As we close out this year’s AAPI Heritage Month, I invite you to check out this really phenomenal multi-disciplinary exhibit in San Francisco — “Eating Cultures” — which was organized by the Asian Pacific Islander Cutural Center 17th annual United States of Asian America Festival, and the Asian American Women Artist Association.
“Eating Cultures” is having it’s closing reception today at 6-9pm at the SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, featuring music and a wonderful potluck! It is free and open to the public, but please try to RSVP on Facebook!
More after the jump!
Here is the full invite:
VENUE: SOMArts Cultural Center, Main Gallery, 934 Brannan Street, San Francisco.
CLOSING RECEPTION: Friday, May 30, 2014. 6-9pm. Featuring a community pot?luck, guests are invited to bring a dish to share.? Special performances: Sausage Homage by invited artist Genevieve? Erin O’Brien?, The Kimchi Poetry Project by Margaret Rhee, and The Great Tortilla Conspiracy by Rene Yañez. Co-hosted by Community Health for Asian Americans. RSVP on Facebook!
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?ABOUT THE EXHIBITION
AAWAA and Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) join forces to present the multidisciplinary art exhibition Eating Cultures, for the United States of Asian America Festival throughout May 2014. Featuring over thirty emerging and established Asian Pacific American artists from around the country, Eating Cultures is a deliciously provocative multi-disciplinary arts exhibition of artworks inspired by Asian American food and foodways. Using food as a lens, artist share stories of global migration, adaptation, entrepreneurship, and the central importance of food in Asian communities around the world. In addition to over fifty art, film, and literary works, Eating Cultures will feature Asian American oral histories provided by Southern Foodways Alliance via Guide by Cell, a pop-up shop, and a recipe wall for audiences to share their favorite family recipes.