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Floristaurant

Floristaurante is an art project based on the importance of eating flowers. In short, a restaurant of flowers. The edible installation and performance were presented for the first time in a context of the market Boqueria in Barcelona in the frame of Antoni Miralda´s project Food Cultura.

Benjamim embodies the role of a television personality where she examines nature/culture relations in the culinary language: A myth serving as a vehicle for explanation and mediation from the history and presence of flowers in our main meals. The artist introduces and describes the edible flowers in a menu based on her own diary of everyday recipes. Marisa Benjamim wants to debunk the contemporary assumption that hunger was part of our original condition.

Floristaurant in the context of Gallery