Feb. 25-28 Jonathan Kung, who runs the food blog and pop up kitchen Kung Food in Detroit, will visit campus to collaborate with Johnson. Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 5:30 p.m., Kung will hold a lecture in Mayfair Hall Room 202. Wednesday, Feb. 26 he will host a one-night-only pop up restaurant with the time and location to be announced. Kung’s last event will be a dinner at Andalusia Friday, Feb 28.
Johnson’s partner Megan O’Connell will bring her talents to Georgia College as well. O’Connell and Johnson run Salt & Cedar letterpress studio in Detroit. Megan will join Johnson for the second public presentation and will visit classrooms across campus.
Iain Kerr, professor in the Intermedia program at Maine University and the founder of Spurse, an interdisciplinary collective of architects, biologists and artists, will host a guest lecture as part of Johnson’s seminar. He will also lead students on a foraging excursion in support of a field-to-table-dinner in early March.
For more information on Johnson’s work, visit leonjohnson.org.
To find out more about his events and activities visit events.gcsu.edu or call the Department of Art at 478-445-4572.