Dinner parties evoke images of delicious, elevated food and kinship. This project flips a dinner party on its head. The friends and food look phenomenal, until you take a closer look… All of the food is spoiled, rotten. Is this woeful ignorance, blindness, or a group of privileged people turning the other cheek? You be the judge, while the party goers celebrate their moldy meal.
Photography & Creative Direction: Yasara Gunawardena
Food Styling: Max Rappaport
Prop Styling: Casha Doemland
Retouching: Dallas Wing
Yasara Gunawardena is a tabletop and portrait photographer born and raised in Los Angeles. She received her BFA in Photography + Imaging at the Art Center College of Design. Yasara is a collaborative storyteller, creating fun colorful imagery to reflect her world. Yasara enjoys overcoming challenges and showcasing the memorable experiences they bring through her work. Yasara's mom makes the best home-cooked Sri Lankan meal in town, and her friends love her mom more than they love her. She gets it.
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