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Art and Exhibitions


Tickets info

Date & Time
Sat 26 Jun—Sun 11 Jul
12pm—5.30pm | Drop-in
Free | Donations Welcome
Age Restriction
Ages 14+

Art and Exhibitions | Ages 14+


About the event

E-numbers. We're often advised to avoid food containing these, but what exactly are they and what role do they play in what we eat? 

Join Sneha Solanki for a new and expanding rendition of the E-Number food additive system where the habitats of the ‘un-natural‘ are probed and explored in this exhibition as a Micro Food Library.

Focusing on the emerging changes taking shape in our food landscape, this ‘version 2.0’ includes only micro-organisms that have been intentionally and genetically altered, created or re-programmed to produce flavours, aromas, colours, preservatives and nutrition as food additives. Consisting of bacteria, fungi (yeasts & molds), algae and viruses, the project collates references, micro-organisms and the results of their activity as additives. 

Micro Food Library

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ASCUS at the 2021 Edinburgh Science Festival:

Presented by Summerhall and ASCUS Art and Science

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