Tiravanija has appropriated his text from the title of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's Ali: Fear Eats the Soul. A film which still resonates today with its vibrant questions of race and class raised in 1970s Germany.
The 4-worded phrase used by Rirkrit literally serves as a cornerstone of his artistic practice, using appropriated language to underscore the exploration between art and food, and now perfectly encapsulated in a fiberglass tray produced by Cambro, Huntington Beach, California
Fiberglass serving tray (Cottage White) with silkscreen printing (dishwasher safe) 16 5/16 x 12 3/16 in. (41.5 x 31 cm) Open edition Published by onestar press, Paris, 2018