Dana Sherwood in Surface

Dana Sherwood in Surface

Will Work With Food

By Kevin West

Printed in December Issue
Posted on December 08, 2017

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…Dana Sherwood stretches food-based identity to its furthest limit—as the defining activity of the species Homo sapiens—and keeps going. Inspired by 19th-century illustrated cooking encyclopedias, 1960s Jell-O molds, and the writing of Claude Levi-Strauss, the New York–based artist creates feasts not intended for human consumption. Instead, Sherwood composes her outdoor banquets, turns on a nighttime infrared
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