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Biotalk: The Design Away Perspective
With Conny Groenewegen, Maarten Vanden Eynde and Maurizio Montalti
In a world polluted by more plastic than the eye can see, the time has come to find another way of dealing with our environment. During this biotalk, artist Maarten Vanden Eynde, fashion designer Conny Groenewegen and designer Maurizio Montalti dive into the world of plastics. Together, we explore…
De ontworpen tomaat
Natuur en design gaan hand in hand. De tomaat van nu is een geraffineerd ontwerp: een cultuurgoed vol gewenste natuurlijke eigenschappen. Samen met socioloog en journalist Annemieke Hendriks gaat Mediamatic op zoek naar de tomaat als ontwerp. Tegenwoordig worden groenten geperfectioneerd in het…
Odorama: Perfumed Words
with: Han van der Vegt, Bas Belleman, Sander Bink, Marcello Aspria and Anna de Waard
Poetry and literature have a lot in common with perfumes and scent compositions. Scents, like stories, evolve over time and trigger emotional states and memories. Like time-based narratives, they convey different moods and atmospheres within one composition. And most of all, they leave room for the…
Museum Night 2017
Female ejaculation is still a thing. Is it normal? And what is it, really? For Secretopia, Mediamatic’s program series on bodily fluids, there’s no need to agree on its composition; it’s a product of your body, so it’s part of it! This Museum Night, we will investigate, under the expert guidance of…
Crying Out Loud!
Visualising the Beauty of Tears
Crying is often associated with weakness and is seen as useless. Yet it is a healthy behaviour both biologically and in its important social role. Through showcasing the works of the different artists, this evening shows how beautiful, practical and important tears are. Together with photographer…
Crying Out Loud: Tear Donation
Donate your tears for the sake of art
WE NEED YOUR TEARS. During this free crying session Mediamatic provides you with the space to shed some tears in whatever way you feel comfortable. Donate your tears and let photographer Maurice Mikkers crystalise them! Want to cry from cutting onions or from expressing emotions? Since there is…