BYOFOOD LAB

BYOF(food) calls attention to the social, informational and geographic divides that food represents within New York City.  It address the spectrum of knowledge that inform our food choices – the statistics, origins, context, food chain and nutrition values – engaging the visitor in the questions, “Why Food?  Why Now?”

Date: TBD Fall 2011
Location:
TBD

 

CURATOR
Elizabeth T.Jones
is a strategist and producer of food and design related projects. Through the development of special programming for educators and designers exploring the food medium, her work has been focused on addressing food systems and food’s social divide. She teaches what she likes to call, “Locavore Nutrition,” with Greenmarket, Studio in A School and Columbia Teachers College. While working on her first book she is pursuing a Food Studies MA at NYU. Known for her guest-blogs on GOOD and Eat Me Daily, for her delicious pies and vast knowledge of sustainable caviar, Elizabeth lives in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

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TEAM
SMART Design (Carla Diana, Alistair Bramley, Richard Whitehall)
http://smartdesignworldwide.com/

Leong/Leong architects (Chris and Dominic Leong)
http://leong-leong.com/

 

PARTNERS
TBD

 

SPECIAL THANKS
Thomas Issacson, Colin Kelly, Yvonne Lin, Lisette Sotelo