Book and Knife

 

2021  /  Video Installation (Full HD video, book and knife)

 

Filmed and Edited by Miku Sato

Performed by Kiara Amartya Mohamad, Yin Kohar and Katinka van Gorkum

Coordination by Yol Nakanishi

Script Translated by Mayumi Nakazaki and Kiara Amartya Mohamad

 

 

Based on three Indonesian and Dutch cookbooks published between 1902 and 1967, the work depicts food culture, politics, feminism, and how they are interrelated. In the video, Soto/Saoto soup is made by three women and the Warung Mini restaurant in Rotterdam.

 

The books: "MUSTIKARASA", "PANDAI MASAK" and "GROOT NIEUW VOLLEDIG OOST-INDISCH KOOKBOEK" 

 

 

       

        ▲ Installation view of the exhibition at Foundation B.a.d

        ▼ Video still