Nature, biology and art in Amsterdam. We research the possibilities and challenges that biology brings to art, design and society. We organise lectures, workshops and art projects. You're welcome to join.
Reservations for the Serres Séparées in our restaurant Mediamatic ETEN are now available. Book your greenhouse here.
Serres Séparées – reservations
How to book a table?
The Serres Séparées are open again, so find your table now ! A two-person dinner costs €100.-. If you come alone, a reduction of €40.- applies at the door. If you come with three, a supplement of €40.- applies at the door. Please book a two-person greenhouse in these cases. We also have four
The Self and Solo Sex
Celebrating International Masturbation Month
Sexual discovery and self-pleasure, that’s what May is about. For those of us that weren’t aware, in May we celebrate sexuality. The celebration meant to break the stigma surrounding human sexuality, masturbation and self-love.
Space for a final goodbye
All forms of life are given a place at Mediamatic. Death is inherently linked with the cycle of life. Just as nature provides room for death, so do we. We offer the opportunity to bid your deceased farewell one last time at our unique location.
with Margherita Soldati
How can you use unconventional materials and techniques to manipulate textile in shapes, 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 experiment with…
How to Cook with Semen
Semenology and The Natural Harvest Cookbooks by Paul Photenhauer
At what point does the taboo of consuming human secretions start and end? Taboos such as these perhaps become normalized as sexual fetishes. From there on we would think ‘ah right, just one of those fetishes’. But if we were to consume human secretions simply for culinary pleasures, it would be…
Testing Serres Séparées at Mediamatic Biotoop
Safe and intimate dinner at the water side of Oosterdok in Amsterdam!
At Mediamatic we're designing and testing new safe hospitality. Later this year we will serve our visitors amazing plant-based dinners in their own little greenhouse. We're hoping to open in June; reservations will be open from the last week of May. The photos were taken during test runs…