Looks Like Grit, Smells Like Chocolate
In The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Michael Pollan characterizes the American processed food industry as “The triumph of industrial thinking over the logic of evolution”. I have been considering this line as I walk the streets of my 'hood: Here raw pork becomes smoked sausage; over there, infinite Chicken McNuggets are turned out 24/7. Here I am surrounded by raw material-- trucked and trained in, broken down into its smallest components, re-constituted, transmogrified, rebuilt, and transformed--into shiny, packaged and consumable, cultural commodity.
Meat, Paint, Body;
Digitalia; scraps of studio.