Eat Eat Eat
Kill Cone – Eat Like What You Eat

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The fourth-course references the kill cones used in the slaughtering process.
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This course takes the faceted metal kill cone and turns it upside-down into a porcelain pedestal. Curiously, the pedestal elevates the food and essentially puts the diner at an up-right position, elongating their posture similar to that of a chicken stuck inside the cone. Aside from the aspect of slaughter, the stylistic approach draws reference to how flesh is turned into the concept of white meat. A touch of PR to glorify the commodity. A white chocolate bust of a chicken head was crafted to dignify and commemorate the animal.


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The bust of the chicken was very important. It needed to feel monumental and away from feelings of gore and death.
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A food-safe silicone mold was made from the final clay form.
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After the mold cured, tempered Jacque Torres white chocolate was poured inside for casting. Chicken ice-cream was served inside the white chocolate’s hollow shell.
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For the pedestal, a cardboard form was crafted and used in the plaster casting.
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The three-part plaster mold was brought to ClaySpace1205 for slip casting and firing.
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This is part of the ‘Eat Like What You Eat’ thesis project. Back to the main page.

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