Indulging the Performative at the Borough Market, London

Andrea, Traci, and Lexi created a PowerPoint for their final project in London about how food can be performative through many senses to create an understood language similar to their dance performances. The students used the Borough Market in London as the setting for their extravagant, sensory food adventure. Food As: Performance “Food, and all that is associated with it, is already larger than life. It is already highly charged with meaning and affect it is …ALIVE …FUGITIVE …SENSORY”   Food As: A Strong Visual Effect This opulent display of desserts attracted customers from across the market. Each dessert paid particular attention to detail—whether it was in the scripting of letters, the geometric cutting of each slice, or the swirling [...]