NEW YORK––The sensuous experience of eating isn’t merely the result of an exquisite culinary esculent, but also by the elevation of the entire experience through modulations of the environmental articulation, the (hopefully) lovely company, and of course, the tableware, especially that which inspires creativity and play. That was the focus of a retrospective of ceramic design at Pratt Manhattan Gallery (June 25 – September 8, 2018), organized by the Adam Mickiewicz Institute in collaboration with Modus Design.
Art Food Project is an annual educational experience that explores the overlap of art, design and food and gives students an invaluable experience in commercial design and production and creative thinking.
Designed to enliven and activate all five senses through the experience of eating, the range featured designs from students at the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk, the School of Form in Poznań and the Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Fine Arts in Wrocław, as well as the University of the Arts London and Central Saint Martins, here in the UK, and Pratt Institute in New York.
The Adam Mickiewicz Institute is a national cultural institution promoting Poland and Polish culture worldwide. Featuring over 40,000 articles in Polish, English and Russian, Culture, as well as the best of Polish literature, design, visual arts, music, film and more, with over 6 million visitors a year across 80 countries.
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