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The Aroma Lab Edition
Odorama: Klara Ravat, Peter Roessingh, Abel Jansma and RUIK
How do we capture smell? Which different techniques exist to extract smells and what are their pro’s and con’s? This edition of Odorama will be all about different techniques of distilling. We invited theoretical physicist Abel Jansma, olfactory artist Klara Ravat, the founders of RUIK and Peter…
Magic Island (DE) + ohslo (NL)
Subbacultcha Show: Sunday February 26th 20:00
Be ready to be hypnotised during an intimate musical experience with sounds by Magic Island. We’re teaming up with Subbacultcha again for a gig at Mediamatic. The show starts off minimalistic while every second passing Emma Cherny's voice gets you more under a spell. In our Haeckel room you…
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…
"Microbiologically Brewed to Perfection"
Even though it only takes water, hops, yeast and grains to develop a beer, the variations and additions are endless. During this workshop with brewer and medical microbiologist Jasper Swierstra - BrouwerijX you will learn learn how to brew beer with the utmost microbiological perfection. You will…
Biotalk with Karolina Ferenc, Caroline Jacob and Margherita Soldati
By turning ashes into soap, Caroline Jacob creates an object to be used. In Karolina Ferenc's work, the lichen becomes a friend or a lover rather than a commodity. Margherita Soldati explores the nature of crystals reflecting on the potential of the material. Despite the distinct paths of Jacob