Archive for: Helsinki Workshop

Criminal herring in fur coat

16 Sep
September 16, 2012

Dmitrii Rogozhin

Finland’s crime rates 2011 represented in a criminally stacked Russian salad. Each layer represents one type of crime.

Happiness cocktail

16 Sep
September 16, 2012

Jen Lowe

A personalized shrimp cocktail, representing not only the number of your facebook friends, but especially how many of them are smiling on their profile pictures. More rice means more friends; more shrimp means more happy friends.

Flourishing of crime rates

16 Sep
September 16, 2012

Paola Livorsi

A comparison of Finnish towns and areas where cellulose factories where recently closed, looking at the development of GDP per capita, and the development of crime rates.

Suppi célavi

16 Sep
September 16, 2012

Nathalie Aubret and Melinda Sipos

A mushroom soup, symbolizing suicide rates in Finland. The south is more sunny, and has a creamier, richer soup, representint less suicides. The north is darker and has a more mushroomy soup, both symbolizing more demanding living situation, but also nature’s compensation for the lack of light — the high amount of vitamin D in mushroom.

Lettuce de lux

16 Sep
September 16, 2012

Nathalie Aubret and Melinda Sipos

4 different maps of Finland, made up of four different lattuce salads, taken from the outside, middle and inside layers. The dark months are presented by the softer, fainter inside leaves  – they receive less light – while the summer is represented by the more vibrant outside leaves.

 

Spiced foreigners between pasta

16 Sep
September 16, 2012

Symeon Delikaris-Manias

A lasagna that represents the ethnic mix in Finland with a spice gradient from 1990 on one side of the lasagna to 2011 on the other side of the lasagna. You can essentially taste how immigration spiced up Finland!

Age & Language in Lentils

16 Sep
September 16, 2012

Matt Zumwalt

A representation of the median age, population size and languages spoken in the US and Italy.  For instance, the number of English speaking people is represented by the amount of Yoghurt, while tomatoes with basil stands for the Italian speaking population. The number of lentils symbolizes overall population size and the “doneness” of the lentils represents median age.

Suicide cocktail

16 Sep
September 16, 2012

Rossana Moroni

 

 

Taste of migration

16 Sep
September 16, 2012

Eleonora Ivanova

Each non-Finnish nationality is represented by a stripe of typical food – from Salmon for the Swedish to rice for the Chinese. The amount of food on the plate corresponds to the number of people from that nationality who live in Finland.

Kippis!

16 Sep
September 16, 2012

This map of Finland shows the differences in alcohol consumption across Finland. Each region is symbolized with typical food from the area; the amount of wine, beer, and spirits consumed (compared to the average) is hown in the fill height of three glasses per region.