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Open Costume Lab
Dress up as the amazing species of our ecosystem
A costume made from a mushroom? A mask with the scent of lilac, or face paints as a water bear? At Dutch Design Week we will host an open costume lab where we invite fashion designers, artists and you too, to make costumes of amazing species from our ecosystem. For a whole week there will be room…
Inhuman Carnaval at Dutch Design Week '21
Open costume lab, workshops, exhibitions and more
How does it feel to be an earthworm, bee, plant, or fungus? During Dutch Design Week, we are hosting a big open costume lab among many other activities in which we invite artists, designers, and passersby to dress up as the amazing species of our ecosystem, and celebrate the biodiversity of our…
We’re serious about mocking!
On the theory of carnival
Whether at the Rio Carnival in Brazil, the Mardi Gras in New Orleans or the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival - Carnival is celebrated all over the world. In fall 2021, Mediamatic will also join the tradition of turning the world upside down - and celebrate biodiversity in all its colors, skins and…
This Pussy Has Claws
Vagina Dentata Myths of Empowerment and Horror
Who would have thought that apart from lips, vaginas and mouths share even more? Vagina dentata, Latin for toothed vagina, bears the idea that a vagina with teeth or claws can devour a man. She can drain their sexual energy and literally, as well as metaphorically, emasculate them; thus the…