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Quarantined Sobremesa

Join us in a Digital Table hosted across the Quarantined Globe!

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Thanks to this article in the platform Medium, which explained the importance of isolation as an effective measure to flatten the infection curve of COVID-19. Although we were not prepared to face the actual consequences of an insolation everyday routine, we are convinced that it is the right thing to do in order to reduce the spread of the virus.

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To think that the impact of COVID-19 is will soon pass get us back to normal would be naive of us as a species. We believe this is an opportunity to understand our species better and, let way for a new kind of business as usual. 

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

  • “Informative” — A round-table where information of value is shared amongst people that have a specific interest in common.
  • “Present” — An intentional meal break from the current schedule or routine, whatever that may be. Food must be shared amongst guests.
  • “Intimate” — A space where intimacy between people who have never met is achieved regardless of a level of expertise on the subject matter. 
  • “Global” — A gathering that speaks of humanity as a species, not as a nationality. This is a borderless effort crafted during a borderless crisis.
  • “Conscious” — A social study that hopes to gather significant data around access to food around the world as the current COVID19 and its impact on Food Systems unravels.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

We’re interested in understanding how people’s decision-making process around meal preparation will be impacted by changes in Food Access. COVID-19 is an unprecedented global trigger that just can’t be missed. We have chosen a topic of conversation as a pretext to lubricate an interface as we believe that it is only through organic interaction that real observation on everyday citizens can be achieved.

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • National Government
  • News: Digital
  • NGO or Non-profit Organization

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

The impact this virus will cause in the global Food System. How can small actions in our local and national communities add up to a global effort?

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

Everyone who eats and cooks is linked to the work from Agriculture and Native communities.

What is your current profession?

Architect and Design Researcher

In what city are you located?

Dessau and Lima

In what country are you located?

Germany and Peru

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I really like this idea. It connects with something I tried today with my 6-year old kid who is now at home. We did a Google Hangout with some of his friends.