Center for Land Use Interpretation Birds Eye frozen food plant, Darien, Wisconsin.
Just stepping into the Center for Land Use Interpretation's space in Culver City gives viewer a little shiver. Is it excitement, or the fact that they have chilled the space and added refrigeration flaps at the door to keep the cold from escaping? Maybe both.
The chilled-out atmosphere sets an appropriate scenefor the exhibition "Perishable: An Exploration of the Refrigerated Landscape of America."
The exhibition is follows "the continuum of cool that spreads from the source of food to your refrigerator," CLUI director Matthew Coolidge tells L.A. Weekly. "It also tells the story of how your fridge is a closet that opens up into this whole national infrastructure and logistics to maintains coldness in food so it's able to travel more widely and further from its source."More »