November 20, 2010
2:00 – 8:00 pm
Second floor gallery
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Arthouse does not have the ability to keep food hot for an extended period of time. If your dish needs to be served hot, please bring it close to 5 pm. Thank you for your cooperation.
Join Arthouse and exhibiting artist Jason Middlebrook on Saturday, November 20 for a full day of art, food, and fun! In conjunction with Middlebrook’s site-specific exhibition More Art About Buildings and Food, Arthouse is hosting a FREE community and family-friendly potluck event along with many related activities.
Please join us and bring your favorite dish to share with friends, old and new. Need an idea for a dish? Visit the exhibition beforehand and choose a recipe from Middlebrook’s wall drawing, created from 177 recipes submitted to Arthouse from friends across the globe. Workshops and demonstrations begin at 2pm. Potluck dinner begins at 5 pm – please bring a dish to share!
Schedule of Events:
GINGERBREAD ARCHITECTURE WITH AIMEE OLSON
Aimee Olson is the Department Dean of Baking & Patisserie at Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Austin and a four time nominee for the James Beard Award. She will demonstrate gingerbread building techniques while participants craft their own creations.
EAT YOUR GARDEN WITH DORSEY BARGER
Dorsey Barger is the co-owner of Eastside Café, which opened its doors in 1988 and is still one of Austin’s favorite restaurants. Barger will demonstrate how to prepare homegrown vegetables and herbs from your own backyard, using techniques and flavor combinations inspired by the café’s own kitchen garden.
EDIBLE ART WITH PAUL QUI
Paul Qui is the Executive Chef of Uchiko. Qui attended Austin’s Texas Culinary Academy and under the tutelage of chef/owner Tyson Cole, worked his way up from the tempura station to second in command at Uchi – arguably Austin’s best restaurant. Qui is now Executive Chef at Cole’s newest venture, Uchiko, which features sushi and Japanese farmhouse cuisine.
FILM SCREENING: GORDON MATTA CLARK’S FOOD (1972)
This documentary chronicles the legendary SoHo artists’ cooperative that served organic food and offered a space for discussions and performances, playing an important role in New York City’s artistic community in the early 1970s.
TALKING ART WITH JASON MIDDLEBROOK / POTLUCK BEGINS
Let’s eat! Grab a plate and listen to Jason discuss the exhibition and his artistic practice.
MUSICAL PERFORMANCE: TIGR
In celebration of the exhibition title’s inspiration, TIGR performs songs from the Talking Heads seminal album, More Songs About Buildings and Food.
Arthouse’s spectacular roof top deck will be open to the public from 7 – 8:30 pm.
This event is presented by Edible Austin.
Special thanks to Pure Rain and Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts, Austin.