Insecta Delecta, sensory explorations for an insectivorous future. Cat Jones creates an edible vivarium from recipes for assimilation…and all that frass*! With ‘exotic ingredients’ by chef Soon Lee Low.
Commissioned by The Wired Lab, creators of landscape scale art, for the agri(culture) project, a series of events exploring the rural vernacular, ancient and emerging agricultural systems, curated by Sarah Last.
*frass: 1. to feast, to devour (like an animal) 2. insecta ejectamenta
2.30pm – 10pm
Saturday 21 October 2017
The Wired Lab, Muttama, NSW
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Artists include Cat Jones with Insecta Delecta; Field Theory with Kids vs Art; Julie Vulcan with DARKbodies; Chris Watson (UK) with Sanctuary; Tamara Dean with The Edge; Dave Burraston with Grain Silo Meditation Tones; Harriet Goodall with the Wiradjuri Grasslands Weaving and Tanning project; Bron Batton with Onstage Dating; and The Ronalds with Beggan Beggan.
agri(culture) has been funded by the federal government through the Australia Council for the arts, its arts funding and advisory body; Festivals Australia; and Create NSW.
Insecta Delecta special thanks to Robert Blackburn at Macleay Museum; Paul Weston and Mark Greco at Charles Sturt University; Kayla Shephard at Something Wild; Sky Blackburn at Edible Bug Shop, Eddie and Sharon at Butterfly Adventures and many others.