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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Odorama 33 - with Dora Goldsmith, Birthe Leemeijer, Kate McLean and Caro Verbeek
What do cities smell like? What does culture smell like? And more importantly, in what ways can we capture and record these fleeting smells? With PhD Dora Goldsmith, artist Birthe Leemeijer and Dr. Kate McLean, we will re-examine the way we experience areas and urban life - translating smells into…
with Wouter Hassing
Would you like to know what it takes to grow your own mushrooms? During this workshop, fungi expert Wouter Hassing will teach you about the potential of mycelium and how to start mushroom cultivation. Go home with a bag of ready-to-sprout oyster mushrooms and starter knowledge on fungal strains
Co-design with Microbes: Kimchi
with Saskia Frederiks
Kimchi is winning in popularity in the Netherlands. It is a great taste maker with a rich tradition. This common fermented side dish from Korea contains many beneficial bacteria and is seen as a new superfood. There are a many different kimchis that vary in fermentation time and/or ingredients.
Still Life 03 - with David Rademacher, Susanne Duijvestein, Theun Karelse and Robin Beers
How we relate to death culturally, is reflected in the design of our cemeteries and crematoria. Death has been pushed behind the scenes for the last decades, but it appears times are changing. It seems like we are going back to memento mori moralism. Could architecture help us with this newly found…
with Margherita Soldati
How can one use unconventional materials and techniques to manipulate textile in a 3D shape, to create textures and patterns? During the workshop, artist Margherita Soldati will introduce you to manipulating different types of fabric and ways to create shapes, textures and patterns. You will…
Design your own Shroud
with Femke van Gemert
Have you ever thought about what you would wear when you die? This fall, we will breathe new life into an old Dutch tradition with a series of workshops. The workshop invites participants to actively think about their passing and to design their own burial shroud. Three different textile artist…