Antidiets and Food as Art

I’m currently reading Antidiets of the Avant-Garde: from Futurist cooking to Eat Art by Cecilia Novero. The book sets out to explore the “performative quality in food and eating as they manifest themselves in avant-garde manifestos, magazines, declarations, instructions, and so forth, as well as, surprisingly, in actual cookbooks” (ix). The discussion offers a renewed awareness … Continue reading

Viewmaster, My New Old Virtual Reality

It just so happens that I was roaming an antique store this week. And I bought a Viewmaster. It cost 20$, and it came with 25 slides. I couldn’t pass it up. It also just so happens that I was reading Bolter and Grusin’s classic text “Remediation” this week. In the first two chapters, they … Continue reading