Visual Essay 08 by Imogen Kwok

For our latest visual essay, we invite UK based artist and photographer Imogen Kwok to interpret our new piece – The Cellar. Kwok’s work falls at the unique intersection of culture, design and cuisine. Imogen views food as more than a basic human necessity— she uses it as a visceral language to encourage comprehension through consumption.

The shape and function of The Cellar is both playful and useful; its sweet rounded curves and delicate lid seem endearing to me while the ceramic overall fits into all parts of your home, whether it’s the kitchen counter, bathroom shelf or bedside table.

I used frozen grapes, various sea salt varieties, tobiko fish roe and other ingredients from the sea to convey iridescence: somewhere between food and jewellery