Day Four: Farewell to #AFairLand

The spread was laid out in front of us. Soup, dips, sauces, salads, sweet treats and more, it was a feast for the eyes. Saddened that it was my last day but enthusiastic about the new recipes I’d come away with, I was amazed at how fast the day flew. Today my fellow Food School…

Day Three #AFairLand: All is fair in love and courgettes

I dreamt about courgettes last night. They were marching, yes, marching, through the gates of IMMA and plonking themselves down on the courtyard with their bellies to the sky. It was so bizarre that I actually managed to wake myself up. Ready for another day at Food School, this morning I headed in with courgettes…

Day Two: #AFairLand Alive and Kicking at IMMA

Day two at A Fair Land began in earnest. The courtyard has yet to fully transform due to technicalities but it’s a definite work-in-progress. But first, let me talk a bit about the project’s creators: Grizedale Arts. Based on the historic site of Lawson Park farm in the Lake District in the UK, their site still runs…

Day One: Courgettes aplenty at IMMA’s #AFairLand Food School

From Friday 12th – Sun 28th August, the Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA) is hosting a very intriguing collaboration with Grizedale Arts, with courgettes as their star. That’s right: courgettes. Titled A Fair Land, the project looks at how humans’ inherent creativity can be used to develop a system for living, using the simplest…