Princeton University Library Catalog

Food and museums / edited by Nina Levent and Irina D. Mihalache.

  • London, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Bloomsbury Academic, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, Plc, 2017.
  • ©2017
xiii, 368 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Introduction: Re-thinking museums through food (and food through museums) / Nina Levent and Irina D. Mihalache -- Part One: Inerdisciplinary perspectives on food and museums -- Anthropology on the menu : cultural perspectives on food and taste in museums / Christy Shields-Argelès -- Curating for children : critical reflections on food, taste and food literacy in museums / Charlene D. Elliott -- The neuroscience of flavor / Charles Spence -- Food and objecthood : food, museums, and anti-theatricality / Edward Whittall -- On the life of culinary images at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo / Van Troi Tran -- Chefs as content creators : Arzak Kitchen and elBulli Foundation / Nina Levent -- Part Two: Collecting and exhibiting food -- Growing food history on a national stage : a case study from the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History / Paula J. Johnson -- Tortillas, tacos, and berries : reflections on collecting Latino food history at the National Museum of American History / L. Stephen Velasquez -- Telling cultural stories through food and drink at the Southern Food and Beverage Museum / Elizabeth M. Williams -- Exhibiting the food system at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City / Erin Betley and Eleanor Sterling -- Part Three: Food and audience engagement -- People's genius and creativity : Folklife Festival foodways at a living outdoor museum / James I. Deutsch -- Feasting on history in Toronto's Fort York National Historic Site / Irina D. Mihalache in conversation with Elizabeth Baird, Rosemary Kovac, and Bridget Wranich -- Eat Your History at Sydney Living Museums / Scott Hill and Jacqui Newling -- Terroir Tapestries : an interactive consumption project / Jennifer Jaqueline Stratton and Ashley Rose Young.
  • Part Four: Eating in museums -- Local, national, and cosmopolitan : the rhetoric of the museum restaurant / Mark Clintberg -- Cooking as art or the art of cooking / Marta Arzak -- The art and science of plating / Charles Spence -- A conversation with four pioneering museum chefs / Nina Levent with Josean Alija, Petter Nilsson, Joris Bijdendijk and Ali Loukzada -- From Georgian dinners to dinner with Dickens : "Don't preserve the historic kitchen! Go into the historic kitchen!" / Irina D. Mihalache in conversation with Liz Driver, Director/Curator, Campbell House Museum -- White onion, cod and green pepper sauce : a recipe from Josean Alija -- Part Five: Food and art -- Reflections on "Art and Appetite" : painting America's identity through food / Judith A. Barter -- Sweet desserts and representation of desire / Nina Levent in conversation with artist Will Cotton -- Intoxicating scenes : alcohol and art in the museum / Jim Drobnick -- Tasting, feasting, connecting and providing as art experience / Sara Stern in conversation with artist Jennifer Rubell -- Artists and farmers : food activism in urban and rural China / Michael Leung, Zhao Kunfang, and Jay Brown, with introduction and conclusion by Nina Levent -- Tasting power, tasting territory / Nat Muller in conversation with the art collective Cooking Sessions -- Last course of the volume / Nina Levent and Irina D. Mihalache
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  • 9781474262248 (hardback ; alk. paper)
  • 1474262244 (hardback ; alk. paper)
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