City Cookie (Banff Version) (2000)

Taking part in the Big City residency at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Canada, a new version of City Cookie was produced. As a concept to consume this famous but small touristic town where tourists are more than local folks, cookies in the shape of country houses were made.

 

Puzzle

On the stainless steel cover of the cookie cutter box, a map of the Banff townhed. It showed the locations of the houses that the cookie cutters referred.

Gifts from Banff, wood, stainless steel, 25 x 25 x 5.5 cm

 

As dessert...

In collaboration with the kitchen staff of the Dining Room at the Banff Centre, some 150 pieces of the Banff cookies were made for a similar number of residents in the Banff Centre as dessert for the dinner.

 

 

Have a bite on Banff!

The City Cookie as a special dessert for the buffet dinner at the Banff Centre was delivered on May 2, 2000. A video of diners taking cookies from the dessert table was made.

City Cookie (Banff Version), Biscuits and photo/ video documentation of happening, 2000

 

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A photo series of eating the cookies was made in front of the houses from which the shape of the cookies derived. A short video was also produced.

Have a bite on Banff!, c-print, dimension variable

 

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