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 Contemporary Art
  At The Vanishing Point - Contemporary Art Inc.
565 King Street
(02) 9519 2340
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Gallery Hours:
Thursday - Sunday

What on Earth are we Eating?
9 - 19 May 2013

Opening launch Thursday 9 May 6-9pm

Artist talks Saturday 18 May 2-4pm

What are we eating tonight? Dinner Parties
(Sat 11, Tues 14, Thur 16 & Sat 18 May from 7pm)

Artists: Arina Zinoveva, Barbara Dias, Cecilia White, Ebony Secombe, Jade Burstall, Jan Cleveringa, Julia

Lesiuk Sawicki, Keelan Witton, Rei Tresler, Sarah Josie Millman & TectoMeat (Raul Posse, Clement Fay &

Dylan Howells) .


What on Earth are we Eating? curated by Ebony Secombe, is an exhibition that provides a platform

for discourse pertaining to, and around, the relationships we have with food. The ways in which we relate to

what we eat, what others eat, how we eat and who we eat with expose some of the inner most layers of the

human condition.


11 contemporary artists have made work for this exhibition, including drawings, paintings, video art,

photography, performance art and sculpture.


Notions and issues of health, mass (over or under) consumption, biotechnologies & genetical engineering,

sustainability and environmental/ecological concerns, as well as examining how food is used as a vessel for

human interaction in contemporary society, are just some of the topics that are up for discussion in this exhibition.


As part of this exhibition ATVP is hosting a series of intimate dinner parties (What on Earth are we eating

tonight?). Each dinner party will host 8 guests, who will contribute $10 to the evening, and the selected chefs

for each evening will create a 3-course meal with a budget of $80. Each dinner party will be documented

where cooks and guests will be given the opportunity to discuss the exhibition, artworks and its themes in a

friendly conversational environment. To book your spot at a dinner party contact ATVP via email at


Join us at the opening launch of What on Earth are we eating?, Thursday 9 May 6-9pm

and at an Artist Talks session, Saturday 18 May 2-4pm.

  *Curated under ATVPs Emerging Curator Mentorship program. ATVP's Emerging Curator Mentorship program is supported by
The Visual Arts and Craft Strategy and the NSW Government through Arts NSW.

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