Communal Lunches

Digesting Politics with Tom James

Fri 28 June 2019

Company Drinks at Barking Outdoor Bowls Club
Barking Park
Longbridge Road Gate
IG11 8TA

At Company Drinks we pick and make drinks, as much as we ask questions about what local food production means to us all..... We are hosting a communal lunch to enjoy local food and to unpack some of the politics behind its production. This month we're inviting artist Tom James to come and talk to us about his recent work, which explores ideas of how we might make need to food in the future; from alternative ways of catching, sourcing and cooking; to collective methods of building spaces for sharing food... He'll be asking us to have a think about what might be on our plates in the post-climate change future.

Tom James is an artist and a writer. He creates projects and publications that aim to change the way people think about the structures, places and ideas around them. Over the last four years, this has mainly involved “trying to prepare people better for the bitter, barren future we’re creating for our children”. His work has been featured across the national press, and his fanzine project, GO, is part of the permanent collection of the V&A. Learn more at his website.


More information about this event to follow.