Visitors - 'I used to eat the plaster from the wall'

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When we spoke with Richtje, she told us that she hadn’t been walking around that long, but that one studio struck her immediately, namely the one from Masha Ru. “I bought one of the clay cups you can eat, which [rummaging in her bag] oh, is broken now. I bought a very thin one. When I was…

Salespeople from eco bio industry told that facemask clay without cosmetics is good for eating. Why not for making cups?

At the moment there are brown, red, green and white colors involved.

Pica is characterized by an appetite for substances largely non-nutritive, such as clay, chalk, dirt, sand, ash, coal, wood, paper, stones, soap, paint, rubber, glass, etc. In the modern medicine pica is officially recognized as a mental disorder. At the same time it can also be a cultural practice not associated with a deficiency or disorder. Pica is a common phenomenon, which is commonly overlooked.

Concept, development and production Masha Ru

Camera 1 Xu
Camera 2 Masha Ru, Isolde Woudstra
Editing Masha Ru, Olga Ganzha
Styling Julie Ottevanger 
Make-up Yvette de Kler
Photography Masha Ru, Isolde Woudstra

Eaters: Kate & Parfume, Nathalie & Clay, Isolde & Ice cubes, Reinco & Toenail, Dana & Seeds, Maarten & Dry pasta, Nika & Flowers & Chalk, Masha & Stone

With thanks to THE BOOKSTORE FOUNDATION and its members: Anneke van den Berg, Chris Meighan, Dimitry de Graaf, Pauline van der Meer, Robin Haig, Rowen Meertens, Sue Doeksen, Suzan Kolen

Our project during BOLO-K - sneak preview

The show was made possible with support of

- Kulter (www.kulter.nl)

- The Bookstore foundation (www.bookstoreproject.nl)

- Stadsdeel Amsterdam West (www.west.amsterdam.nl)

- Jutters Dok (www.juttersdok.nl)

- Vega-Life (www.vega-life.nl)

- Phoenix Nails

Master chefs of art, love & hate, The Bookstore, BOLO-K, press-release

Master chefs of art, love & hate, The Bookstore, BOLO-K, press-release

Tomorrow in Kulter

chalk

chalk

Charcoal as a snack - preparing for the show in Kulter

Charcoal as a snack - preparing for the show in Kulter

Installation at the Bookstore for the BOLO-K

opening at the Bookstore 06/10/12

photos Henri Gosen

more: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.409104872476500.101569.100001309733554

The response of Marjolijn Rijks to the PICA installation during the BOLO-K

Life stream between Kulter and The Bookstore during the BOLO-K weekend. Two locations with PICA interactive installation have been connected. The table with unusual snacks became continuation of each other.

HoopDoop magazine, 16th issue

http://www.hoopdoopmagazine.com/?page_id=2397

Stadsdeel West, Amsterdam

Stadsdeel West, Amsterdam

"Strange eating project" at two locations in Bos en Lommer, Amsterdam
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The Bookstore (Ernest Staesstraat 1)  http://www.bookstoreproject.nl
Opening reception: 6th of October, 17:00
fb event: http://www.facebook.com/events/470346019671715/
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Kulter (Sanderijnstraat 21) www.kulter.nl
Opening reception: 14 October, 17:00
fb event: http://www.facebook.com/events/479392065429027/
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Opening times of both locations during the Bolo-k art routes (http://www.bolo-k.nl/)
13 & 14 October, 12:00-18:00
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OPEN CALL
Do you like the sound of wood crackling in a fireplace? And what about its taste? Have you ever been eating coal, paper, cosmetics, walls, soap, or animal food? For the exhibition EAT PLAY ARTS we are  looking for people, who eat unusual things. Drop by and participate in a collective performance. Don’t hesitate to bring along your favorite delicatessen.
Any questions?
Drop me a line: dubbelbeeld at gmail dot com

"Strange eating project" at two locations in Bos en Lommer, Amsterdam

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The Bookstore (Ernest Staesstraat 1)  http://www.bookstoreproject.nl

Opening reception: 6th of October, 17:00

fb event: http://www.facebook.com/events/470346019671715/

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Kulter (Sanderijnstraat 21) www.kulter.nl

Opening reception: 14 October, 17:00

fb event: http://www.facebook.com/events/479392065429027/

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Opening times of both locations during the Bolo-k art routes (http://www.bolo-k.nl/)

13 & 14 October, 12:00-18:00

———————————————————————————————

OPEN CALL

Do you like the sound of wood crackling in a fireplace? And what about its taste? Have you ever been eating coal, paper, cosmetics, walls, soap, or animal food? For the exhibition EAT PLAY ARTS we are  looking for people, who eat unusual things. Drop by and participate in a collective performance. Don’t hesitate to bring along your favorite delicatessen.

Any questions?

Drop me a line: dubbelbeeld at gmail dot com