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01 September 2014, Nathalie Aubret
The food system is not a chain as it is usually referred to, rather, it could be described as consisting of a multitude of interdependent cycles. Problematic issues with the prevailing food system have become increasingly publicised in recent years. Pollution in the Baltic Sea, the horse meat scandal, and animal welfare issues are just the tip of the iceberg. The response from food activists and also the general public has been a call for a more transparent food system.
21 January 2014 17:07, John W. Fail
Foodycle Festival #2 will take place in September again this year. You are mostly welcome to join our open Foodycle 14′ open planning meeting next Tuesday 28.1 from 6 to 8 pm at Pixelache office in Suvilahti (Building 7, A-entrance, on the kalasatama side). We have a special guest from Moks in Estonia attending the meeting, who is currently a micro-resident at Pixelache. Her name is Evelyn Müürsepp and she is the founder the Mooste Food Club. MORE
19 August 2014 13:14, Andrew Gryf Paterson
Last year Pixelache & Ruoan Tulevaisuus initiated Foodycle, a transdisciplinary festival, for anyone interested in food issues. It brings together artists, designers, scientists, grassroots organisations, students, and consumers in general. It aims to recover the true meaning of ecosystem thinking – a bridge between art, design and science – and a space for sharing ideas for sustainable food in the current and future Finland. The second edition of Foodycle 2014, entitled ‘Fork off’, explores the notion of ‘food security’, which is fundamentally about access to food. The event is...
26 August 2014 17:55, Nathalie Aubret
Foodycle 2014 is offering two interesting panel discussions on Saturday 6th September. The first one focusing of social aspects of food security in Finland will be held in Finnish, and the second one dealing with global food security, in English. Read more
11 March 2013 16:12, John W. Fail
This post is made as the epilogue of my micro-residency at Pixelache during March 18-22 2013. You can find a post on my blog about my expectations and anticipation made on the first day, which was for me to make sense of the collaboration. It's been already two weeks after I've spent my time in Pixelache. It was rather short, in part because I was ill for a day, but also Pixelache's mode of operations was quite hard to comprehend in the beginning as to why Pixelache is interested in Food-Info-Activism. Having started mainly with electronic arts in its inception, it seemed Pixelache and its...
21 August 2013 16:58, Nathalie Aubret
Foodycle is a two-day event organised as a collaboration between Pixelache Helsinki and Ruoan tulevaisuus (Future of Food) and other partners. It is a transdisciplinary and participatory food festival that brings together food producers, artists, designers, scientists, grassroots organisations, students, and consumers in general. It aims to recover the true meaning of ecosystem thinking–a bridge between art, design and science–and a space for sharing ideas for sustainable food in the current and future Finland. The programme is organised in Viikki (12.9) and Suvilahti (13.9) around various...