Disclaimer: I’m nor a doctor or a nutritionist Laura Sanz Rosal
The 5 Holy Ingredients of The Dinner of the Damned
Explore the flavors of our inverted pentagram - Neo Futurist Dinner 16
The inverted pentagram, a symbol of the dark, the macabre, the unexpected, perhaps also a symbol of the Dinner of the Damned ? In this article I introduce you to the 5 Holy duos of this experience in...
Haeckel’s Alalus: on the decolonization of the…
Haeckel’s imagined Pithecanthropus Alalus is a conception of an “ape-man without speech”. In other words, Haeckel’s Alalus is a conception of a proto-human or a being-not-yet-men, and its lack of...
Free Tattoos Natlab Gentle Ink
Haeckel Tattoo Station21Oct 2021
New tattoo on your mind? During Inhuman Carnaval at Dutch Design Week you have the opportunity to get free tattoos! Our collaborators, Gentle Ink, have come up with their own tattoo designs inspired...
Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Gökçe Baykan
"Catch’em all around Oosterdok!" Remastered Blog
"Institutions and enterprises have joined forces as Expeditie Oosterdok, to form an international, innovative city quarter in which discovery plays a central role. The future of the city is being...
Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Christina Panholzer
Catch’ Em all around Oosterdok!
Step into the footsteps of Ernst Haeckel und explore your inner scientist
Ernst Haeckel, as an biologist and artist in the 19th century, discovered many new species during his exploration tours around the world. You can now step into Ernst Haeckel's footsteps as a curious...
The Haeckel Project
As some of you might have already noticed, reaching our location became a bit of an adventure due to construction works near Oosterdok. Yet, we are not isolated on our island, but there are still...
Kunstformen Finissage23Nov 2014
On Sunday November 23rd we opened up the Kunstformen Der Natur exhibition for one final day. Not only was this your last chance to visit the extraordinary exhibition but we also invited Constance...
exhibition: Mediamatic Fabriek
Kunstformen der Natur6Sep 201423Nov 2014
More than a century ago, biologist Ernst Haeckel scored a hit with his amazing illustrations of unseen organisms. We collected all 100 lithographs and blew them up to 5 times life size for our...
Haeckel-File #3: Haeckel the Nazi
Would evolution theory inescapably have to lead to fascist eugenics?
Haeckel has not only been badmouthed for things he actually did or believed during his life (see the two previous Haeckel-Files on racism and fraud), he has also been partially blamed for what...
Haeckel-File #2: Haeckel the fraud
Haeckel was accused of committing fraud in order to give credibility to his theories. Is there any truth to the allegation?
Haeckel-File #1: Haeckel the racist
Maybe you have lately visited the Amsterdam library and its exhibition on slavery. If so, you probably came across this drawing from Haeckel. To our twenty-first century eyes, this is quite a...
Enchanted by Haeckel’s art? So enchanted that you want to know more about this intriguing nineteenth century German scientist?
A Sea of Glass1Jan 201331Dec 2014
It seems like we are not the only ones paying homage to Kunsformen der Natur - The Dutch National Glass Museum have turned it into "A Sea of Glass"
Haeckel in glass
Mediamatic is not the only one paying homage to Ernst Haeckel's Kunsformen der Natur - The Dutch National Glass Museum have turned his work into "A Sea of Glass"
Karl Blossfeldt was a German photographer celebrated by the Surrealists and early modernists for his pioneering close-up images of plants and flora.
Documentary film by David LeBrun
This animated documentary charts the life of painter and biologist Ernst Haeckel, who, in the 19th century, makes a number of fascinating discoveries about what lurks below the sea. Haeckel uncovers...