by Manuela Ch
This month the illustration by ManuelaCh of the A la charte series is dedicated to FREEGANS.FREEGANISM is the practice of reclaiming and eating food that has been discarded and of taking food past the expiration date which supermarkets would otherwise throw away without selling it.
Ã€ la cartÂ is the new series of illustrations by manuelaCh intended for our or not magazine readers. The series has been conceived as a list of courses on a customer menu, which can be selected at the discretion of the guest reader.
Each illustration represents a contemporary eating behavior (vegetarianism, veganism, meat-eating-ism, raw foodism, reducetarianism and so on) and wonders not only about the underlying values but also about the deep needs and feelings associated with each of these behaviours.
And here we are, at your own discretion, with a vegan starter full of compassionate tears, with a meditative and peaceful vegetarian first course, with some stubborn boiled pork loin or some sweet “junk food”, desperateÂ andÂ lonely…