Poble News #1
“Communion Wafers with Squid Ink” is an action organized by Food Cultura with the collaboration of the artist Alicia Ríos, that consists of a briefing to the participants followed by the presentation to each of them of a 47x33cm sheet of communion wafer as a base on which to write or sketch with fresh squid ink.
The briefing involves the visitors in the creation of the first issue of the journalistic production “Poble News #1” on an edible base, the wafers and the squid ink. Alicia Rios, for her part, has brought the different chromatic tones to the ink by means of her spices.
Each participant was encouraged to develop a page for a section of this new neighbourhood paper from a choice of themes: Politics; Economy and Crisis; Food and Gastronomy; Sport; Design and Fashion; Language, Culture and Society; Agony Aunt; Announcements; Chronicle; the World back to front; Market and Exchange; Sustainability; Comics; Beliefs and Echoes of Society.
In this way we’ve created the 77 pages of “Poble News #1”. Once the works are finished they can be taken home or even be eaten.
The Action fits within the framework of the “Poble Nou Workshops”. 19 venues opened their doors to display both the physical seat of these creative laboratories and the lines of their productivity. For this reason Miralda and Monte Guillen, founders of Food Cultura, decided to open the doors of their house in Poble Nou for this activity. Not only did the participants perform the action there but they were also invited to observe all their works – their collection as well as their extensive archive.
POBLE NEWS #1
“Tallers Oberts del Poble Nou”, Taller/Arxiu FoodCultura