“Food is a state affair” exhibition in St Petersburg (SecureDating.com)

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Russian women customarily love to cook and are very good at it, as well as being able to create a cozy atmosphere in their homes. It is well known that food plays a big role in the everyday life of Russian women and men. So it is very interesting to find out what did the Russian emperors and leaders eat and what impact did the public policy have on the menu of ordinary citizens.

An exhibition in the Museum of Russia’s Political History in St Petersburg, Russia will tell us about the connection between politics and foodservice during the tsardom, existence of USSR and the post-soviet period. The attendees of the exhibition will get a chance to glance at the history of relationships between the rulers and the people from a different perspective.

The exposition includes the luxurious menus from the official happenings, the agitation porcelain from the Soviet period, food stamps, posters, photographs, graphical prints, paintings, cookbooks and other materials. The highlights of the expo are Sergey Urusov’s glass, the tableware that belonged to Alexander Tsyurupa and Leon Trotsky’s creamer. Additionally at the exhibition you will be able to learn the recipes of Nikolai II’s favourite meal – noodles from pigeons, the cocktail “Nikolashka” and the alpine milk soup.

Specialist from the German bureau HG Merz Architekten Museumsgestalter and Gleb Nikandrov have developed the design and concept of this project. The company that was founded in early 80s is engaged in  museum and exhibition design, as well as restoration of old buildings.

Additional information can be found on the official website of St. Petersburg Biennale of Museum Design.

 

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