In June 2021, chef-photographer and Atelier S P A C E HCMC art director Văn Trần designed a menu, and cooked a lovely course meal, at 'Al Fresco'. This took place at the spot pictured on the cover. The portrait, which DK thinks articulates 'the quiet places', was also made by the chef as part of our joint effort to do the popup restaurant. (See New Cuizines). 'Food tastes better when we make it with heart,' he says.' When we eat, we feel love.'
See the menu and more at this link:
Dipika Kohli's written and visual work, as well as curations, juxtapose people, place, and found imagery in 'minitheaters' as well as digital 'zines' like S P A C E. She engages with media at hand, wherever she is, to build something out of what's available in that moment, with that feeling. A bricolage artist at heart, she thus invites the new to enter any frame: when mixed, there is invitation for those who are participant to connect, reconnect, and revisit their idea of such fixed thinking as 'this is where this is taking us' and 'here is what we know.' Do we know anything, for sure? Ask the quantum physicists. Ask N. Bohr: 'How wonderful that we have met with a paradox; now we have some hope of making progress.'
Atelier S P A C E
A popup, roving zinemaking ateliers. Now with cuisines. Support our work to bring new programs to other parts of Vietnam. Here's a link.