Visualizing Italian Kitchens: Material Politics of Food in Italy

Oct 18, 2022 459

When: Fri, October 28, 2022 from7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: I AM Books 124 Salem Street Boston, MA 02113 United States - What: Silvia Bottinelli and Diana Garvin explore the material politics of food in Italy, from fascism to today.

In their new books, authors Silvia Bottinelli and Diana Garvin unpack the recent politics and histories of Italian food through an analysis of kitchen designs and popular images. At I AM Books, they will speak about the power of family recipes and iconic ingredients--think type 00 flour, parmigiano reggiano DOP, San Marzano tomatoes, and even canned meat and bouillon cubes-- to shape Italian identities, societies, and environments from Fascism to the present.

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