A journey across Spain’s geography through its most relevant foods, from cheeses to wine to olive oil, its fish preserves, spices or its coveted ham. A collection of photographs by various artists that highlights the iconic foods of Spain and their relationship to the land and the people. An exhibition designed by Manuel Estrada, Estrada Design for Foods and Wines from Spain.
A retrospective exhibition of Manuel Estrada´s work on and around food. It explores the Spanish designer´s conceptual work at pulling apart the everyday elements of food we take for granted, transforming them into works of art. Estrada´s design with food includes food packaging, corporate imaging, print and digital publications.
Manuel Estrada. Solitudes and Other Poems. Antonio Machado. Ingredients: A medium-sized magnolia leaf. A small, cheap pencil, such as those they give away in Ikea to take notes while shopping.
Manuel Estrada. Birdseed for Quails. Saki. Ingredients: Quail feathers. Three silver spoons.
Manuel Estrada. Guía Repsol. Ingredients: Large amounts of intense reds and yellows. Balanced by greys and a few light blue counterpoints. Self-contained freedom to draw discreetly
Manuel Estrada. Psychopathology of Everyday Life. Sigmund Freud. Ingredients: An old tool for punching holes. Two walnuts drilled through very slowly and carefully.
Manuel Estrada. Carmencita. Cover. Ingredients: A broad-brimmed, black Cordovan hat. A red pepper. A carmine-coloured lipstick.
Manuel Estrada. Foods & Wines from Spain. Ingredients: A black capital letter in Bodoni Light. Any Spanish food or wine suitably photographed and silhouetted against a white background such as these cuernicabra olives or this bottle and glass of red wine.
Manuel Estrada. Why Nothing Works? Marvin Harris. Ingredients: A large loaf of European bread. A small American flag.
Manuel Estrada. Self-portrait. Ingredients: Two sans-serif letters. A head.
Manuel Estrada. Spain Gourmetour. Wines. Ingredients: Coloured paper. Spray mount for photos. Three black bottles of red wine.
Manuel Estrada. The Ego and the Id. Sigmund Freud. Ingredients: 200 grams of finely-sliced baloney.
Manuel Estrada. Collage. Vino. Ingredients: Paper for cutting out. Spray mount adhesive for photos.
Spain’s Eleven. Eleven Gastronomy Icons From Spain and Estrada Design Kitchen are part of Eat Spain Up!, a cultural event that introduces you to the food and culture of Spain.