A take on fictional knowledge by Mediamatic artist in residence Pauline Rip
How can we reimagine the richness of our cultural relationships with plants and nature through the imaginary creatures they inhabit? To what extent can fictional knowledge and cultures explore the...
Proposal by: Natascha Nanji
Welcome to Studio Swan
Project proposal: An interpersonal, speculative fiction proposition
Welcome to Studio Swan is a speculative proposition that asks what conditions would be appropriate for us to temporarily become with plant or animal? And why would this be something desirable or...
Proposal by: Samar Khan
Plants as Spatial Choreographers
Project proposal: letting plants design our living-rooms
My guiding question is: How can plants dances form the basis of multi-species architectural design? I am currently working with the belief that plants are dancers. This follows from observations...
Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Arne Hendriks
On the 7th of June 2022, almost two years after we first started learning how to build pigeon towers with waste mycelium, we introduced the first four squab (young pigeons) into their new living...
presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark
Space, Spirit, Souvenirs18Aug 2022
How can we capture the essence of a place? Three artists reflect on how we can use our senses to understand, connect with– and even archive places. Tickets / Facebook
Proposal by: Marjolein Boter en Brood
Future skin of the city
As a visual artist I would like to experiment with phenomena under water and on the water surface. What is going to happen when I hang different materials in the water? What grows on there? What...
Proposal by: Debra Solomon
Let's take it outside
Let’s take this outside: duelling praxes Did you ever wonder how your work aligns with the theoretical positions of feminism/post- humanism/political ecology and/or eco-marxism? Or, does your...
performance: Natlab Nadie Borggreve
Live Tufting Landscapes17Oct 202122Oct 2021
Watch as Nadie Borggreve creates her tufting works that echo and are deeply rooted in nature. Her creations have a pictorial aspect that transport the viewer into a multitude of settings. Her...
The Duality of the Phallic Object
A conversation with Rixta van der Molen
When is something phallic? Are we constantly being penetrated? Rixta van der Molen is a young artist who is working with wax and sculpture making to question how our society thinks about “phallic...
De kunstenaar die spreekt met de zee
“It is important in life to pauze momentarily and to reflect on the journey we are taking as humans” (Peter Matthews, 2019)
In gesprek met de zee
Beeldend kunstenaar Peter Matthews toont hoe je kunt praten met de oceaan
Ondergedompeld in de zee ontwerpt Matthews majestueuze zeegezichten. Door zijn werkt geeft de 'Mystical Waterman' een glimps van het bewustzijn van de oceaan.
The Chewing Gum Man
a.k.a. Ben Wilson.
Depicted as an outsider, British artist forms art with materials found under your feet. Since 1998, he paints colourful miniatures on chewing gum. Which is stuck to the pavement. He tries to embrace...
presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark
We nodigen je uit voor onze buurt lenteviering. Op 21 maart kun je bij ons genieten van een drankje en meer leren over de planten die beginnen te groeien op de Dijksgracht. We hebben plantenbordjes...
Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Gintare Abariunaite
Uitnodiging: Lenteviering21Mar 2020
We nodigen je uit voor onze buurt lenteviering. Op 21 maart kun je bij ons genieten van een drankje en meer leren over de planten die beginnen te te groeien op Dijksgracht. We hebben plantenbordjes...
Ecologie is ingewikkeld en daarmee uit? Blogserie…
#4 Denken, voelen en doen in de Garden-Based Approach
In de serie ‘Ecologie is ingewikkeld en daarmee uit?’ schrijf ik blogs over uitdagende theorieën uit de ecofilosofie. Ik introduceer de ideeën, ter informatie of inspiratie. Daarna zullen er...
Waste Diary S01E04
Compost progress, Gardening Remodeling
After a few initial hurdles to get the bokashi started in the Triangle space, there are now two fully-functioning Bokashi Compost bins installed. Waiting for the new, smaller buckets which will be...
A Zero-Waste Vision
I joined Mediamatic as the compost/waste management intern to help figure the various uses for waste at Mediamatic more productively. Before I delve into the wonders of waste exploration, let's take...
Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Alessandra Baldissarelli, Mandy den Elzen
The hidden wonders of Mandy den Elzen
Mandy den Elzen is a Dutch artist fascinated by the process of making visible the wonders of nature and its encounter with art. In our routines is easy to forget to pay attention to the minutiae that...
presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Thorwald Voss, Suzanne Bernhardt
Bodemdrang21Nov 201824Nov 2018
This upcoming Neo Futurist Dinner focuses on the desire to connect with the ground beneath our feet. With each course, artist Suzanne Bernhardt and chef Thorwald Voss dive deeper into the earth
workshop: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark
Meet Zeger Reyers19Apr 2018
A new breed of artists is on the rise. They work with living matter, nature and have a strong emphasis in biology and life sciences. In this emerging field of Bio-Art and Design there’s need for...
Anna Davis is content writer specializing at travelling and archiecture as blogger. After finishing New York University she established her career as journalist and freelance author. She is...
EM specialist at Agriton
Simone is part of the 'Agriton EM Natuurlijk Actief'. She knows all about sustainable farming using foodwaste.
Robotics and Interspecies Communication17Jun 2016
A conversation with Ian Ingram and Clemens Driessen.
International renowned exhibiting artist
Designer, exhibiting artist, and researcher for technological interactions and communications.