Flashback to last summer of a video of London artist Ron Benner at his garden installation As the Crow Flies at Museum London for his annual corn roast in August 2019. Part sculpture, part installation, and part performance, this event features Benner’s roving corn-roasting wagon Maiz Barbacoa. \
Musician Frank Ridsdale music is in the background with resolute songs covering a wide geographical range from the Port Stanley harbour to Latin American revolutionary songs. visit www.ronbenner.ca for more about Ron's work. Due to health measures in response to the CoVid 19 pandemic, this year's corn roast has unfortunately been cancelled.
Ron Benner (born 1949) is an internationally recognized Canadian artist whose longstanding practice investigates the history and political economics of food cultures. He is also a gardener and writer who currently lives and works in London, Ontario, Canada.
London, Ontario is on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Haudenosaunee, Lenape, Attawandaron and Huron-Wendat peoples, at the forks of Deshkan Ziibi (Antler River), an area subject to the Dish with One Spoon Wampum and other treaties.
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