Experience a 2023 replica of Bobby Baker’s An Edible Family in a Mobile Home (1976, 2023), an installation on Tate Britain's South Lawn. Originally staged in 1976, this special remake comes as part of Women in Revolt! Art and Activism in the UK 1970-1990 – a major exhibition of feminist art in the UK.
This exciting remake of Baker’s 1970s East London home features life-sized family figures formed of garibaldi biscuits, meringue, and various flavours of cake (including a vegan option), specially baked by Lily Vanilli. Every interior surface within the home is plastered with newspapers from the 1970s. You will be welcomed into the home by trained hosts recruited from Chelsea College of Arts, part of University of the Arts London (UAL), who will offer you tea and let you sample the delicious edible sculptures.
The restaged An Edible Family in a Mobile Home will be open to the public and free to visit for the first four weeks of the exhibition (8 November – 3 December 2023) and again for the final four weeks of the exhibition (8 March – 7 April 2024).
Women in Revolt! Art and Activism in the UK 1970-1990 is on at Tate Britain from 8 November 2023 to 7 April 2024
Presented by Daily Life Ltd. in partnership with Tate, Whitworth and Idle Women
Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England
Women in Revolt! is supported by the Women in Revolt! Exhibition Supporters Circle, Tate International Council, Tate Patrons and Tate Members