Have you heard of stinky tofu? It’s a famous Chinese dish consisting of fermented tofu known for its distinct aroma. It can be eaten cold, steamed, stewed, or deep-fried accompanied by chili or soy sauce. From a distance the smell is said to resemble rotten garbage or smelly feet however the more it smells the better its flavor...Would you like a taste?
There is an unspoken bond between people and food. It has the power to nourish not just the body, but the soul as well. Since the dawn of time, food has been the subject of art, and a natural source of inspiration. I’m sure we’re all familiar with the phrase, “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” Does food really have the power to define us? island6's winter exhibition “Food as Art as Food” (食品如艺术) aims at answering this question (and many more) by exploring this unique and powerful relationship, and the opulent comfort that comes from finding the perfect dish. We are so excited to share this tasty exhibition with