Mary Ting's "Refuse Redo" (Photo by Kavitha Surana)

Mary Ting’s “Refuse Redo” (Photo by Kavitha Surana)

If you’re on the hunt for veggies at the Essex Street Market this month, you might get sidetracked (as I did) by the shoebox art gallery in the corner running an exhibition called Lettuce, Artichokes, Red Beets, Mangoes, Broccoli, Honey and Nutmeg: The Essex Street Market as Collaborator. 

It sounds like the contents of a health nut’s grocery bag (we’re sure mango-artichoke-nutmeg smoothies will be all the rage soon) but Cuchifritos, Essex Market’s resident gallery run by Artists Alliance Inc,  has something else in mind.

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