Fereshteh Toosi

2:00pm

Wed January 25, 2012
TURNSTYLE NEWS

Chicago Artist Fereshteh Toosi Explores The Definition Of Soul Food

Photo by Fereshteh Toosi

Fereshteh Toosi is an interdisciplinary, Chicago-based artist who works with art you can interact with. While designing a community garden accesible to people with disabilities, she began her latest project: Garlic & Greens. Inspired by her interest in growing food and cultural migration, Garlic & Greens aims to capture soul food stories in Chicago.  She also teaches art at Columbia College Chicago. Turnstyle contributor Whitney Henry-Lester spoke to Toosi about her new project and the documentation of soul food.

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