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The Children of O
Neo Futurist Dinner 10 - with Design Academy Eindhoven
A mythical community has inhabited Mediamatic to find solutions for the lack of usable water in Amsterdam, calling themselves the Children of O. Mediamatic's 10th Neo Futurist Dinner will playfully explore the effects of climate change on our eating culture and our relationship to water. …
Odorama 32 - with Justus Tomlow, Daniel Soliman, Billie van Katwijk, Raymond Timmer and Frank Bloem
This time at Odorama, we’ll have a chance to talk about something sexy, something cool, something functional, and something luxurious - leather. With a lot of different speakers lined up, this Odorama will get into the secret smell of leather, its symbolism in the fetish community, its use in…
Resomation, Saponification and Taxidermy
Pro Mortem 02 - with Sabrina Franken, Amber Veel, Liza Witte and Susanne Duijvestein
Looking for a more eco friendly alternative for burying or cremating a dead body? How about dissolving it? Alkaline hydrolysis – also known as water cremation, aquamation or resomation - was originally marketed as a way to rapidly decompose animal bodies and now in Canada, parts of the US and…
Open Call Olfactory History of Oosterdok
Deadline 1 July 2019
In 2022, a large exhibition will take place in Amsterdam about the Olfactory History of Oosterdok, the eastern part of the old harbour of the city. Related to this exhibition, Mediamatic is issuing an open call for art and design projects that merge history and smell in new and interesting ways.
Beauty Kit Focus Group 0.2
Participatory Lecture Performance by Isabel Burr Raty
In Catastrophic times… Can the orgasmic body be a source for sustainable electricity production? Can the cavities that make up the landscapes of the human sexual organs be a territory for agricultural development? Can sex hormones offer alternative components for psychopharmacology and recreational…
A La Mano - The Spring Edition
Neo Futurist Dinner 09 - with Giulia Soldati and Tommaso Buresti
No distractions such as plates or cutlery, the only thing that matters tonight is a direct relationship with your food. A multi-sensory experience in seven courses, that’s what food designer Giulia Soldati and chef Tommaso Buresti present during A La Mano: The Spring Edition. Your senses will be…