The first dinner of the linkurl:Cross (x) Species;http://www.environmentalhealthclinic.net/ooz/projects/xspecies/ supper club last Saturday straddled science, environmentalism and performance art. The host, environmental artist linkurl:Natalie Jeremijenko,;http://www.environmentalhealthclinic.net/people/natalie-jeremijenko/ greeted her guests in a space-age nurse's tunic, silver pants and white boots. And though 22 humans showed up, the guests of honor were five bullfrogs that sat on a pedestal at the center of the linkurl:Eyebeam;http://eyebeam.org/ art gallery in New York City.
Billed as "Lifestyles of the Wet and Slimy," this was the first installment of the monthly feast of the Cross (x) Species Adventure Club. And though the scene was playful, the ultimate goal extended beyond the casual chuckle. Jeremijenko organized the club to persuade guests to consider the environmental impact of their eating decisions -- this time on wetlands. Each dish in the five-course meal, which was designed...
they were the guests of honor!
Photo: Daniel Grushkin
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