Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
AEIVA’S A la carte exhibition will use the visual arts to present an expansive look at our culture’s complicated relationship with food. The exhibition will feature works from over 30 nationally and internationally renowned contemporary artists whose work utilizes food to explore relevant contemporary social and cultural issues. These works examine the role of food in advertising, popular culture, nutrition, activism, food disparities, globalization, sexuality, spirituality, worker’s rights, cultural identity, sustainability, and many other topics.