Katinka Versendaal

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The project

From her studio The Eatelier, Katinka Versendaal researches our food system and designs future scenarios for the safety, accessibility and affordability of food. In her own words: speculative gastronomy. So, expect experimental food concepts, such as a cocktail tailor made to suit your personal health requirements or a research project like Evolution of the Omnivore, that concentrates on the climate, technology and pharmacy/medical domains. In her work, Versendaal aims to bridge the gaps between the gastronomic field, the academic world and food production. Each of her experiments is a vision of what human food habits could look like in the future. As such, Katinka Versendaal aims to make a contribution to a sustainable, healthy and primarily tasty future.

Committee

From The Eatelier, Katinka Versendaal thoroughly researches our relationship with food and makes her speculative explorations of the food chain understandable to a wider audience. She has a striking engagement and reach, with her still young design studio full of powerful work. Her careful aesthetics create beautiful pieces; Versendaal forges culture, ecology and technology into easily accessible installations, events and experiences. Using positive stories, she breaks through patterns and also makes them very appetizing.

— "In The Eatelier, Katinka Versendaal forges culture, ecology and technology into easily accessible installations, events and experiences and also makes them very appetizing."