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Video documentation of Bobby Baker’s Cook Dems (1990).

A cookery demonstration for every occasion. In a portable kitchen Bobby Baker creates unique recipes with bread dough: Baked Antlers worn to improve your status; Breast Pizza personalised with your own heraldic devices; a Bread Ball Skirt that is wonderful to dance in…

Cook Dems has proved to be endlessly flexible, portable, accessible and adaptable. I’ve done it in venues ranging from tiny to huge theatres, international festivals, Cairo Opera House, in the huge Customs House overlooking Sydney Harbour, the BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour recording studio as well as private houses.” – Bobby Baker

Filmed by Deborah May at Jacksons Lane Arts Centre, 2000.

© Bobby Baker, 2008. PAL-DVD, 47 minutes.