After transferring to the states, Dhanraj Emanuel craved the Indian dishes of his childhood. He had by no means cooked earlier than, so he blended spices by scent to sate his nostalgia.
Emanuel comes from a household of photographers. Quickly sufficient, the 2 worlds collided and Emanuel discovered his manner into the sector of meals pictures. Discovering business success required leveraging meals to elicit feelings like need, FOMO, or consolation. However his new mission does simply the alternative.
The mission is an expression of Emanuel’s expertise with overwhelming grief. He makes use of pictures to deconstruct and make that origin summary. “Reclaiming” interacts with the symbolic nature of shade, texture and type utilizing solely powdered meals and spices.
Host Frank Stasio discusses the altering panorama of meals pictures within the age of social media and natural meals with Dhanraj Emanuel, who can be an teacher at Randolph Neighborhood School. The exhibit is on view at Revolution Mill in Greensboro by means of the top of 2019 with a particular reception on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 6 p.m.