Three Banquets For a Queen
Gastronomy meets art in a new series, On the Table, edited by the provocative, genre-straddling Swedish writer Charlotte Birnbaum.
Options with Nostrils brings together a collection of previously unpublished essays, both theoretical and visual, by artists, curators and a group of post-graduates from the Fine Art program at Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam, who together founded the Office for the Unknown.
An exhibition catalog from M HKA, Antwerp, documenting the group called Auguste Orts, a production platform set up by Brussels-based artists Herman Asselberghs, Sven Augustijnen, Manon de Boer, and Anouk De Clercq.
In 2007, when Rotterdam proclaimed itself European Youth Capital 2009, Dutch marketing strategist-writer-coach-idea generator Andre Platteel was hired to find out what, exactly, “youth” (meaning the multi-ethnic, economically diverse 12-to-27-year olds in Rotterdam) wanted, hoped for, dreamed about.