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Meet Zeger Reyers
Discuss your work, ideas and obstacles with the artist
A new breed of artists is on the rise. They work with living matter, nature and have a strong emphasis in biology and life sciences. In this emerging field of Bio-Art and Design there’s need for extensive collaboration. Not only between the different disciplines involved, but also between…
Odorama: Foul, Fragrant and Filthy
Cris Neill, Lotte Geeven, Yeb Wiersma, Marjolijn Boterenbrood, Frank Bloem, Sanne Groeneveld
It is clear that sweet, soft and pleasant fragrances are more attractive than foul and pungent odours. But how come we detest smelly feet and love stinky cheese? During Odorama we'll explore everything that reaches the nose, including terribly bad smells. Inhale your supressed fears and…
Economia Abundance Dinner at Baltan Laboratories
Neo Futurist Dinner #3: with Thorwald Voss and Arne Hendriks
Let's celebrate harvest with an Abundance Dinner! Chef Thorwald and Arne Hendriks embrace the challenge of agricultural over-abundance. Why? This winter, we got a big supply of prime organic cabbage farmed by Krispijn . He cried for help because the market did not accept any more of…
Grow edible mycelium: Make your own Tempeh
Most people are used to eating mushrooms, but did you know that mycelium is edible as well? In fact, people have been eating mycelium for ages. Tempeh is an ancient food that has its origins in Indonesia, where it is traditionally made from soy beans. During a controlled fermentation process the…
Workshop: Grow Your Own Fungi!
Basic mushroom and biomaterials introduction
It is said that the mushroom, and especially Mycelium has the potential to replace all sorts of (harmful) materials like plastics and batteries. Here at Mediamatic we are interested in the cultural and artistic applications of this 'new' bio-material and invite you to start exploring it for…
Art Olfaction Amsterdam
Mediamatic - IAO - Summer
Mediamatic and the institute for Art and Olfaction Team up for a summer program exploring innovative topics around olfaction. Over the course of a month, the IAO Los Angeles team will be in residence at Mediamatic in the first part of an ongoing research and programme on open scent culture and…