OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie hosts exhibition raising awareness of food waste

A restaurant in Southwark is hosting a pop-up exhibition to raise awareness about food wastage and its impact on the environment, writes Connor McLaughlin.

OXO Tower Restaurant, Bar and Brasserie is using its space to showcase 14 prints by some of Europe’s most talented artists.

The exhibition, launched by surplus food app Too Good To Go, was designed to raise awareness of food waste and how it’s impacting our environment.

Jamie Crummie, Too Good To Go co-founder said: “This project is about harnessing the power of art to inspire everyone to make that extra effort at home to reduce food waste and we’re so thrilled to be able to exhibit these prints in collaboration with OXO so that even more people can enjoy and reflect on the series.

“The artists we’re working with are all incredibly talented and have used their creative skills to spread an amazing message: that together, by saving food every day, we can keep making a real difference to the future of our planet.”

The 14 illustrations are designed to artistically highlight the connection between food waste and the environment in a bid to inspire the food waste fight at home.

Artists involved in the exhibition include Danish creative duo, Supermercat, SEEYOUSIOE from Amsterdam and rising French illustrator Lorraine Sorlet.

Liverpool-based illustrator, Rosa Kusabbi, (pictured) known for her art activism and campaigns for social and climate justice, has also produced her own exclusive print for this project.

The exhibition is currently running until the end of August with all 14 prints available to view at OXO Tower on the 8th Floor and purchase for £11 each.

For more information or to order your print go to www.toogoodtogo.co.uk/posters

 


 

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