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Neo Futurist Dinner 6: Extending taste to Touch in six courses
In this six course dinner, Italian food designer Giulia Soldati and chef Tommaso Buresti present a culinary experience that extends taste to touch. No cutlery and plates are involved, instead our hands are used to enjoy food and to explore new food interactions. The traditional way of perceiving…
Het Parfum: the exhibition
Smell the Future of Amsterdam
After 360 years, the Navy Terrain opens up. We’ll get more space in the centre of Amsterdam. What can we do with this? There are many options, such as: Sports and Relaxation, Fancy Condos, Navy, Social Enterprises with Refugees or a Party Zone. Five perfumers developed unique fragrances inspired by…
Tiger Penis: The Future of Chinese Medicine
Workshop by Kuang-Yi Ku
In traditional Chinese medicine, Yi Xing Bu Xing, means eating an animal organ to nourish the corresponding human organ. When it comes to masculinity and sexuality, eating a tiger penis is believed to enhance one's sexuality. This leads to a huge demand for animal parts from an…
Odorama: Scent and Movement
With: Caro Verbeek, Amy Toner, Maroula Iliopoulou and Anna D Errico
Just like the impact of movement on space, the impression of scent is hard to describe. Smells leave an invisible, yet dynamic trail. If we could visualise the behaviour of odourants, we would get a ballet of appearing and dissolving shapes. During this edition of Odorama on 11 October, we dive…
Workshop: Experimental Perfumery
Make your own Perfume
Always wanted to learn how to make perfume, but didn't know where to start? In this 3 hour intensive workshop, you are guided in the important first steps of perfume blending. Learn about the history, modern industry, and contemporary experimental practices with scent. Get important knowledge…
Concert: Nizar Rohana & Upcoming Musical Talents
NewLands Festival: Discover the Nuances of Arabic Music!
From 18 - 23 September, the NewLands Festival celebrates the beauty and versatility of Arabic and Persian music. At 18 september, Nizar Rohana plays an intimate concert at Mediamatic's barn. Together with new and upcoming talents, they dive into the rich world of Arabic music culture, and…