Kafe As Poume on the road…

Kafé as poúme is making a come back, Tuesday mornings 9.30-10.30am. If you find yourself wandering through Dulwich Hill on a Tuesday, you will find me making Turkish-Greek coffee on my portable gas stove for myself and my darling neighbour, and anyone else passing by. Join us for a socially distant chat on the fence […]

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Things We Miss: Community Feast

Kitchens, traditionally the centre of domestic life, served as innate sites of cultural, social and knowledge production. It is in the kitchen where habitually, the universal and essential ingredient of all meals was utilised; time. Yet time is progressively a fundamental element missing from our everyday kitchen and food encounters. Approaches to cooking and eating […]

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Sweet Melon-choly at The Bearded Tit

Who said the everyday had to be humdrum? Suburban XTRA brings together ten artists and collectives who reveal how the minutae of daily life are constantly changing, and changing us in the process. Guest curated by Jacqueline Larcombe, the show explores the ways in which baring witness to or participating in the quotidian can generate […]

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Kafe As Poume at New Moon, Lewisham

**Please check the New Moon Calendar on instagram and facebook for opening times.** Channelling the spirit of the Kafeneio (Cypriot cafe) and it’s role as an informal meeting place for locals to share news, gossip and pass the time, Kafe As Poume aims to reduce the solitude faced by freelancers, part time workers, stay at […]

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Kafe As Poume; Gifts, Identity and Coffee

In Cyprus, traditionally, when you order a coffee or at the end of a meal you will be presented with a δωράκι (doraki) or κέρασμα (kerasma), a little gift. The doraki may take the shape of a small cookie on your coffee saucer, or a spoon sweet, cake or glass of Zivania once you have […]

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Kafe As Poume: Registrations Open!

The program is out! Join Kafe As Poume at the Community and Refugee Welcome Centre, Lilyfield between the 21-24th June for four days of sweeting, creating, stitching, stamping, crocheting and tea-drinking with Rosell’s Creatures Akisiew Paula do Prado Ladan Haghighat and Eleni Xristou. All workshops are FREE – however we encourage all participants to bring a pantry item to contribute to […]

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Singular/Plural Exhibition at 107 Projects

I am so honoured to be a part of Singular/ Plural during the New Beginnings for Refugee Week Festival. Join us for the opening on the 21st June at 107 Projects in Redfern or visit the exhibition before the 2nd July. Singular/Plural will showcase a diverse array of artworks from both recently arrived and established […]

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Food, Identity and Movement; A New Beginning.

As much as I love moving, I love staying, and I recognise how fortunate I am to transition between both with ease. During lengthy periods of travel, I have moved, relatively smoothly, across borders, without having to validate my reasons for coming and going. Unfortunately, this is not the reality for most of the world’s […]

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Siggussū – Rohingyan Style cripsy beef with Sajeda

“My mother and father were amazing cooks. Especially my father, he taught me so much”.  Sajeda is of Rohingyan heritage, an ethnic minority in the predominantly Buddhist country of Burma where she was born. In 2013, Sajeda, her husband and their children fled Burma seeking a safer life in Australia. Now a mother to six children, […]

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Community Kouzina Exhibition – Open Marrickville 2016

Featuring images, ingredients and stories, Community Kouzina by Eleni Christou, is an ethnographic documentation of kitchens and gardens in Marrickville and Kos, Greece. Celebrating members of the community through their culinary practice, Community Kouzina explores food as a culturally rich and portable form of identity, transcending borders through the movement of people and their imagination. […]

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