…Alison Knowles ‘Make a Salad’ performance at the Tate Modern, London, 2008
Performance artist Alison Knowles will make a giant art salad on New York City’s High Line park on April 22, 2012 between 10 AM and 1 PM for Earth Day. The event is free and the audience is welcome to participate by eating the salad. The piece is called Make a Salad and her first salad piece was created in 1962.
American artist Alison Knowles first made a salad in the name of art at London’s ICA Gallery in 1962. Make a Salad is what the Flux artists termed an ‘event score': a written instruction that can be acted out and changed according to the context in which it is performed. In Tate Modern’s giant Turbine Hall, Knowles has given the work a mammoth new dimension…
image via High Line