Food & Art Through the Ages: From Renaissance Sugar Sculpture to 3D Printing

Food and Art Through the Ages is a whistle-stop tour of the history of food as artistic medium; starting with 16th century sugar sculpture and venturing all the way up to 3D dessert printing and beyond. Hosted by food Historian Tasha Marks, this lecture is a treat for those with a sweet tooth, as Tasha feels the subject of food and art through the ages is most exciting in the realms of the dessert. Topics covered include; the origins of dessert, the crossover between sugar and art, architecture and dessert (including Renaissance banqueting houses), sugar and spectacle, food as artistic medium, and the future of food.

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SPEAKER – TASHA MARKS

Tasha Marks is an award-winning food historian and artist, who explores the relationship between art and the senses. Her practice, AVM Curiosities, champions the use of taste and scent as artistic mediums, with projects ranging from scented installations and olfactory curation, to interactive lectures and limited-edition confectionery. Recent projects include a YouTube series produced with the British Museum and a series of scented installations at the Wellcome Collection. Tasha currently writes for a number of magazines and has recently been published in the Oxford Companion to Sugar and Sweets, where she authored the entry on Mrs Beeton, one of the Victorian Era’s most influential cooks.

For more information, please visit:
www.avmcuriosities.com

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