Making Art with Food in Mind


With Food in Mind is thrilled to participate in the 2013 Just Food Conference. In our conference session artists will offer practical advice on using food as medium or material when working to foster social change.


Attendees will hear from Atom Cianfarani, sustainable designer and co-author of A Roof Grows in Brooklyn: The Do-It-Yourself Green Roof WorkbookJason Gaspar, multimedia artist and artist-in-residence at Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum; Lisa Gross, artist and chairman/founder of The Boston Tree PartyTattfoo Tan, artist; and Brooke Singer & Ricardo Miranda Zuniga, collaborating artists on Excess NYC (illustrated above). All of these artists are responding to the challenges and concerns of feeding populations sustainably by creating local, community-oriented, and aesthetically conscious models.


Making Art with Food in Mind will take place on Saturday, March 30 from 10:30am to 11:45am at the Food & Finance High School in New York City. Purchase tickets here.


Just Food is a nonprofit organization that connects communities and local farms with the resources and support they need to make fresh, locally grown food accessible to all New Yorkers. The organization’s annual conference offers opportunities for the general public, food professionals, entrepreneurs, job seekers, CSA members, community organizers, and farmers to come together for two full days of workshops and skill-building sessions. Click here to read the complete list of workshops.


Image courtesy Brooke Singer & Ricardo Miranda Zuniga