The ‘Last Supper’ festival is art with some meat on its bones

for The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Here’s an art show that’s sure to cause a gut reaction.

Artists, musicians, and filmmakers will rub elbows — and break bread — with gourmands at the fifth annual “Last Supper,” a food-focused multimedia art show at 3rd Ward in Bushwick on Saturday.

The festival hopes to open visitors’ minds and fill their stomachs with a diverse array of artworks, music, films, and performances addressing food policy concepts of “means” and “consumption.”

Some, though not all of the art will be edible, and highlights will include culinary demonstrations by Boerum Hill chef Simon Lange of Apartment 138, and a comestible exploration of low-income housing by artists Eve Biddle and Bowie Zunino titled “Edible Ghetto” that features a miniature public housing project made out of gingerbread.

Tickets are $15, but art and food lovers who donate three cans of grub can get in for $10 — a promotion that echoes the mission of the “Last Supper,” according to organizer Coralina Meyer.

“Hunger is a direct representation of consumption,” she said.

The Last Supper at 3rd Ward [195 Morgan Ave. between Stagg and Meadow streets in Bushwick, (718) 715-4961], Sept. 26, 6 pm to midnight. Tickets are $15 ($10 with three canned goods). For information, visit

Updated 5:14 pm, July 9, 2018
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: