The Dark Side of Aphrodisiacs: A Valentine's Special

Join us at The Last Tuesday Society for a delectable evening as we delve into the darker side of Aphrodisiacs with food artist Caroline Hobkinson with author Lana Citron.

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Feb 11th 2019 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

£25

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The Dark Side of Aphrodisiacs

Join us at The Last Tuesday Society for a delectable evening as we delve into the darker side of Aphrodisiacs.

Food artist Caroline Hobkinson with author Lana Citron present an evening of Edible Lectures; a multi sensory exploration of the extraordinary lengths humans go to excite palates and libido. From avisodomy (literally goosing the goose) to food porn by way of poisons, potions and food fetishes there are (it seems), no boundaries to good taste and peculiar peccadilloes.

From avisodomy (literally goosing the goose) to food porn by way of poisons, potions and food fetishes there are (it seems), no boundaries to good taste and peculiar peccadilloes. Includes a complimentary cocktail and some edible pleasures. Prepare to have your palates whet and taste buds teased.

Prepare to have all senses provoked, palates whet and taste buds teased. Includes a complimentary cocktail and some edible pleasures.

Lana Citron A prize-winning Irish author and scriptwriter, Lana Citron’s novels are; Sucker, Spilt Milk, Transit, The Honey Trap and The Brodsky Touch. Her first nonfiction, A Compendium of Kisses was book of the week in The Economist and described as ‘an intellectual and indulgent treat; a wonderful and comprehensive book on all things osculatory’. For more information go to www.lanacitron.com

Caroline Hobkinson uses food as performance and social commentary. She has been exploring the relationship between art and the senses since 2009.Trained at Central Saint Martin’s and SOAS, she has been creating events and sculptural installations, in galleries, museums and public spaces.Operating within the intersections of Art, Design, Technology, Food and the Senses Caroline has been giving numerous interactive talks and lectures on the subject of food for Unilever, Disney, Seen presents, Central Saint Martin's, Space 10 and many others and appeared in numerous publications.

Doors open at 7.30pm
Lecture begins at 8pm

Image ©Jan de Wit