This installation is inspired by my ongoing personal distaste for individuals’ social media posts that depict their subjective perceptions and personal attachments to prepared/staged meals. Yet, food also in and of itself sits perfectly in Kristeva’s ideas of abjection—a beautifully-designed dish showcasing edible, decomposing organic material. Gorgeously presented food draws parallels to the Kristevan apple core, which, too, exists in a liminal space bordering health and decay. In this digital installation, I present the viewer with a feast of food that consists of oppositional qualities and unconventional intersections between our bodies and what we eat on a daily basis.
The Garden of Decadent Delights, 2020-21. Digital/Sculpture installation. 10-minute short.