Production of the manifesto cookies

action | 2017


A cooperation with Olivia Hegetschweiler. Using a typewriter, the manifesto sentences are typed onto strips of paper which are then enveloped by the still warm sheets of dough that have been produced using a waffle iron to be then finally shaped. Trying out different forms is part of the concept. The visitors are invited to eat the continuously produced manifesto cookies.

In detail:

Manifesto-cookies-action
The campaign ‘Fertigung der Manifest-Kekse’ takes place on 22nd April 2017 in the S11 Solothurn. The manifesto consists of twelve points to the question “Are you a good cook?” that were taken verbatim from a cookbook.

Examples from the manifesto:
3: But meals prepared ‘haphazardly’ reveal you are merely feeding rather than offering a meal with friends.
7: Too much fantasy is equally damaging as too little
8: The external is an expression of the internal

Using a typewriter, the Manifest sentences are typed onto strips of paper which are then enveloped by the still warm sheets of dough that have been produced using a waffle iron to be then finally shaped. Trying out different forms is part of the concept. The visitors are invited to eat the continuously produced Manifest cookies.