Law, life, and technology in the world of Psycho
The story of the popular anime Psycho-pass revolves around an AI-based legal and bureaucratic system named Sybil. Even though it is believed to be a perfect system free of human error, throughout the...
Architect 1937 – 2019
Moshé (Bonnie) Zwarts was an architect and a professor at the Netherlands most prominent technical universties. Together with Rein Jansma, he founded Zwarts en Jansma Architecten (ZJA) in 1990. On...
presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark
Artist Tours: 'All Senses Operative'12Mar 2023
Mediamatic offers exclusive tours by Gerald Van Der Kaap during his ‘All Senses Operative’ exhibition. Pioneer Gerald Van Der Kaap will guide you right inside two of his iconic artworks from...
Cecilia Casabona is a an interdisciplinary research designer. Her practice focuses on collective strategies of thinking and “doing otherwise” with a particular interest around the notion of...
presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark
Grieving, Healing, Laughing23Feb 2023
As our lives are eminently filled with times of grief, pain and loss, three artists suggest ways to navigate our pain. How do we heal after a loss? Can other people help? Is it fair to still have fun?
All Senses Operative11Dec 202226Mar 2023
In All Senses Operative, Mediamatic presented the first example of CD-ROM art BlindRom v0.9, the Prototype. Designed and produced by Gerald van Der Kaap in 1993, BlindRom was created as a prototype...
Interdisciplinary designer & artist
How do we experience the loss of our Data? How can we say goodbye to loved ones' stream of media, and devices that they leave behind? How we one disentangle ourselves from our data when we die?
We grew a new project nursery: Penny for your…
There is something uniquely inspiring when looking into artistic processes that are still in progress: unpolished, experimental, and open-ended. Penny for your Thoughts is our project nursery
Sieta van Horck
Proposal by: Simon Niedenthal
Project proposal: Scents & Computers
Scented interactive media like the web games of DigiScents, Inc. have largely vanished from the internet despite archival efforts of the time, only leaving behind hints at what these experiences...
Proposal by: Margherita Soldati
A human microplastography
Project proposal: Finding microplastics in the human body
How do microplastic particles alter the human landscape by travelling through it? An abstract raised-relief 3dimensional map showing the traces and impact microplastic has on the human scape
presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Pleun van Dijk
Objects of Desire6Nov 2021
Can algorithms morph our sexual sensitivity? Objects of Desire by Pleun van Dijk investigates the increasingly intimate relationship between human and technology. A series of selected images...
Sewers, Technology and the Senses
With the sewage network, our poo and pee disappeared from our sensory perception - just as the technology that made this possible. Inside walls and underneath the surface, this vast infrastructure co
The Sewage System as Political Infrastructure
What can sewers tell us about the functioning of our modern democracy? About the role of technology and infrastructure in politics? The sewage system isn’t ‘just there’ as a neutral entity; instead
How can our Experience of Intimacy be changed by…
Throughout the Covid19 lockdown, there has been a 47% increase in the use of the internet as the world has turned to technology to connect with loved ones. This has made the research of Lancel/Maat...
Oosterdok Gökçe Baykan, Gabrielle de Haseth
"Catch’em all around Oosterdok!" Remastered
Maybe you have already come across the mysterious signs popping all around the Oosterdok region and wondered what they are.
Exploring erobotics, digisexualities and the future of sex
The study of e robotics and digisexuality explores the intersections between sexuality and technology and how tech is evolving our understanding of t ouch, intimacy and sex.
A strippers solution
The shady and old-fashioned atmosphere of a strip club attaches a stigma to the role of the stripper. The disregard towards the work is wrapped up in the stench of cigarettes and stale beer that...
Aroma Lab Assistant
My name is Agne! In the beautiful city of Amsterdam I am working on various projects in Aroma Lab
Sex, self-pleasure and fetish in isolation
How has being stuck at home forced you to innovate? Are you finally writing that novel, baking that perfect loaf of banana bread, attending your 100th Zoom meeting? Have you thought about making a...
Non-profit help organisation
This is a collective of 'makers'. These makers have 3D-printers with which they make help-items for contact workers ( like nurses, doctors,...) This production is for the betterment of society, free...
Gunpowder: Fireworks and Fatality
The smell of fireworks, of the sulfur within the ignited gunpowder, permeates the streets of Amsterdam as the Central European Time Zone welcomes in the new year. Illegal for the public’s usage at...
Better 36,000 cyclists with AirPods than 1 deaf…
Update: Ok, 22 cyclists on e-bikes if you're more strict about it.
I was worried about my recent purchase of a set of wireless earbuds. The news tells me it was a bad idea to buy Apple's new gadget. Airpods are evil because they are hard to recycle and even harder...
Mocca Amsterdam verbindt kinderen en cultuur door het organiseren van speciale programma's en onderwijsmodules voor kunstdocenten en door samenwerkingsprojecten met musea en culturele instellingen...