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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Cut the Crap met Conny
Join us in creating an amazing textile installation
Together with designer Conny Groenewegen and the FAMA (Fashion Machine) team here at Mediamatic, you can help us knit giant fleece banners that will slowly engulf our headquarters! Collaborate with us and learn about our special hand-knitting technique, recycling clothes and the impact of fast…
Ali Farka Touré Tribute Band
Acoustic music performance
Ten years after Ali Farka Touré’s passing, his former band members reunite for a tribute to the founder of Malinese blues. Led by guitarist and lead singer Afel Bocoum, Mediamatic presents an acoustic version of the band overlooking the Amsterdam waters.
De Ceuvel Aquaponic Workshops
Attention: This event is postponed until the end of August. More details will follow shortly Fish, plants and humans provide each other with nutrients in circular fashion at the new Aquaponics system at De Ceuvel. In light of this new instalment, Metabolic Lab and Mediamatic host workshops in which…
Neo-Futurist Dinner: Me and Chef Watson
A gastronomical battle between human and machine on 12, 13, 14 and 15 July
If it was up to Chef Watson your dining experience would be completely algorithmically established. Ingredients and preparation alike: the steps would be based on computer logic. But when human Margriet Craens follows the recipes with a intuitive attitude, a true clash between algorithmic reasoning…
Workshop: How to wASH?
Creating detergent from ash
Ash is the residue left after the combustion of wood. The lye obtained by leaching ashes is a highly concentrated solution, containing properties for washing and for making soap. Designer Caroline Jacob reveals the properties of this residue by creating a site-specific laundry detergent at…
An evening with Jussi Parikka, Steve Loo, Erin Espelie, Conny Groenewegen, Pieter Paul Pothoven, Adam Nocek and Patricia Pisters.
What can we learn about contemporary geological processes and the roles of humans therein by looking at media objects and digital culture? The symposium Geo Mediations celebrates the entanglements of media and geological events. The evening program brings together a wide ensemble of voices in both…