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Aerobanquets RMX

Through January 26, 2020

Presented by James Beard Foundation

with the support of Hyphen Hub and NEW INC

Aerobanquets RMX

Presented by The James Beard Foundation

with support from Hyphen Hub and NEW INC.

Narrated by Gail Simmons, food writer, cookbook author and—since the show's inception in 2006—a permanent judge on BRAVO's Emmy-winning series Top Chef.

Limited Engagement
Through January 26, 2020

The Aerobanquets RMX is a multisensorial expedition encompassing sight, smell, hearing, taste and touch that was originally inspired by the Futurist Cookbook, the provocative Italian compendium of surreal recipes and fantastical dinners published in 1932. The experience takes participants on a journey that combines virtual and augmented reality, motion tacking, 3D modeling plates, food, and fantasy—a seven-course, hour-long, mind-altering art and dining experience.

“The project is about reframing our perceptions and changing the way we experience food. It is not only a life-changing experience, but, in a sense, a tool to reprogram all our perceptive expectations." —Sarah Corona, Wall Street Magazine (2018)

Aerobanquets is reaching a new stage with the addition of Mitchell Davis, Chief Strategy Officer for the James Beard Foundation, the body that presents annual awards that are considered the “Oscars of the food world”. The project originally premiered at Chronus Art Center in Shanghai, China in the Spring of 2018, followed by Gwangju, Korea where it debuted at the International Symposium for Electronic Arts (ISEA) in June 2019. It was This particular engagement is in partnership with Chintan Pandya, the acclaimed chef at Adda Indian Canteen in Long Island City, N.Y. and Roni Mazumdar owner of Adda and Rahi restaurant in the West Village, NY. 



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