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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Complete your collection
If the Albert Heijn is failing at supplying you with a complete set of Superdieren cards, last Sunday it was time to take matters into your own hands. Stop spending money, and instead just trade your double cards against someone else's. Bet you, you had a complete set within no time. There was al...
Swap your surplus seeds
Always wondered why all the stores seem to carry the same variety of seeds? It's because Big Companies are monopolizing the market. Visitors of the seed swap celebrated the diversity of nature, bypassing the regular selling points, and instead found out which exciting, exotic or just plain forgot...
Visitors swapped their dreams with other Museum Night owls in exchange for a drink. If you liked a challenge, you could swap part of your life between 19:00 and 21:00. DJ Aletro took care of the soundtrack to your swapping adventures.
12 presentations x 5 minutes
We turned 21! This month's Ignite Amsterdam featured filmmakers, graphic designers, quirky animators and device dismantlers. And ways to save today's materialistic, 'throw-away' culture.
Swap all your red items
Own a firetruck no one plays with? A Ferrari that's just gathering dust in your garage? On November 4 you could get together all your (more than 60%) redness and bring it to Ruilen, where you could exchange your red things for new red things. Secretly cherish Communist ideology? Your comrades cou...
Brew your own energy
Learn the ins and outs of making your own biodiesel during this hands-on workshop. Performance artist and diesel-know-it-all João Negro will teach you the how and why of turning waste into energy. At the end of the evening you will return home with a jar of your very own bi...
Pop-up trading zone
Too much stuff, an overflowing wardrobe, and unused talents? Visitors joined us at the one-day-only trading zone Ruilplein for exchange without money.
Be kind, but play hard.
(Un)usual exchange with the Beambtenbar, an exchange-masseur and DJ's Miss Fina & Toby Paul. A tintillating book? Homemade chutney? Visitors checked their exchange-products in at the door. (You'll need your OV-chipkaart for this.) If yo...
Talk by trade-legend Kyle MacDonald
In 2005, Kyle MacDonald posted a picture of a red paperclip on his blog asking if someone would like to trade it for something bigger or better. After 14 trades within one year, he was offered a house in Phoenix, Arizona. The Canadian blogger is now an internationally renowned trade legend.
Brew your own energy
Learn the ins and outs of making your own bio-diesel during this hands-on workshop. Performance artist and diesel-know-it-all João Negro will teach you the how and why of turning waste into energy. At the end of the evening you will return home with a jar of your very own b...