What next? Cake Britain?
A new exhibition called ‘Art you can eat – Cake Britain’ in the Future Gallery, 5 Great Newport street London WC2 gallery will run from 27th August 2010 until 29th. All the work is made from sugar and flour, cake and other sweet things and made by the UK’s creative bakers. The work will be devoured by the public and the proceeds shall be donated to charity. Tate and Lyle Sugars are the sponsors. Here’s a very early echostains blog post featuring some of my miniature efforts and a sugarcraft exhibition
I’ve always been an admirer of cake art – its amazing what you can make from sugar. I’ve made decorative dough art in the past and even miniature food from fimo clay, but I can’t ever remember decorating a cake. this is probably down to me not being very good with cakes (they always come out soggy or sink in the middle). I’m much better with pastry though – must have cool hands:)
- Eat your art out: The art world has developed a taste for food (independent.co.uk)