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ABOUT

‘Otark is a kitchen-collective founded in 2009 by Hadas Cna’ani and Charlotte Koopman,
currently rooted in Het Bos, Antwerp, Belgium. 
Besides a weekly Sunday Breakfast, Otark cooks in various contexts and with varying line-ups
responding to film, sound, words, the weather.

Otark has a strong preference for
Handwork / Close-ups (the near) / Off-beat (the far-out) /
Slow-mo / Slapstick / Traditions / Roots and Leaves. 
Otark works according to the vershki i koreshki principle:
foundation versus the way the wind blows, home-cooking on the move, 
and- as cooks do- works within a framework of a timeline,
rhythm, repetition, seasonality and impermanence.
Kitchen: Charlotte Koopman, Hadas Cna’ani, Miljan Vukicevic,
Gitte Lebruyn, Ahmad Bajouk, Liane Scharff, Jelle Spruyt, Bei Wen Tan
Sunday Mornings: Mustafa Aljabali, Nourdin Tanouti
Stunt Dept: Thijs Paijmans
Special Effects: Joery Scheepers
Musical Score: Joachim Badenhorst, Indre Jurgeleviciute, Bert Cools
Permanent inspiration: Anne Flaten Pixley
Website: Maarten Koopman, Charlotte Koopman
Continuity: Charlotte Koopman
Photograph by Anne Flaten Pixley
Photograph by Anne Flaten Pixley



ABOUT

‘Otark is a kitchen-collective founded in 2009 by Hadas Cna’ani and Charlotte Koopman, currently rooted in Het Bos, Antwerp, Belgium.
 
Besides a weekly Sunday Breakfast, Otark cooks in various contexts and with varying line-ups responding to film, sound, words, the weather.

Otark has a strong preference for:
Handwork / Close-ups (the near) / Off-beat (the far-out) / Slow-mo / Slapstick / Traditions / Roots and Leaves. 

Otark works according to the vershki i koreshki principle:
foundation versus the way the wind blows, home-cooking on the move,  and- as cooks do- works within a framework of a timeline, rhythm, repetition, seasonality and impermanence.
Photograph by Anne Flaten Pixley
Photograph by Anne Flaten Pixley
Kitchen:
Charlotte Koopman, Hadas Cna’ani, Miljan Vukicevic, Gitte Lebruyn, Ahmad Bajouk, Liane Scharff, Jelle Spruyt, Bei Wen Tan

Sunday Mornings:
Mustafa Aljabali, Nourdin Tanouti

Stunt Dept:

Thijs Paijmans

Special Effects:
Joery Scheepers

Musical Score:
Joachim Badenhorst, Indre Jurgeleviciute, Bert Cools

Permanent inspiration:
Anne Flaten Pixley

Website:
Maarten Koopman, Charlotte Koopman

Continuity:
Charlotte Koopman