Food Borne Health

Six photographs mounted on aluminium 46 x 35 cm

The work sets out to raise issues on the contradictory roles of food to facilitate both health and ill-health, and to consider the extent of mankind's responsibility to regulate these states.

Food transforms itself into other forms of existence through its consumption and metabolism by living organisms. Man's cerebral activities have evolved, however, to enable him to devise a 'value' system in which his psychical and cultural perceptions of food are thought presently to be shaped by repressed fears of death, the disintegration of form and the self. Terms such as decay, decomposition, disease, and waste are part of >more


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