The exhibition “Quique Dacosta. Landscapes Transformed “that will open its doors in the MuVIM of Valencia tomorrow, is another step in the desire of the laureate chef to take his gastronomic concept beyond the kitchen, a concept that accumulates national and international recognition.
The exhibition “Quique Dacosta. Landscapes Transformed “which will open its doors tomorrow in MuVIM of Valencia, is a further step in winning chef’s desire to bring his culinary concept beyond the kitchen , a concept that builds national and international recognition.
The three-star chef has presented at a press conference the exhibition accompanied by the Director of MuVIM Francisco Molina, Commissioner Beatriz Garcia, Gaby Borro of Studio 2E + 1L, Mª Josep Amigó vice president of the Diputación and Xavier Rius Deputy of Culture and Museums. visit us here, “Quique Dacosta. Landscapes Transformed “presents, through a conceptual tour, the inner world and the creative process developed by the chef to build and define your cooking style , imbued with Mediterranean essences and raw materials.
“We are at a crucial moment in my professional career and this exhibition will help to understand my expressive language,” said Quique Dacosta in relation to an unprecedented sample that pays tribute to his gastronomic concept.
For Quique Dacosta, “the perspective they have given to the exhibition is not purely gastronomic, but fundamentally artistic. They have extracted the most inspirational and conceptual part of the dishes and have mixed it with the creative side. The edible works restaurant enter the museum as a concepts that create a language in which other disciplines involved. “
The exhibition presents a careful list of videos, photographs, scenographies and reproductions of the most iconic and essential dishes of the chef, distributed in five thematic blocks: “Landscapes of the Exterior”; “Spiral. The Journey of the Argonaute “; “Landscapes Scenarios”; “Kitchen-Studio of Creativity. Scientific Landscapes “; And “Landscapes of the Interiority”.
“Landscapes Transformed is a step in the artistic expression of my work, the fruit of the exercise to communicate in my own language, transcending the natural area for which I was born, the kitchen and the table , ” said the star of the exhibition , Doctor Honoris Causa in Fine Arts at the Miguel Hernández University.
The director of MuVIM Francisco Molina believes that “Quique is an impressionist, as was Monet or Degas, who works his dishes as if they were paintings. He transforms the landscape into plasmas in his creations and turn them into works of art. This is the essence of the exhibition. “
The idea arose two years ago from QB Arquitectos and has been developed in collaboration with Estudio 2E + 1L. Quique Dacosta has personally supervised the entire development and assembly process.
According to the curator, “the approach to the world of a creator is always a complex operation and becomes a game of approximate knowledge, a journey that we have tasted in a spiral transit around Quique Dacosta.”
“I feel the strong embrace of those who have participated in the exhibition and with his art and knowledge have sat at my kitchen table to give breadth to my work and join other artistic expressions , ” declared the cook.
The chef, from Extremadura and Valencian adoption, has turned “Quique Dacosta Restaurante” with three Michelin stars and present in the prestigious list “The World’s 50 best restaurants by The Restaurant Magazine”, a world reference of high gastronomy. He is also the only three-star chef in the Region of Valencia.
He is also the owner of the restaurants El Poblet (1 *), Vuelve Carolina and Mercatbar in Valencia. He has just published his third book “3. Quique Dacosta “and is immersed in the 2015 season, Moods , in his restaurant in Denia.