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International exhibitions Food, Musée Ariana, Geneva

International 2012 Archives

Musée Ariana, Geneva (Switzerland)

19.12.2012 - 24.02.2013



E-Flux press release

ART for The World presents Food, an international traveling exhibition and a selection of short movies in avant-premiere in Geneva at the Musée Ariana, located in the neighborhood of the international organizations and next to the headquarters of the United Nations.

The fascinating question of food is definitely highly complex, simultaneously dealing with survival, health, economy and culture. Food is focused on the preservation of our Mother Earth, the choice of the elements, the poisoning of the agriculture, the consequences of the climate changes, the gap in the feeding distribution and other subjects connected to the topics of Nutrition.

Exhibition December 19, 2012 - February 24, 2013. Musée Ariana, 10 avenue de la Paix - 1202 Geneva (Switzerland). T. +41 (0)22 418 54 54. Opening hours : 10am - 6pm. Closed on Monday.

Works in exhibition by the artists:
Marina Abramović, John Armleder, Joseph Beuys, Marcel Broodthaers, Mircea Cantor, Lenora de Barros, Subodh Gupta, Jannis Kounellis, Los Carpinteros, Anna Maria Maiolino, Marcello Maloberti, Cildo Meireles, Miralda, Tony Morgan, Liliana Moro, Gianni Motti, Ernesto Neto, Meret Oppenheim, Angelo Plessas, Pipilotti Rist, Dieter Roth, Shimabuku, Vivianne van Singer, Raghubir Singh, Daniel Spoerri, Barthélémy Toguo, Nari Ward

Short movies by the filmmakers:
Jia Zhang-Ke, Murali Nair, Idrissa Ouedraogo, Pablo Trapero

Short documentaries on the projects:
Mesa Brasil, SESC São Paulo, wastecooking, Salzburg

is an ART for The World production with the support of the Department of Culture and Sport of the city of Geneva, the FMAC (Fonds municipal d’art contemporain), the Loterie Romande, the CBH (Compagnie Bancaire Hélvétique), the Fondation pour le Tourisme of the State of Geneva, the Ernst Goehner Foundation.

Inspired by the topic of EXPO Milan 2015, Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life, after the Geneva venue, new versions of Food will be exhibited during 2013–2014 at the Spazio Oberdan, Milan, at SESC São Paulo and at MuCEM (Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée) in Marseille.

Image : Angelo Plessas