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 cooked 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