HUNGRY PLANET

WHAT THE WORLD EATS

February 3 - March 10, 2011


Image: Peter Menzel, The Costas of Havana, Cuba Family Portrait, c. 2005, digital print from the original negative, 34 1/2 x 44 13/16 inches, courtesy the artist. © Peter Menzel.

The Hungry Planet exhibition opens a revealing window on the human condition and provides an opportunity to reflect on the great issues that challenge our planet: nutrition, famine, drought, poverty, power, and globalization This fascinating photographic exhibition produced by the Montreal Science Centre features the eating habits of 25 families from 21 countries around the globe. It is based on the book titled Hungry Planet: What the World Eats, written by Faith D’Aluisio with photographs by Peter Menzel.


Neil Tetkowski
Gallery Director