ExTV Presents: Eats & Sweets

In the wake of the holiday season of acceptable gorging, this month’s program features work that interrogates the presence of food in our lives, consumption, and the individual lives of the things we consume. This month’s featured artists are listed as shown:

Comfort Food

Leah Silver

2017

7:47

This video piece is a bitter-sweet gesture to the importance of food in constructing an identity of home. The idea of home and longing for comfort are reflected in the literal nourishment of one’s body with food as well as a longing for physical comfort through the sense of touch. 

Philippine Neapolitan

Jerico Domingo

2017

5:00

Exploration of the consumption, digestion, and regurgitation of commodified culture. 

tim.

Chanina Katz

2017

3:51

There is an emptiness inside tim, but he doesn’t know whether it is because he is hungry or lonely.