Nocturnal Creatures: Michael Rakowitz

Culinary delight

  • Michael Rakowitz, The invisible enemy should not exist (Northwest palace of Nimrud, Room N), 2018 (detail), 13 Reliefs: Middle Eastern packaging and newspapers, glue, cardboard, wood, dims variable. Courtesy of the artist

Past Event


This event was on Sat 20 Jul 2019, 6-11pm

Internationally renowned Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz, whose debut UK survey is on display at Whitechapel Gallery until 25 August, , offers visitors to the Whitechapel Gallery Refectory a Baghdad Kiss. Consisting of Khubz, tahini, date palm, haloumi and mint, this special sandwich is available for one night only and coincides with the release of the artists’ recently published cookbook, A House With A Date Palm Will Never Starve (2019)

Exhibition Ticket Offer

On the night of Nocturnal Creatures (Saturday 20 July, 6-11pm) tickets for the Michael Rakowitz exhibition will be £7.50. Book your tickets now to avoid disappointment on the night.

Part of Nocturnal Creatures, our free late night arts festival in the East End

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