Research Lab – News and Events

22nd December 2020 – Speculative Landscapes

Earlier this year we received Emergency COVID relief funding from Arts Council England. This allowed us to see out the early stage of the pandemic, building strategies for community resilience, whilst we established the Locavore Growing Project, and establishing practical networks of solidarity and support for the artists and researchers we had already begun to create

22nd December 2020 – FAR Network

November saw Custom’s curatorial director Madeleine Collie and creative director Cherry Truluck reconvene the newly named Food Art Research (FAR) network (first hosted in August). The network includes members from India, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, Spain, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK. This feels like a very special thing emerging – there is an urgency for connectivity and solidarity,

COVID 19 UPDATE

COVID 19 Statement about the Custom Food Lab Art and Research Programme Due to COVID 19, Custom has not been able to hold any events or make public-facing work as part of its arts and research programme during 2020. We have, however, been grateful recipients of an Emergency Grant from Arts Council England meaning we