Art and Entomophagy

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Artist: Vanessa Cox

Entomophagy (eating insects) expands our choices of cuisine and is envisioned as a protein source of the future as the human population continues to increase. For much of western culture, entomophagy has a “yuk” factor that is a current barrier. Artists can help us envision the future and reframe how we think of insects as food.

Artist Vanessa Cox uses insects in her art and her cuisine. The artwork (pictured) is a painting of a dish that has insects as…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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