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Unlike the typical food porn you may find yourself blurring through on Instagram, artist Hong Yi's rendering of Munch's "The Scream," fashioned from rice, dried berries, proscuitto and other foodstuffs is definitely worth a follow.

Unlike the typical food porn you may find yourself blurring through on Instagram, artist Hong Yi’s rendering of Munch’s “The Scream,” fashioned from rice, dried berries, proscuitto and other foodstuffs is definitely worth a follow.

For her “Creativity With Food” project, the Malaysian-based artist-architect (who goes by the nickname “Red”), turned to her Instagram account as her open gallery for showcasing a month’s worth of plated food art, every day for the duration of March.

So far, plates have ranged from the aforementioned “Scream,” to a sweet scene featuring a bunch of balloons fashioned from grape tomatoes, to a stamp-like set of dogs carved from Oreo-cookie cream, and an impressive tribute to Yi’s home state of Sabah (currently in the midst of a violent, political struggle), presented in soy sauce. 

This isn’t the first time Yi, who describes herself as an “artist who likes to paint, but not with a paintbrush,” has worked with food items before. Other portraits include a large-scale rendering of the Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei, meticulously laid out in sunflower seeds, as well as other likenesses composed from tea bags and coffee stains.

Check out some of the pieces from this month’s ongoing project. For more, follow Yi at @redhongyi.com.