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Is it an urban mushroom farm? Is it a pigeon tower? Is it a pile of compost?
What are those structures outside the barn at Mediamatic?
Because these structures are made from living mycelium WHAT you call it probably depends on WHEN you encounter it. At first they are horizontal mushroom farms, and many of our neighbours have enjoyed picking the very tasty yellow oyster mushrooms that grow from its walls. If you look carefully…
The installation is almost finished!
Since the summer we've been busy investigating and installing a complete ventilation system in our office and the project spaces. During the lockdown, Daniël will put the finishing touches to the installation so we can have a steady supply of fresh air in every space once we open again!
We are currently closed
till the 2nd of March
Due to the corona measures we are putting our public program on hold for the coming month. This means no workshops, lectures or open tours. In the meantime we take care of the plants in the Aquaponics, experiment with fermenting techniques and build the pigeon tower with mycelium waste. We are…
Messages from the Myco-Assemblage
Arne Hendriks & Dominik Einfalt talk about their attempts to construct pigeon guano towers with living mycelium waste.
This Friday afternoon, Arne and Dominik will discuss their attempt to build structures with living mycelium waste. What have they learned? What are the challenges? And what stories have emerged so far? Over the next months, all through the winter and into the spring of 2021, they will continue to…
Update from our Supervisory Board
December 1, 2020
Dear friends and relations, We consider Mediamatic to be an inclusive and equal opportunity organization. There is no place at Mediamatic for sexual and/or physical intimidation. Behavior that represents these forms of intimidation will not be tolerated. Allegations have been made towards one of…
Molding Mycelium: Plant Pots
with Dominik Einfalt and Doudouce Knol
It's obvious that we should re-think our destructive consumption behaviours, and mycelium could be the answer. The living organism can be shaped into various shapes to create products that are 100% degradable. Come to get introduced into the possibilities of mycelium, learn how to mold and shape…