<h1 class="page">COUNTER SPACE BLOG</h1> <div id="main" class="blog_post"> <div id="header"> Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen </div> <div id="cs_nav" class="blog_post"> <a href="/interactives/exhibitions/2010/counter_space" class="introduction">Introduction</a> <a href="/interactives/exhibitions/2010/counter_space/the_new_kitchen" class="the_new_kitchen">The New Kitchen</a> <a href="/interactives/exhibitions/2010/counter_space/the_frankfurt_kitchen" class="the_frankfurt_kitchen">The Frankfurt Kitchen</a> <a href="/interactives/exhibitions/2010/counter_space/visions_of_plenty" class="visions_of_plenty">Visions of Plenty</a> <a href="/interactives/exhibitions/2010/counter_space/kitchen_sink_dramas" class="kitchen_sink_dramas">Kitchen Sink Dramas</a> <a href="/interactives/exhibitions/2010/counter_space/blog" class="blog">Blog</a> <br class="clear" /> </div> <div id="content"> <div class="box voices blog-entry"> <!--googleon: index--> <div class="share-button wide"> <a title="Share: Kitchen Culture, Captured" class="share" rel="http://www.moma.org/explore/inside_out/2010/12/09/kitchen-culture-captured" href="#share"> <span class="text">Share this post</span> <span class="icon"> <br class="clear"> </span></a> </div> <a name="kitchen-culture-captured" id="kitchen-culture-captured"></a> <div class="date"> <small> December 9, 2010 <span class="blog-categories"> &nbsp;|&nbsp; <a href="/explore/inside_out/category/exhibitions">Collection &amp; Exhibitions</a>, <a href="/explore/inside_out/category/counter-space">Counter Space</a> </span> </small> </div> <h5 class="post"><a href="/explore/inside_out/2010/12/09/kitchen-culture-captured">Kitchen Culture, Captured</a></h5> <p class="byline gray-type"> Posted by <a href="/explore/inside_out/author/aoconnor">Aidan O’Connor</a>, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Architecture and Design </p> <div class="blog-content"> <div class="gallery JS_BlogGallery" id="gallery10862"> <script type="text/javascript">var gallery10862 = {"url":"http:\/\/www.moma.org\/explore\/inside_out\/2010\/12\/09\/kitchen-culture-captured\/","images":[{"url":"http:\/\/www.moma.org\/explore\/inside_out\/inside_out\/wp-content\/uploads\/2010\/12\/IMG_1891lowres-570.jpg","width":570,"height":380,"caption":"Executive Chef Lynn Bound of the Art Food Caf\és. 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All photographs by Paula Court" /> <p class="wp-caption-text">Executive Chef Lynn Bound of the Art Food Cafés. All photographs by Paula Court</p> </div> </noscript> </div> <p>Here is a slideshow of photos from our hit <em><a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2010/counter_space/" target="_blank">Counter Space</a></em> public program, <a href="http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/events/9999" target="_blank">Kitchen Culture</a>. Over 100 people joined us for an incredible dinner in October, inspired by a 1925 German <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2010/counter_space/blog/what-shall-i-cook-the-dessert-competition" target="_blank">cookbook</a> and prepared by Executive Chef Lynn Bound and the Cafe 2 team.<span id="more-10862"></span></p> <div id="attachment_10893" style="width: 360px" class="wp-caption alignleft"><a href="https://www.moma.org/explore/inside_out/inside_out/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/KitcCultDinnProg102810004.sm_.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-10893" title="Kitchen Culture event menu" src="https://www.moma.org/explore/inside_out/inside_out/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/KitcCultDinnProg102810004.sm_.jpg" alt="" width="350" height="454" srcset="https://moma.org/wp/inside_out/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/KitcCultDinnProg102810004.sm_.jpg 350w, https://moma.org/wp/inside_out/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/KitcCultDinnProg102810004.sm_-231x300.jpg 231w" sizes="(max-width: 350px) 100vw, 350px" /></a><p class="wp-caption-text">Kitchen Culture event menu</p></div> <p>Before our historically delicious meal was concluded with Andrea Bell&#8217;s <a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2010/counter_space/blog/what-shall-i-cook-the-dessert-competition" target="_blank">competition</a>-winning <em>pflaumenkuchen</em>, we were also treated to a napkin-folding workshop by Tracy Wilson; a live performance of Rotifer&#8217;s song &#8220;<a href="http://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2010/counter_space/blog/the-curse-of-the-kitchen" target="_blank">Frankfurt Kitchen</a>&#8220;; and &#8220;Good Enough to Eat,&#8221; artist <a href="http://www.re-title.com/artists/NicolasDumit-Estevez.asp" target="_blank">Nicolas Dumit Estevez</a>&#8216;s play on cooking show instruction. The artist explains this rousing parody: &#8220;[E]dible as well as inedible ingredients are used to produce a dish that includes the performer’s body. Toes, thighs, neck, and buttocks are carefully prepared into an elaborate recipe of an onanistic nature that serves one.&#8221;</p> <p>Thank you again to our colleagues and participants who helped realize this unique and memorable event!</p> <div class="clear"></div> </div> <!--googleoff: index--> <p class="sub-nav"> <span class="blog-tags"> Tags: <span class="all-tags"> <a href="/explore/inside_out/tag/counter-space-design-and-the-modern-kitchen" title="Posts tagged Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen (20)">Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen</a> </span> </span> </p> <div id="comments"> <a name="comments"></a> <h2 class="comments">Comments</h2> <div id="comment36181" class="comment first-comment"> <a name="comment36181"></a> <div class="date"><a href="#comment36181"><small>September 22, 2011, 6:04 p.m.</small></a></div> <p>I guess finding useful, reliable information on the intrenet isn&#8217;t hopeless after all.</p> <p class="byline gray-type">Posted by Ebony</p> </div> <form id="commentform" method="post" action="http://moma.org/wp/inside_out/api?json=submit_comment" class="JS_CommentForm"> <input type="hidden" name="post_id" value="10862" /> <input type="hidden" name="redirect" value="https://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2010/counter_space/blog/kitchen-culture-captured#commentform" /> <h2>Leave a Comment</h2> <div id="add-comment" class="comment"> <div class="response hidden"></div> <div class="required float-right">* required information</div> <div class="name">Name<span class="red-type">*</span></div> <input name="name" type="text" size="22" id="name" value="" /> <br class="clear" /> <div class="name">E-mail address<span class="red-type">*</span></div> <input name="email" type="text" size="22" id="email" value="" /> <br class="clear" /> <!-- <div class="name">Follow up</div> <input name="" id="subscribe" type="checkbox" tabindex="5" /> <label for="subscribe">Notify me of further comments on this post</label> <br class="clear" />--> <div class="name">Your comments<span class="red-type">*</span></div> <textarea name="content" rows="7" cols="50" id="content"></textarea> <br class="clear" /> <div id="captcha"> <input name="captcha_challenge" type="hidden" value="97225" /> <div class="name">Spam check<span class="red-type">*</span></div> <div class="input"> <img alt="Cri_137683" longdesc="&lt;a href=&quot;http://moma.org/collection/browse_results.php?object_id=97225&quot;&gt;&lt;i&gt;City&lt;/i&gt;&lt;/a&gt;. 1971. 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