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Organic artisanal white bread leavened with Candida albicans and Saccharomyces cerevisiae, brie, blue cheese, hummus

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Many of the foods we consume are produced with or contain a variety of microorganisms, including the basics: cheese, bread, milk, and beer. The artist offers bread leavened with Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Candida albicans, brie, blue cheese and hummus to share, inviting consideration of assumptions about microorganism, our bodies and the food we consume. All microorganisms used to leaven the bread are killed by the baking process, including the Candida, which is already present in or on most of us.

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