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2398 gr. A Book about Food, 2003

 Item — Box: 184
Identifier: CC-40697-42671

Scope and Contents

Fabrica is a communication research and development center founded in 1994 by the Benetton Group. At Fabrica young artists and experimenters under 25 gather and develop their creativity and concrete communication pojects in fields that range from cinema, graphic design, industrial design, music, illustration, photography, new media and editorial production...2398 gr. is the title of a book interpreting food - a fundamental cultural and anthropological stimulus. Exploring our relationship with food, the techniques of contemporary art; food as fetish, ritual, dependence, festivity, emotion, pleasure, obsession, chemistry, relation or fear. Or food as landscape, design, a metaphor, a sign, dance and architecture. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 2003



1 item (1 book object) : 1 soft cover book (319 pages) + 13 sleeve pages + compact disc, all in 1 box (aluminum foil) with lid (cardboard, printed) ; 21.9 x 19.2 x 2.5 cm (book), 28 x 22 x 5.5 cm (box)

Language of Materials



Original Sackner Archive Location

shelf alphabetical

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, gift of Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.

Materials Specific Details

Published: Catena di Villorba, Italy : Electra. Nationality of creator: Italian.

Processing Information

Added by: RUTH; updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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