Laura Cuch


Arda's choreg recipe

A new recipe from the project Spiritual Flavours has just been published in 'The Meal' issue of the online journal FEAST.

Choreg are delicious traditional Armenian pastries, which Arda bakes for Easter Sunday, as a way of celebrating both the end of lent and her Armenian heritage.

To learn more about this choreg recipe , please visit FEAST's last issue .

Presenting Spiritual Flavours
at Engaging in Urban Image Making Symposium

Laura Cuch will be presenting the project Spiritual Flavours at 'Engaging in Urban Image Making Symposium' on Friday 28th April 2017 at Goldsmiths, University of London, RHB 137a.

The symposium will include a diverse selection of visual stories and explore how image making can support our understanding of some of the complexities associated with contemporary urban life.

This event is a collaboration between Goldsmiths, University of London, London College of Communication, Urban Photographers Association and London Independent Photography. There will be two speakers from each organisation.

Tickets are free but they must be booked via: each organisation.

Organisers of the symposium are Anita Strasser and Gill Golding

For more information and the program, visit:

Spiritual Flavours exhibition
at the Festival of Political Photography 2017: Post-Food

Laura Cuch is one of the photographers exhibiting at the Festival of Political Photography 2017, in Helsinki. This year's edition of the festival is titled 'Post-Food' and will show a range of visual work that focus on political, social and environmental dimensions of food.

The film Spiritual Flavours will be the main feature of Laura Cuch's exhibition, which will also provide a foretaste of a the forthcoming ‘multi-faith’ photographic cookbook as part of the Spiritual Flavours project.

The exhibition will take place at STOA, alongside The Non-Egypcian Restaurant by Asunción Molinos Gordo from 4th February to 30th March. Both Laura Cuch and Asunción Molinos Gordo will give an artist's talk at Cultural Centre Stoa on Sunday 5th February 2017, 12 noon.

Laura Cuch will also take part in the seminar on Post-Food on Saturday 4th February 11–5 p.m. at the Finnish Museum of Photography, Process Space.

Spiritual Flavours Film shortlisted
for the AHRC Research in Film Awards

The film called ‘Spiritual Flavours’, by Laura Cuch, has been shortlisted for the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s prestigious 2016 Research in Film Awards.

Hundreds of films were submitted for the Awards this year and the overall winner for each category will be announced at a special ceremony at BAFTA in London on the 10 November.

There are five categories in total with four of them aimed at the research community and one open to the public. The film Spiritual Flavours has been shortlisted in the category Utopia Award: Imagining Our Futures.

A team of judges watched the longlisted films in each of the categories to select the shortlist and ultimately the winner; key criteria included looking at how the film makers had come up with creative ways, either factual or fictional, of storytelling on camera, that capture the importance of arts and humanities research to all of our lives.

Judges for the 2016 Research in Film Awards include, Professor Tom Inns, Director of the Glasgow School of Art; and writer, broadcaster and film critic, Danny Leigh.

Visit the Research in Film Awards 2016 website.

Spiritual Flavours screening:
Utopia Fair,
Somerset House,
24-26 June

A five-minute preview of the film Spiritual Flavours will be screened at the UtopiaFair at Somerset House.

Please, come and see the film and enjoy the rest of the fair at the quad.

Please, also come find me at the Making Suburban Faith stall, where there will be an exhibition of the project Architectures of Shared Space and some lovely printed materials from the Spiritual Flavours project.

Utopia Fair
Somerset House (Strand, London, WC2R 1LA)
Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court,

24 -26 June 2016

Friday: 17.00-22.00; Saturday: 10:00-18.00; Sunday: 10.00-17.00

Free admission

Welcome to the Spiritual Flavours Website!

The Spiritual Flavours website is now live.

Please have a look through the different sections and find out about the film, the book and the delicious recipes that members of different faith communities in the area of Ealing and Hanwell have cooked for the project. Enjoy!