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NEAKA

NEAKA

New York, NY, 2014 | Role: Design Assist, Fabrication Coordination, Artist Collaboration

Afoam worked with artist Tattfoo Tan to design and oversee the fabrication NEAKA (New Earth Apocalypse Knowledge Advancement); an aluminum structure in the form of a catamaran . NEAKA acts as a symbol for a post-economic meltdown, global warming and serves as a vitrine for artist Tattfoo Tan’s ongoing social practice project- NEMRE (New Earth Meal Ready to Eat), a dehydrated meal harvested from food waste.

Exhibitions:

  • 2019 - “Heal the Man in order to Heal the Land” at the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor.

  • 2015 - “Paths to Pier 42” hosted by LMCC

  • 2015 - “The Value of Food” at the Cathedral of St John the Divine

  • 2014 - “FoodPrint” at Smack Mellon Gallery in Dumbo, Brooklyn

Photos by Tattfoo Tan

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