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.
New season, new chefs - but the food is still old
Beginning September 20th 2011 we will cook and dine together again, for the Over Datum Eetclub has reopened its doors. Every Tuesday a different chef will come up with a theme and serve, with the help of the dinner guests, a scrumptious meal made out of expired produce. Join us, and regain faith ...
Shells and Crusts with Tinda van Smoorenburg
The first in our series of weekly dinner parties kicked off on Tuesday July 19th to a hungry crowd filling Mediamatic bank. It resulted in the successful resistance against the demonization of expired, but irresistibly good food, and a wake-up call for all those who religiously abide by expiratio...
Six swings and live music
For a few hours Schommelclub's 1000 meter space was filled with music, and acted as one giant resonator. Hauntingly amplifying an experimental jazz improvisation by Gareth Davis and Leo Fabriek (The Julie Mittens), and the historical sounds of Ensemble Rabaskadol. Including silent swinging films....
Participation and innovation in culture and heritage
The ‘public as programmer’ was the focus of the third edition of Kom je ook?, that took place on the 26th of November 2009. We offered an energising programme with foreign speakers, Dutch case studies and do it yourself. The location was the Bernard Haitinkzaal in the new Conservatory of Amst...
Maandag 9 januari in de Van Gendthallen, 17:30 — 19:00
Onze nieuwjaarsreceptie in stijl 2012. Kaalslag en nieuwe kansen. Geen verwarming en geen toespraak. Wel warme soep en wel kunst. Natalia Dominguez Rangel componeerde voor de enorme ruimte in de Van Gendthallen een nieuw stuk. Het is ook je laatste kans om te schommelen. De schommelclub gaat weer...
Disco hits at the Van Gendthallen
On the last day of the Schommelclub, deejay Stephan Wolven played some kid-friendly soul and disco tunes. Shake your hips and rock the swings one last time.
The Slide Show Olympics
The patented system to avoid death by PowerPoint came to Amsterdam for the ninth time, bringing with it the very good, the mediocre, and the clueless.
Pecha Kucha, Japanese for ‘the sound of conversation’, allows every participant to display 20 slides, with no more than 20 seconds sp...
Sensor Fest evening 2
15 short, smart and clever talks, joined and bound by one simple rule: twenty slides, five minutes. Central theme? Sensors!
ikSentric evening 1
Sensor Fest takes place on November 23, 24 and 25 at Mediamatic Bank, and deals with art, technology and social media. The first evening is all about the works made during the Mediamatic Dev Camp '10. Be the first to see the new ikSentric media installations.