Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Alessandra Avanzi
Ancient Egypt and the culture of perfume.
The use of smelly components in Egyptian daily life: Kyphi, incense and other perfume.
Incense was considered the “Fragrance of the Gods” in Ancient Egypt. Making incense meant in a mysterious way creating the body of the gods and communicating with them. Do you know that the...
Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Abhay Villa 5 Aug 2021
Is it an alien? Is it a sex toy? No, it's Sopropo!
procuring, growing and cooking this intriguing fruit
You may have come across Sopropo on your travels, at a Surinamese/Asian restaurant or maybe even at home. Read on and learn about our journey procuring, growing and cooking this intriguing fruit...
presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark
Garage Sale4Jun 20215Jun 2021
Everything we acquired over the years, but will never be using again, is for sale! Instead of selling everything online, we'd rather have a little fun: hence the garage sale. We're keeping prices low
Fertilizing the land with human excrements: now that ideas about the ‘circular economy’ are gaining momentum, ‘human fertili s er’ is in the picture again. Indeed, again : up until the beginning of...
Stories of Coca
Controversies in Usage from South-America to Western Europe
It is one of the most consumed drugs worldwide. Yet, when considering that it is forbidden in the Netherlands, it is difficult to picture how "cocaine is the most seized drug" here ( Sawbridge 2019...
exhibition: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark
Haeckel Hunt1Mar 2021
Available in the App Store and Google Play store ! This Augmented Reality app adds an extra dimension to the Haeckel scavenger hunt we have set out in the Oosterdok area. Search for the eye-catching...
The journey of the coconut
From the Indian Ocean to the Caribbean
Through global trade, the variety of ingredients available to us are close to endless. Even if a food type is not grown in a particular region, it is still available either through trade or growing...