The Center for Genomic Gastronomy
Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture by Gregory Sholette
- opened with as cafe/museum
- finding a space a problem until they realize that Genomic Gastronomy doesn't need a place "homeless since 2010"
Fake it until you make it
-Keep asking stupid questions - the power of artists is to ask questions in a way that scientists haven't thought of
Zach was asked to teach a class about culinary theory but had no idea about it - using color theory to study different shades of aubergine of eggplants
From Kat: Public Engagement
Editing Wikipedia - wondering how knowledge could be produced collectively - looking through the edit history seeing how knowledge gets contested.
Cisgenesis: scientists make up stuff and then create a history to support their work
Be careful what you wish for
Became a non-profit. Having a mission statement was helpful Definining keywords, having definitions was helpful as well. - it took two years of just making work to define genomic gastronomy
Keep questioning science and how scientific discoveries are treated as the solution to the world problems
Becoming Expert, staying Temporary
Making money is an issue
Takeaways: - giving agency to people attending the event - thinking about the future.
Fashion Institute of Sex Design Fashion Design Institute for Better Masturbatory Designs Rehm Coolhaus