Read more about our cookbook collaboration with Kiam Marcelo Junio at Filipino Kitchen.
Last month we had a failed Kickstarter campaign, but we’re not letting that stop us! Please consider pre-ordering a cookbook through our Etsy page, or donating directly to our project through paypal! Help us turn Filipino Fusions, a saucy new web series and digital residency into a cookbook!
How you can help:
We’ll be launching the cookbook at a special event during our closing party and exhibition celebrating our two-year Blogoversary.
1. Donate any amount in a sliding donation scale $19-49 directly through the paypal link in to top right of this page and get a PDF copy of the book, PLUS vegan lumpia* or vegan caramels!
2. Pre-order a first edition copy of Filipino Fusions: A Culinary Critique || $50.00 ||Get a first edition copy of the book PLUS vegan lumpia* or vegan caramels, and you will be invited to the pre-launch party in June 2015! Mingle with Jerry Blossom and sample food from the book.*
3. Pre-order a Handmade first edition copy of Filipino Fusions: A Culinary Critique || $150.00|| Get a Handmade artists edition of the book, which will will include a Filipino spice mix and original photo polaroid work by Kiam Junio. PLUS vegan lumpia* or vegan caramels, and you will be invited to the pre-launch party in June 2015! Mingle with Jerry Blossom and sample food from the book.*
4. Do you want to earn a free copy of the book? Join our street team and help us get the word out! E-mail: email@example.com for more info.
*Must be in/near Chicago, or willing to travel to Chicago*
Every Supporter will be included on a special Thank You! page of the book. You will be memorialized forever as the amazing supporter you are!
Upcoming Jerry Blossom Events:
June 13, 2015: Fundraising Community Meal. Check back soon for all the details!
Inside the Artist’s Kitchen is an online arts journal that documents artists making work in our beautiful and multifaceted community, Chicago, IL. Over the course of eating delicious food and having incredible conversations, it became evident that there was an opportunity to provide a new, easily accessible platform to support artists in creating new work. With that in mind, we launched our Digital Residency program in the summer of 2014.
Our inaugural Digital Resident, Kiam Marcelo Junio, has spent the past year exploring Filipino identity in Filipino Fusions. In this web series, Kiam’s alter ego Jerry Blossom demonstrates a vegan take on Filipino cuisine while discussing Filipino history and culture. We were able to film this series through the generous support of Surmount Studios, Upton’s Naturals, and Cody Copeland.
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As a capstone project, we are collaborating with Kiam on an artist’s cookbook that will serve as a physical Manifestation of thier work during the Digital Residency. The book will have the delicious recipes featured on Filipino Fusions, and it will include additional exploration of the themes of colonization, migration, occupation and diaspora brought up over the course of the series.
[All donations and pre-orders will go directly to funding a small print run of Filipino Fusions: A Culinary Critique, fair artist fees, and the continuation of the Digital Residency Program]