spritz-spirit

/ eating air /

This food performance was part of the Flux factory collective food art extravaganza entitled "All You Can Art". Miwa's performance was the appetizer, she wanted to have you eat air. Yes eat air. Somewhere between taste and smell all these experiences got you thinking about your tasting mechanism. And concentrating on these often overlooked "chemical" senses.

grain-graine


Place the dropper with the pommegranite seed into your mouth and squirt. The liquid should vaporize and fill your senses with a perfumed sugary smell as you eat the pommegranite seed.

golden liquid


This liquid is an extremely common taste. Everyone knows what it is yet in this environment far removed from it's original shape and texture, many people have a very difficult time placing exactly what it is and yet they know the taste so well that it elicits memories perhaps some nostalgia.

flu-flu


In the back-ground of this image you can see the extremely light cracker-like "flu-flu". Even lighter and fluffier than a meringue"flu-flu" has some heavily scented herbs inside, including rose-hips which pack much taste though there is hardly any matter to the cracker.

spirit of air


Each of these glacial tubes contains one of four taste/smells. You are meant to inhale them. You do not actually ingest anything, yet the taste fills your mouth. You are actually eating air.

The show got a little press

copyright Miwa Koizumi 2003

NEWS


upcoming:

FIAF Crossing the Line 2010

/Farm City Fair/

Sept. 12, 2010 (11am-5pm)

The Invisible Dog Art Center

Miwa is presenting a new flavor 'Bergen St.' of NY Flavors Ice Cream as part of this year's Crossing the Line Festival


recent:

Free Store

/NY Flavors Ice Cream /

Feb. 19th and March 20th

99 Nassau St.

Miwa is presenting a new flavor 'Wall St.' of NY Flavors Ice Cream at the opening and closing of the Free Store

Broadthinking

/Unnatural Acts and other illicit thoughts about nature/

Jan. 2-15, 2009

Broadway Gallery

Small quick show in a venerable downtown institution

Peekskill Project08

/PET Project and NY Flavors Ice Cream /

Sept. 13 - Nov. 23rd 2008

Peekskill, NY

Miwa is installing some PETs on the piers and will be serving a new flavor of NY Flavors Ice Cream for 2 days at the opening

Working Space 08

/Curated by Tatiana Arocha/

Aug 2 - Sept 20, 2008

Cuchifritos Gallery and Project Space

Artists employing a wide variety of media, from AAI's Rotating Studio Program, Fall 2007 and Spring 2008. Curated by Tatiana Arocha

Cool

/Summer Invitational/

Jul 10 - Aug 15, 2008

George Adams Gallery

A New York Flavors Ice Cream performance at the opening of a show called "Cool" at the George Adams Gallery in Chelsea. Miwa will be serving a new New York Flavored Ice Cream "34th St Herald Square" (kimuchi !).

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