Sunday, 13 January 2013

The Artist Dining Room Presents A 'Williams S Burroughs' Supper Club near Broadway Market

The Artist Dining Room Supper Club is a new project from Guest Projects and Matthew Phelps of Funthyme Dining, aiming to celebrate artists through the medium of food.  First up is beat writer William S Burroughs (The Naked Lunch); future artists will include Louise Bourgeois and David Lynch.

"Yinka Shonibare MBE's project space Guest Projects and chef Matthew Phelps of Funthyme Dining and Events will launch the first of a series of sensory tingling supper clubs which will be much more than just a feast for the palate, but for the eyes, ears, imagination and beyond.
The Friday Launch of The Artist Dining Room supper club will explore the life and works of William Burroughs, through dining, discussion and visual installations, with our host for the occasion Alex Baker. Diners will be in for a BANG!

The ‘Beet’ Generation -
(Roast heritage beetroots, horseradish mascarpone, tarragon and hazelnuts
A play on words on The Beat Generation. A vibrant, fresh and seasonal starter)
Striped Bass fished from Lake Huron in 1920
The Apple Shot
(Majoun stuffed baked apple, with all the evidence
W S Burroughs famously shot his wife while performing a William Tell style trick. We’d serve a ‘drugless’ Majoun stuffed baked apple but with a used rifle shot lodged within it.)

The Artist Dining Room is the new pop-up supper club at Guest Projects, opening a space where creative minds can engage with the ideas of a well known artist through food.
The Chef Matthew Phelps of Funthyme Dining & Events will create a tailor made menu exploring the fundamental, social and intellectual content of the artists work, through the meal.
In London's East-end artistic hub Yinka Shonibare MBE's Guest Projects space is located along Regents Canal, providing a great space for creative thinkers to socialise around food. Hosted on the First Thursdays of every other month, The Artist Dining Room offers the chance to visit East London's late night exhibitions followed by a memorable dining experience with others.
Dinners will be inspired by Artists and Art movements including -
William Burroughs, Louise Bourgeois , Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kara Walker, Joseph Beuys, David Lynch , Barbara Kruger and more.

The following banquets will be held on the below dates-
Thursday 4th April 2013 – Louise Bourgeois
Thursday 6th June 2013 – David Lynch"

When - Friday 8th February

Where - Shonibare Studio & Guest Projects, Sunbury House, 1 Andrews Road, London E8 4QL

Cost - £34 from here

Link 1 - The Artist Dining Room
Link 2 - Guest Projects

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