On July 11 and 12, the Strelka Institute of Media, Architecture and Design will host the first annual conference “Food in the City”, in which international and Russian experts will discuss the role of food as an element of the urban environment and a system-forming factor in the impact on life in the city. Life around publishes a detailed conference program.
The curators of the forum are a British architect and writer Carolyn Steele and former publisher of Afisha-Food magazine and curator of the Moscow Omnivore festivalElena Wolzinger.
Among the speakers:
Architect, professor at London Metropolitan University
Writer, historian, journalist, editor of the Moscow magazine "Safe Reserve", author and co-author of 14 books
The ideologist of the strategy for the development of food culture in Helsinki (Helsinki Foodism)
Toronto Food Policy Council Leader 2000–2010, Specialist on the Impact of Food on Health and Urban Development
and TV presenter
Pere Javier Sirvent World
Head of the Spanish Market Development Program
Deputy Head of the Department of Trade and Services of Moscow
Ideologist of the LavkaLavka farming project
Specialist in vertical gardening technologies, organizer of the community "Vertical gardens and drugstores"
Editor-in-chief of Afisha-Food magazine
Candidate of Geographical Sciences, Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Cultural
and humanitarian geography "
Director of Danilovsky Market
Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, chief agronomist of the Botanical Garden at the Institute. Sechenova
Olga and Pavel Syutkiny
Culinary experts, historians, authors of books on culinary topics
Dean of the Faculty of Landscape Architecture of Moscow State Forest University
Moscow Deputy Mayor for Economic Policy
The first day of the conference is dedicated to the culture of food, its value in modern society, self-identification through food, as well as the politics of city authorities. On the same day at Strelka from 14:00 to midnight - or until the food runs out - temporary street cafes of the Local Food project and Estrorama design studio will work.
Workshop "Cereals", registration by reference
Discussion "Food and urban policy"
Discussion "The value and culture of food"
Screening of the film "Soul Kitchen"
The theme of the second day is the models and the role of urban markets in the modern metropolis, food as an important component of the city’s brand.
Workshop "City Harvest", registration by reference
Discussion "Markets and the space of urban food"
Discussion "The image of the city and food"
Summing up the conference
List of participantsCity Food Marketat the conference
Falafel with hummus
"We eat while standing: shavarma"
with deer "
Salad Bar "White Cottage"
Crabs are Coming ...
Rolls and salads
Milk and fruit shakes
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