tv Arts and Culture Deutsche Welle May 23, 2019 8:45am-9:01am CEST
distinctive. nature. of the army spanned the last share of the hopes and fears for europe's future. you while what you eat the saying goes and how and what we did to place in society this is the subject of an unusual exhibition at the victoria and albert museum in london a critical look at the politics and culture of food it's an absolute necessity for his old to survive but we need to rethink what we. as part of the exhibition food bigger than the claim these video artists honey and bunny take on the topic of table manners questioning the way people in the european union manipulate their knives and forks. in front of the 500000000 democratic
citizens but we are all trying to eat like the queen of england there's a certain absurdity to that cultural rules to find and dominate our lives to a massive degree and thus any message of our work is to look at culture from a new perspective and see how different it could be. completely different to the exhibition at the victoria and albert museum encourages visitors to look beyond their own plates self destructive consumption unbridled lust for meat globalized exploitation it's a complex situation that can be hard to swallow. that you can kind of preserve in the gallery who is saying very cross disciplinary safety doesn't say the books it's about science culture it's about economics it's about psychology some of the exhibits get straight to the point these cabs facial expressions might inspire a guilty conscience in steak lovers. the chickens require
a closer look there remains show that the bone meal of organically raised animals makes for much nicer china. reducing meat consumption. as the mission of dutch artist carolyn needling her new concept for lunch meat is meant to appeal to carnivores you ads different types of festivals and therefore your reduced miscall sumption but still people get the set's faction of eating it bits of meat but it's also good to me you can also create a sausage with this is liver and variance and basically you can really see 25 percent of reduction if we start to reduce recognize it will have a much bigger affects and baking meats are growing meats in a lump or it's. oyster mushrooms on the other hand are completely vegetarian these are grown on coffee grounds discarded by the museum's café. you won't get full on
the snacks from the food left but they may provide food for thought because it is can choose the ingredients according to taste and ecological considerations and then get a tailor made morsel. of. the curators at london's b.n.a. invite us to reflect on our daily eating habits and to understand the endless cycle involved after all everything we consume eventually ends up here. and that food is an exhibition that peaks more than just our appetite. the british t.v. series downton abbey was a global cultural phenomenon and i was one of its millions of fans there's a movie coming in september and the 1st strike has just been released the original series ended over 3 years ago but you'll be pleased to know that all the main acts
as a backup for the film visitors to downton always came from the highest echelons of high society and now in the new movie there's a crowding moments of the of grand. the king and queen are coming to stay. was. not the. kind i hope you someone must see several hey i may never arise again. always of course maggie smith gets the best lines i think it might be in her contract. european union elections are almost upon us and we've been traveling around the talking to artists about what they think of the european union and their local politics today to ireland which initially profits a great me from being an e.u. member in dublin we met up with musicians from the traditional irish folk band
lanka. joplin is building the future on the banks of the river liffey. for many years the docklands area was poor now it's a lively business hub where many i.t. giants have their european headquarters multinationals were drawn by low corporate tax rates and flexible labor laws now they declare their worldwide revenues here and say billions but they've also brought money to the country and jobs as a result however housing and general living costs have exploded. members of the folk band line come up very unhappy about the general economic situation but they scrape by somehow the group or house is in a ratty pizza kitchen in a working class district of the city this is where they wrote most of their songs
6 c c. maybe. just musicians called for in some easy way of making a living book for us now the way most people i think that i know who are like living as artists or musicians there was no living on the dole oid of dollars like the artists wage. their quantity of scraping boy. you know jobs yeah a lot of. musicians whatever would have a job and then try to work. whatever. the government has tended to take the attitude that market forces will self regulate but in dublin
the results are clear there's the economic miracle on the one hand and grinding poverty on the other rents in dublin have risen by almost 70 percent since 2012 there are more and more homeless people. some 20000 people are waiting for social housing and well qualified young people are leaving ireland because they can't afford the rents. that. is the. fashion. here. emigration has been a major problem for the island for well over a century and a half now in the 18th forties a 1000000 people died in the great famine and up to 2000000 people emigrated mass migration continued in the 20th century the country which was under british rule
for centuries remained. after island joined the european union in the early 1970 s. the situation began to improve by the mid 1990 s. the country had earned the nickname of celtic tiger victors write history the saying goes but in ireland they say it's the losers who sing their songs. so there's always being in the corner of aspect to folk music where some corner of like rebellious or on the author of terry a nature i suppose that would be an element that we are picking up on. the financial crisis of 2008 island very hard causing the property market to collapse and plunging the country into recession many banks and financial institutions faced bankruptcy so ireland received a bailout from the eurozone now its economy is on the rise again. thanks to questionable tax incentives ranks it has reopened old wounds
a lot of things are coming out in the open at the moment and one of them is like the rest of your greedy guess the see the kind of like that we've had to deal with for the last a 100 years that the hands of the british mean i think if we were and if we didn't have liked the backing of the big e.u. states at the moment we you know we would be just totally destroyed. you know steam rolled over by what the british want well they don't think we would be we'd have a chance very. in lynch's canticle about the idea of europe becoming more centralized but he hopes that the members of the european union will continue to stick together just like he and the other band members are doing in bradley's kitchen. the furniture made by the bell in label one plus 11 is very exclusive and quirky
indeed often it's not quite clear from the design what the furniture is bought the russian design a jeweler who create them say they old do have a function or you can just treat these pieces as works of a hot. is its culture or a piece of furniture. the designs of berlin label one plus 11 are both the buyer gets to decide how they want to use them. as a desk. or just an attention getter. milena belhadj is one of the company's co-creators. and we see our products as art objects but we always make sure they're functional. and. belhadj and architect of are both from russia 2 years ago they founded their
studio in berlin. the duo developed their ideas by experimenting with the lions and shapes to get inspiration from contemporary artists. building models helps them visualize the objects and solve any problems before their designs go into production. each object is produced in berlin and can take a month or more to make. the name one plus 11 refers to the company's concept one stands for the prototype the 1st piece 11 for the 11 limited edition pieces perseverance. and crafted limited editions don't come cheap each piece can cost anywhere from $700.00 euros to $20000.00. dollars to 2 designers have lots more ideas for new objects and now that their
creations have won top prizes including for german design awards a lot of people are excited to see what they'll come up with next. and that's it for today much more all these topics and others from the web. so i. should of course thanks very much for joining us and i hope we can do it all again for you at the same time tomorrow for me and all the crew here and then i'll buy from that. in.
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