San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
( The audiences will experience Taiwan history with all different senses in this event )
Taiwan has received waves of migrants since the beginning of its written history. Together, these people of distinctive cultural backgrounds witnessed the island’s historical milestones: colonisation, martial law administration and democratisation. Centuries of cultural collision and fusion have shaped Taiwan into a multi-faceted country, but its historical complexity often leads to discussions on what constitutes the Taiwanese identity and which culture best represents Taiwan.
Curated by architect Rain Wu and designer Shikai Tseng in collaboration with chef Chung-Ho Tsai, Research & Development Chef at the renowned Taiwanese fine dining restaurant Pasadena, and excute by Raymond Feng, ex-Sous Chef of Le Monde de Joël Robuchon London, with supports from architectural designer Lydia Chang. Reflecting on the history of Taiwan, the dishes serve as a reminder that cultural collision and fusion have been and will continue to be powerful forces that propel the country towards a united yet diverse utopia.
(Each dish not only presents the story with the important incident of Taiwan, but also combine interactive experience through all different senses.)
An experimental tasting menu of five dishes will guide the audience on a narrated journey through the installation’s themes. Each session (pre-book only) lasts for approximately 45 minutes.
(During last event in London Design Biennale 2016, we had more than 50 media exposures crossing the whole world.)
Eatopia had exhibited and represented Taiwan pavilion in London Design Biennale in Sept. 2016, and been titled as the top 5 among all the participated countries by some of the most influenced art & design Media, crossing US, UK, Europe and Asia, make sure you don't miss one of the best food design performance in the world.
Please note this is an English base performance, but we do provide Mandarin summary for each sections of the stories. if you are curious what you are going to experience, you could also visit our website.
We look forward to present you "Eatopia", a brand new way to experience Taiwan culture and history in HongKong.
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