During her residency at ZK/U, Zoya developed the performative intervention, Around the Table. This project is an opportunity to explore negotiating techniques through artful conversation and practical application of relational ethics. The five course menu included a fusion of dishes from cultural identities who participated in The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), otherwise known as the Iran Deal during 2015.
Course One: Manti-jiaozi Dumplings
Course Two: Salad Olivieh and Barbari Bread
Course Three: Maast o Moosir and Haricots Verts Salade
Course Four: Polpette and Mirza Ghasemi
Course Five: Rote Grütze, Fereni, and Chai