Antwerp à la Carte Expo

09 – 22 November 2020 | ANTWERP, BELGIUM
MAS Museum aan de Stroom

The Museum aan de Stroom (MAS; Dutch for Museum by the River) designed by Neutelings Riedijk Architects, is located along the river Scheldt in the Eilandje district of Antwerp, Belgium. It opened in May 2011 and is the largest museum in Antwerp.

The central focus of MAS Museum is the city of Antwerp and its connection to the world. MAS develops thematic exhibitions which connect local and global culture, art and history, informing the public using new media and immersive presentations.

The CFC Itinerant Exhibition will be hosted between 09-22 November 2020 within the Permanent exhibition dedicated to Antwerp à la Carte: on cities and foodat MAS Museum.

Follow the trail of food in Antwerp the exhibition explores the historical, artistic and economic impacts of how our food provision influenced and still affect the daily uses of the city. Saunter through markets, inns, cafés and restaurants, be surprised by scent and art installations. The visitor will be involved in a travel from 16th-century recipes towards contemporary tastes and aesthetics, influencing the street scene in Antwerp for centuries through paintings and photography. A vigorous exhibition that represent the best location for the Creative Food Cycles holistic approach.

Opening Webinar

Mon 09 November 2020 _ 19:00-20:30

19:00 – 19:05 Welcome: Antwerp à la Carte: on cities and food
Leen Beyers (MAS Museum – Head Curator)

19:05 – 19:15 Opening speech: Circular Design for urban resilience
Jörg Schröder (LUH – CFC Principal Investigator)

19:15 – 19:25 CFC Exhibition and Project activities
Emanuele Sommariva (LUH – Resilient Urban Metabolism Expert)
Sabrina Sposito (LUH – Resilient Urban Metabolism Expert)

19:25 – 19:35 Lecture: Food and the role of Cities
Katrien Verbeke (EIT – European Institute of Innovation & Technology)

19:35 – 19:45 Lecture: Food Planning and Food Environments
Thomas Vanoutrive (Research Group for Urban Development, USI – University of Antwerp)

19:45 – 19:55 Lecture: How food conventions shape the city: buying and selling food
in the city from a value perspective
Ilja Van Damme (Centre for Urban History, USI CSG – University of Antwerp)

19:55 – 20:05 Lecture: Food from Somewhere. Reconnecting cities to
rural food producers in past and present
Tim Soens (USI – University of Antwerp)

20:05 – 20:30 Discussion Panel with:

  • Katrien Verbeke (EIT – European Institute of Innovation & Technology)
  • Tim Soens (USI – University of Antwerp) 
  • Ilja Van Damme (Centre for Urban History, USI CSG – University of Antwerp)
  • Thomas Vanoutrive (Research Group for Urban Development, USI – University of Antwerp)

Registration

The webinar will be held in English, and is open to the public via Zoom Conferencing. Please register by filling the following fields or sending an email to info@creativefoodcycles.org, to receive your Zoom invitation


Location

MAS Museum aan de Stroom
ANTWERP À LA CARTE – on cities and food
Hanzestedenplaats 1, 2018 Antwerp, Belgium