The time spend after dinner at the table is the English translation of the spanish word "Sobremesa".
Through various forms of research the project Sobremesa came in to being. 1: research on "understanding the materiality and the invisible environmental impact of self-publishing" in the thesis, 2: publishing a collection of thoughts for/how self-publishers (to) balance the struggle of publishing in the climate crisis era and 3: gathering all contemplations from the previous to create an open communal space in the shape of a dining and reading table.
The end product, the table, serves as a publication itself. With traces of texts engraved on the surface. The focus in the whole project is on re-using materials. A thoughtfull sobremesa is created by emphasizing on sharing publications, all the wood collected from trash en serving leftover food.
Floor van Meeuwen (Hefshuizen, 1991) is in limbo between visual design, sculpting, printing and organising events for and by artists.