[Tastebridge] CCA+La Cocina Cookbook Memoir Release (Dec 17 @ 18 Reasons Gallery)

Patrick Keys citizenkeys at gmail.com
Fri Dec 10 17:00:12 PST 2010


Noisebridge is only a few blocks away.

Safety in numbers:
Maybe a group of us can walk over there together.
Anybody else that wants to attend, please let me know.
Lets try to agree on a time to go over there.


Patrick Keys
citizenkeys at gmail.com




On 12/10/2010 3:53 PM, Rosanna Yau wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Sorry to plug this here, but I thought you guys might be interested
> since this is about food and it's only 2 blocks down from NB (18th &
> Guerrero).
>
> In short, my students are having their cookbook memoir release and
> reception next Friday, and there will be some tasty food provided by La
> Cocina chefs. It's free to the public and you can stop by at any time
> between 3-6pm, so come by and check it out! See below for more info.
> Thanks! —Ro
>
>
> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
>
> Melissa Martin & Rosanna Yau, Instructors
>
> 1111 8th StreetSan Francisco, CA 94107
>
> 1(800)447-1278
>
> mmartin2 at cca.edu <mailto:mmartin2 at cca.edu>, ryau at cca.edu
> <mailto:ryau at cca.edu>
>
>
>
> *CCA ENGAGE program presents the Stirred + Simmered Project: A
> collaborative project between CCA students + La Cocina*
>
> **
>
> SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. — December 2, 2010
>
>
> The California College of the Arts Community Arts Program in
> collaboration with the Center for Art and Public Life’s Engage at CCA
> initiative and the La Cocina incubator kitchen will present the CCA’s
> Community Arts Graphic Production 2010 fall class’ Stirred + Simmered
> Project Exhibition + Book Release on December 17, 2010, at the 18
> Reasons Gallery in San Francisco. The one-day exhibition and reception
> is free and open to the public between 3-6pm.
>
>
> The Stirred + Simmered project is an investigation of culinary
> narratives by students of the Graphic Production course within the
> Community Arts and Diversity studies program. Using ethnographic
> research and interviewing, each student sat one-on-one with chefs from
> La Cocina’s Food Business Incubation program to hear first-hand about
> the experiences, motivations and meaning surrounding their recipes,
> business and culinary practices. Back in the studio, students were
> challenged to experiment with typography, pattern-making, layout and
> creative writing as a way to synthesize their research into a visual
> story in which to share with the larger community. These stories and
> recipes have been collected into a visual cookbook memoir, which will be
> available for purchase starting December 6.
>
>
> Food and Design feed us in some way. Recipes are more than just food,
> and design can be used for more than just advertising—they can both
> unveil rich stories and serve a greater purpose in our society. This
> project attempts to exemplify the power and possibility of graphic
> design to benefit communities, educational needs and social causes
> through the shaping or influencing of behavior and perception. It also
> presents graphic design as a way to illuminate and talk about issues of
> diversity, culture and migration, as well as the social, economic and
> cultural role that a graphic designer plays within communities and the
> organizations that serve those communities.
>
>
> This exhibition and book release reception will feature the design work
> of 17 CCA fine arts undergraduates from a diverse pool of disciplines,
> including Community Arts, Film, Graphic Design, Jewlery/Metal Arts,
> Photography, Industrial Design, and Visual Critical Studies. The
> exhibition will showcase each student’s story of their partner client,
> the final Stirred + Simmered Cookbook memoir, edible food samples of the
> featured recipes and a raffle to give away 3 signed copies of the
> Stirred + Simmered book. A limited edition number of books will be
> available at the reception for purchase and signing by the designers and
> chefs. Pre-purchased books may also be brought to the reception for signing.
>
>
> The relentless contribution of this interdisciplinary group of students
> is a good example of how community projects like these can happen—so
> come celebrate their efforts by engaging with the community! Come join
> CCA and La Cocina at 18 Reasons for some great stories, food, and drinks!
>
>
> *Exhibition & Book Release Reception*
>
> Friday, December 17, 2010
>
> 3:00-6:00pm
>
> 18 Reasons
>
> 593 Guerrero at 18th Street
>
> San Francisco, CA
>
>
> A limited number of signed books will be available for purchase at the
> reception. Pre-orders for books will be available staring December 6^th
> at www.stirredandsimmered.com <http://www.stirredandsimmered.com> or by
> emailing info at stirredandsimmered.com
> <mailto:info at stirredandsimmered.com>. Bring your pre-purchased books to
> the reception for signing by the designers and chefs.
>
>
> All book sale proceeds benefit La Cocina programs.
>
>
>
> *This project is kindly supported by:*
>
> **
>
> *The California College of the Arts Community Arts Program*
>
> The Community Arts Program is an interdisciplinary, community-based
> academic program devoted to creative practice in the public sphere. The
> program focuses on the ways artists and designers interact, collaborate,
> and intervene in a variety of social networks in order to build
> sustainable community relationships, engage cultural diversity, and
> stimulate social transformation.
>
> For more information:www.cca.edu/academics/community-arts
> <http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cca.edu%2Facademics%2Fcommunity-arts&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNFqMGGq_lcc4UfFD1kzgfg-8_n8TA>
>
>
> *ENGAGE at CCA*
>
> Housed at CCA's Center for Art and Public Life, ENGAGE at CCA
> dynamically advances the college's mission to prepare its students for
> lifelong creative work and service to their communities through a
> curriculum in fine art, architecture, design, and writing. Partner
> organizations are located in diverse, under-resourced neighborhoods.
>
> For more information:www.cca.edu/academics/engage
> <http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cca.edu%2Facademics%2Fengage&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHexwN9h-zHH9vov1rAq0oI8cGlrA>
>
>
> *The Center for Art and Public Life*
>
> The Center for Art and Public Life creates community partnerships using
> art, design, writing, and architecture to address issues of social
> justice, diversity, community development, and education. Its
> programming is woven across disciplines at California College of the
> Arts and serves the diverse populations of the San Francisco Bay Area.
>
> For more information:www.center.cca.edu
> <http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.center.cca.edu%2F&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNFSa_yFi8zRhMqb8CfF4w9GHkvUVw>
>
>
> *La Cocina*
>
> La Cocina is San Francisco’s first incubator kitchen. The mission of La
> Cocina is to cultivate low-income food entrepreneurs as they formalize
> and grow their businesses by providing affordable commercial kitchen
> space, industry-specific technical assistance and access to market
> opportunities. La Cocina focus primarily on women from communities of
> color and immigrant communities. La Cocina’s vision is that
> entrepreneurs will become economically self-sufficient and contribute to
> a vibrant economy doing what they love to do.
>
> For more information:www.lacocinasf.org
> <http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lacocinasf.org%2F&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHeDu4p0VLaWWbVocx4neSoYrJUKA>
>
>
> *18 Reasons*
>
> 18 Reasons is a non-profit engaging the community through food and art.
> They offer a year-round calendar of unique wine tastings, art shows,
> community dinners, food classes, interactive workshops, and more in
> their intimate community space.
>
> For more information:www.18reasons.org
> <http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.18reasons.org%2F&sa=D&sntz=1&usg=AFQjCNHi7t_PCd9Gx_Pl0l91JAOouvvg7A>
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