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Laura Cuch

UCL

MEALS SERIES

The photographic series Meals is composed of seven prints of 75x50cm and introduces each of the worship places involved in the project and their relationship to food, by representing the spatial arrangements of meal settings and food-related events within these communities. The images, devoid of people, employ a formal approach that emphasises how worship settings operate materially to enable food practices. Meals is sensitive to the aesthetics of the material and spatial organisation of commensality (the practice of eating together), from makeshift eating spaces to carefully choreographed table decorations.

This series has been shown alongside the film at different exhibition venues, such as the Tate Modern, the Watermans Art Centre and the Festival of Political Photography 2017: Post-Food in Helsinki. It has also been published on the issue ‘Spaces for Eating’ of the online journal FEAST (2018).

Ealing Christian Centre. Photographic print, 75x50cm.
  • Langar, Ealing Sikh Gurdwara. Photographic print, 75x50cm
  • Rabbi’s Tisch, Ealing Liberal Synagogue. Photographic print, 75x50cm..
  • Shri Kanaga Thurkkai Amman (Hindu) Temple. Photographic print, 75x50cm.
  • Caribbean and International evening, St Thomas the Apostle church. Photographic print, 75x50cm.
  • West Ealing Islamic Centre. Photographic print, 75x50cm.
  • Deanery Dinner, Our Lady & St Joseph Catholic Church. Photographic print, 75x50cm