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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
Magic Island (DE)+ Ohslo (NL)
Subbacultcha has gone ahead and booked their dream holiday: Magic Island is where it's at. Canadian-born Emma Czerny's given us Wasted Dawn & Intoxicated Sunset and her first full-length, Like Water, is well on its way. The first taste of that is 'Alchemy', and as self described…
Secretopia: sexual liberation and bodily taboo’s
Wetlands movie discussion
During this night we will cover some feminist angles on the movie Wetlands. When the book, and later the movie, came out a lot of people were shocked by its explicit and convention-breaking content. According to a review; we all need God. The event is free of charge.