Flavour of Emotion
20-21 July 2023 , 10am-4pm
The Happy Coffee Man, Warley Woods, Sandwell
(Abbey Road entrance)
Come and design a coffee for your mood.
Hosted within The Happy Coffee Man van, you can choose from nine specially selected flavours with calming, healing, energising and medicinal qualities. Simply design your coffee on the ‘order sheet’, choose your combination, strength and blend, give your coffee a name, and get back your personalised coffee in a limited edition take away cup.
Commissioned by Multistory
What does emotion taste like?
Is it quantifiable?
Can we imagine the flavours that might change our mood?
When we reach for our favourite hot drinks, it might be through comfort, fatigue, enjoyment, habit, but underneath these simple reactions could be a more complex set of thought processes. It's well known that sweeter flavours have the ability to boost mood if only for a short while, whilst the ingredients such as chamomile are praised for their calming benefits.
Flavour of Emotion attempts to make conscious our thought processes for choosing, and in doing so allow audiences the chance to choose the flavour for their mood.
This work is available to tour, and can be adaptable to varying contexts