Alliance Française de Bhopal, the Indo-French cultural center organized A solo exhibition entitled, “Food Mythology” by French Artist, Enora Lanet. Opening at Alliance Française Gallery.
The French artist Enora Lalet was in Bhopal (MP – India) for nearly 6 weeks for several artistic projects, from 4 February to mid-March 2020. At first, the journey of Enora coincided with the launch of the “FOOD MYTHOLOGY” exhibition at Alliance Française de Bhopal.
An exhibition that showed the various works conducted by the artist, in recent years. It’s an exhibition of 14 ‘Cooked Portraits’. There are mix of several series from Colombia, Indonesia and France. The heart of Enora’s work on this project is making real portraits, dressing people by using elements of their gastronomy. She uses local cuisine, and sublimate it, to make people proud of their own gastronomic culture.
Beyond this exhibition, the artist also produced a series of original portraits on the theme of Indian cuisine during an artistic residency in Bhopal in collaboration with the Bhopali photographer Varun Namdev. The series of photos / “cooked portraits”, printed in large formats (banners / collages …) for a second round exhibition!
Through her work, Enora brings a very colorful, soft and accessible vision of contemporary art.
PS: The artist never uses animals for her portraits / all the food uses is consumed and / or distributed.