The origin of “Vernissage” is the inauguration of an exhibition, when the painter puts the final coat on his or her works. “Vernis” in French means : coatings.
Is a gallery a place to eat ? An intimate dinner is set up in a Parisian galery to propose a “meta-vernissage”. It is composed of a repetitive actions of coating the table and the ingredients.
Various sauces and juices go through a giant lacquer filter and run on a sloped table.
To revive Dry salt crust, to scarp off with olive oil fresh figs
To laquer Beef carpaccio with eggyoak and soy sauce
To overlay Fresh salmon cooked under hot beeswax, to be peeled