VR Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark
Visit Pending Xenophora20Aug 20224Sep 2022
Pending Xenophora is created by Mari Bastahsevski together with non/human partners. Through creating, setting up and exhibiting Pending Xenophora , Mari offers a curious insight into the...
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...
Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Andrea Valdivia
Advice from a former Photography Intern
Dear photography intern, As a former intern myself, I have made this article for you to know what are the main tasks that you will be responsible for, and some advices I would give you based on my...
Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark
The Sin Eaters through the eyes of Hildegard Von…
By Alice Héron and Martin Butler
The Sin Eaters is a culinary experience created by chef and artist Alice Héron and the director Martin Butler. During 9 evenings in February 2022, participants were immersed in the incredible world...
Project proposal: Alena Grahn
& Our Human Bodies
This project aims to explore the erotic in our local ecology through the senses. As we are expanding our relationship with this idea, the research will be performed as ritual. In our exploration, we...
Project proposal: Si Knight
Multisensory Listening Rituals
for Reducing Stress
As you may well have experienced, life today can be very stressful. As a result of this, many people are currently in desperate need of finding ways to reduce their stress levels. Yet contemporary...
Project proposal: Pauline Rip
How can we reimagine the richness of our cultural relationships with plants and nature through the imaginary creatures they inhabit? Cooking Ghosts is a project based on research done by...
Project proposal: René Nissen, Avery Franken
Arrhythmia as the Urban Condition
The world around us may make us feel like we are required to be our most “productive” selves, and like “unproductive” behaviour is penalised. These rules can be written – a contract, for example, may...
Project Proposal: Lena Trost
(Digital) Glass Tasting
How glass becomes odour
My artistic research is about how glass becomes odour. Glass is an odourless material. But therefore, I claim, it can be used to tap into our own biological olfactory memory - which is the goal of...
Project proposal: Jennifer Kumer
When My Time Comes
an End-of-Life Conversation Game
How do we prepare to die? Not usually a question we want to spend a lot of time thinking about, and yet, it's incredibly important. It’s often a question not answered until it is too late. This...
Project proposal: Margherita Falqui
Connecting with places through the senses
Exploring the connection to a territory and its curative potential by drinking it, ingesting it, feeling it. I would like to explore and communicate the connection to territory by creating a liquid...
Project proposal: Roland van Dierendonck, Maro Pebo
Chili Pepper Pleasure
A hedonistic experience
Half the planet is addicted to capsaicin, the working substance in chili peppers. It is described as a stimulant or even an aphrodisiac. There has been proven to be a relationship between capsaicin...
Project proposal: Nina Anin
Wind Airwave transmission
Sustainable radio show
WIND TURBINE My project mainly revolves around this windturbine I have built. The windturbine is connected (through gears) to a motor which generates power. The mini circuitboard is then connected to...
Project proposal: Mario Mimoso
Regenerating city life
Floating Havens is a project aimed at regenerating life inside the urban landscape. Using Amsterdam’s canals as a way to gain land to the crowded and congested city streets, we want to dedicate these...
Project proposal: Azucena Sánchez
Plants are our ancestors, the ones that see the real in us, the only ones who saw the world before it got inhabited, the ones that created forms, aesthetics and structure. If nature were to be...
Project proposal: Bas Huijbers
Klimaatactie in het onderwijs
Samen met leerlingen, docenten en schoolleiders, het onderwijs in Amsterdam klimaatcrisis bestendig maken. Met als basisproject: een Green Office
Project proposal: Racha Tarazi
My Dinner is an immersive art installation: part food-art and part theatrical set up. Thematically, it resembles a sit-down dinner party for 6-8 guests. My Dinner attempts to explore the process and...
Project proposal: Anonymous
Neurodiversiteit en de toegankelijkheid van…
Inclusieve tools voor kunstfondsen
Met het project ‘Inclusieve tools voor kunstfondsen’ verken ik de toegankelijkheid van subsidies voor kunstenaars die zich identificeren als neurodivers. Hoe kunnen we gestandaardiseerde...
Project proposal: Lucie Majerus
Colour-Smells of Amsterdam
As a product designer, I am interested in how countries design nation branding and souvenirs. How can we find new ways for tourists to experience a place while giving them new sensual possibilities?
Project proposal: Krisztina Czika
What's left to capture?
'What's left to capture?' is inspired by a research project I have started in Sri Lanka back in the beginning of 2020. In our world today, the natural resources we use are, sadly taken for granted...
Project proposal: Maaike Anne Stevens
Bipolaris is an essay film of about 30 minutes about the fundamental difference in the way our two brain hemispheres experience the world. By means of documentary shots, fictional scenes, interviews...
Project proposal: Mariko Hori
Archive something we don't know yet
Understanding water conditions through paper making
This project is a study and a little hope to archive potential data of current water conditions of Amsterdam, for future generations.
Project proposal: Thom van Hoek
Object Permanence wordt een sculptuur bestaande uit 100% agar-agar (ook wel E406 genoemd) met daarin zaadjes van een nog nader – eventueel in overleg – te bepalen plant. Ik wil een geschikt autowiel...
Project proposal: Sieta van Horck
Bodies of Land
Rituals to connect with land
Bodies of Land is a radical ritual that explores the relationships of inter-being between multispecies bodies and local lands. How do we build living relationships and design practices that reawaken...