Picnic : order, ambiguity and community by Kevin Harris and Gemma Orton
About : People interact around food. Conventional mealtimes are ordered occasions when social relationships are reaffirmed. But picnic is different, often characterised by a wobbly combination of conviviality and disorder. So what does it tell us about the way we think of ‘community’?
Published November 2011
Gemma Orton is a visual artist – visit her website.