Hole History Show: Origins of the American-Style Donut

  ROCKLAND, MAINE:   Donut Darlings Double Down,Make Book about a Hole!     Seen here, designers and editors of 'Hole History: Origins of the American-Style Donut", Maeve O'Regan and Alexis Iammarino [artist-curator of this project, at right]

ROCKLAND, MAINE: Donut Darlings Double Down,Make Book about a Hole!

Seen here, designers and editors of 'Hole History: Origins of the American-Style Donut", Maeve O'Regan and Alexis Iammarino [artist-curator of this project, at right]

  Hole History: Origins of the American-Style Donut  created by Alexis Iammarino and Maeve O’Regan, with support from  the Kindling Fund . Catalogues are available for purchase $65.00 USD.  To request an order or FMI, contact: hole.history.show@gmail.com

Hole History: Origins of the American-Style Donut created by Alexis Iammarino and Maeve O’Regan, with support from the Kindling Fund. Catalogues are available for purchase $65.00 USD.  To request an order or FMI, contact: hole.history.show@gmail.com

 RICHARD IAMMARINO. Prototype, acrylic on illustration board. 2016

RICHARD IAMMARINO. Prototype, acrylic on illustration board. 2016

Support for the Exhibition Catalogue, "Hole History Show: Origins of the American-Style Donut" is provided by The Kindling Fund, a grant program administered by SPACE Gallery as part of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Regional Regranting Network. 

 Artist Alexis Iammarino and designer Maeve O’Regan will design, publish, and print a catalogue from a recent exhibition curated by Iammarino called “Hole History Show: Origins of the American-style Donut,” a collection of art, performance and writing that responded to a claim that the hole-in-the-donut was singularly invented by a 19th-century sea captain from Rockport, Maine.

The creation of this catalogue will capture the scope of the project with beautifully documented plates of the 64 works of art, reproductions of memorabilia, and over 14 written submissions which include culinary history, poems, short fiction, oral history, and lecture transcriptions. Organizing, installing, and documenting this exhibition brought together people from a broad geography and energized ideas about the origins of the American culinary history. This catalogue aims to become a document of public history to be gifted to regional libraries and historical societies. At the publication’s launch, there will be an interdisciplinary event pairing chefs and artists to invent donut-inspired foods for the public.

To read the full press release and to learn more about SPACE Gallery, The Kindling Fund and all the 2018 projects grantees, please visit: Projects: Kindling Fund 

  Left to Right: Cary Lin,  Donuts 2 Dollars ; Maine Historical Society and the artist Patty Allison  "Donuts & Treats, Cushman's Bakery, Portland, ca. 1940" ; and Jon Merritt,  Crystalline Passage .

 Left to Right: Cary Lin, Donuts 2 Dollars; Maine Historical Society and the artist Patty Allison "Donuts & Treats, Cushman's Bakery, Portland, ca. 1940"; and Jon Merritt, Crystalline Passage.

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