Title

RTE Radio 1 'Arena' - in Discussion with Sean Rocks - What Science Fiction Tells us About the Future of Food

Document Type

Other

Rights

This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

Nutrition, Dietetics, 3.4 HEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGY, Agriculture, Agricultural biotechnology and food biotechnology, Radio and Television, 6.5 OTHER HUMANITIES

Publication Details

This is a radio discussion on RTE 1 arts and popular culture show 'Arena'.

The segment in question begins at 49 minutes into the broadcast.

Abstract

Many sci-fi films and books depict food as some sort of reconstituted gloop: tasteless, bland and solely for sustenance. Food in science fiction is rarely, if ever, homely or reminiscent of what we know and cherish. Like the other elements of these often distorted future scenarios, it is bleak and dehumanised.

Discussed with Sean Rocks on RTE Arena.

The segment in question begins at 49 minutes into the broadcast.

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