By taking Art Jar’s sculpture as a starting point, we were looking for ways to serve a dish in a visually appealing way, challenging both our eyes and Alice’s dish through the use of mirrors, colored backgrounds and different cutlery and light settings.
Each answer we found was followed by new questions. What if we served dinner at sunrise? How can you taste if you don’t see? What if your partner gets to see the dish, while you get to taste it? And do you actually have to eat a dish in order to be able to enjoy its taste?
We were still led by the main idea of working with different colors for different dishes as well the idea of removing one sense per course in order to see what it does to your perception of the food that is being served.
But is that enough to create a Neo Futurist Dinner? It is not. Is it a possible outcome of the week that there is no new Neo Futurist Dinner at all? Probably. Yet, we continued.
Read more about day two here.