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Do you think it is possible to make real art with food? Ellie Markovitch is a fabulous Brazilian lady to meet in person; she is also a NY-based multimedia artist able to create masterpieces with her all-Latin obsession with food, recipes, cooking, gardens and community. She seems to work in two separate dimensions – one connected with earth, fresh produce, people’s recipes; the other with electronic media such as video, digital photography, installation – but then she brings them together in very unique creations like STORY COOKING, STORY HARVEST, and YUMMY SUNDAYS.
While STORY COOKING is a blog project (www.storycooking.com) collecting family memories and recipes to be shared in the form of virtual time capsules, STORY HARVEST is a participatory work where Ellie Markovitch plans a sophisticated and creative food event whose final result very much depends on the participation and creativity of the community. With the support…
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