Food as Art: Meat America by Dominic Episcopo

Dominic Episcopo’s series, Meat America, features American symbols, former presidents, cultural icons and national landmarks in their most raw form: made out of meat.

  • Louisiana Gator. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaLouisiana Gator. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America
  • Kentucky Strip. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaKentucky Strip. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America
  • Texas. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaTexas. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America
  • Mj Calf  Liver. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaMj Calf Liver. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America
  • Abe. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaAbe. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America
  • Peace. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaPeace. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America
  • Sacred Heart. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaSacred Heart. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America
  • Betsy Ross. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaBetsy Ross. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America
  • Nevada lamb. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaNevada lamb. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America
  • Eggs. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaEggs. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America
  • Elvis Tenderloin. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaElvis Tenderloin. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America
  • Love. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaLove. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America
  • WTF. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat AmericaWTF. Photo: Dominic Episcopo/Meat America

Meat Americais an amazing project made by philly Dominic Episcopo, an American photographer who has gotten work done with Motorola, Rolling Stone and The Beastie Boys. He recently exhibited the collection at Bambi Gallery in Northern Liberties, Philadelphia.

Dominic Episcopo’s series, Meat America, features American symbols, former presidents, cultural icons and national landmarks in their most raw form: made out of meat. Playing on the words Meat and Meet, here’s an invite to get to know better the american way of life.

It’s not just a photographic story, it’s a new way to try and define the “american”. It’s all about what american citizens love, from Meat and Michael Jackson, to famous quotes or facts. Dominic Episcopo cooked and ate every piece of meat he photographed, in his Fishtown home kitchen. [via The Collist]

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