Art and New Technology in Amsterdam. We explore the possibilities and challenges that new technology offers art, design and society. You are most welcome to join us.
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Unusual building advice
At this session provided wisdom from a creative garbage architect and a list of our leftover materials. We also discussed building schedules, electricity availability and all that fun stuff.
Learn to inflate your imagination
We visited Theo Botschuijver, a master of inflatables and a maker of dreams. Theo showed us around his studio and explained how to start making an inflatable structure.
Put it down in tape
It's time for the true purpose of our favela - making stuff. At this session we explained everything you need to know to begin building and start making stuff.
More and more people are discovering this little miracle board, but only a few know how to use it. That's where we come in! In this workshop you'll learn everything you need to know to get started.
12 presentations x 5 minutes
We're starting the new year fresh! That means we have rounded up twelve speakers with great and in one case a really small idea. Into indie mags, photography, hottubs, trees, culinary misfits, or a combination of the above? Want to know how to turn a pinball machine into a drawing device? Join us...
What's the plan?
We are building a favela inside Mediamatic Fabriek. But what will our city look like? How can we generate heat, how do we feed people, and how will we clean up our shit? A group of designers and doers has been meeting to find the answers. On Tuesday these future citizens presented their ...
We want to start building in the beginning of February, so it's time to talk dirty. At this session, we discussed how Mediamatic will help facilitate turning proposals into projects. For Slum Sessions #9, individuals and collective...
Use sand to locate yourself
Esther Polak, Ivar van Bekkum and Bert Kommerij use sand to create temporary interactive artworks by mapping locations with sand circles.
Straw bales, soup, and pow–wows
In our seventh session for our Freezing Favela project there was soup, advice on building with straw bales, and an opportunity to have a sit down with our neighbours.
Leer over gamification en gamify een tentoonstelling
Gamification lijkt een must voor iedere educatieve, inhoudelijke of communicatieve professional. Maar wat kun je er nou eigenlijk mee? Hoe voeg je spelelementen toe aan een minder speelse omgeving? Tijdens de gamification training kom je er achter wat gamification is en wat je er mee kunt voor je...