, Lauren Michele Kasmer (LMK) presents a participatory installation, Thoughtful Food. Coordinated in concert with the One Book/One College (OBOC) program 2011-2012 selection, Michael Pollan’s Botany of Desire,  Food for Thought: A Question of Consumption and related program work to expand the dialogue of Pollan’s book into the realm of contemporary art.

A series of lectures, participatory events, and food-related programs are planned in concert with Food for Thought: A Question of Consumption. Please visit us online for a complete schedule at www.chaffey.edu/wignall. Exhibitions and events are free and open to the public.