Penny for your Thoughts
A look into the artistic process
There is something uniquely inspiring when it comes to looking into artistic processes that are still in progress: unpolished, experimental and open-ended. Penny for your Thoughts stems from a...
Sieta van Horck
Margherita Soldati - A human microplastography
Penny for your thoughts
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
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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...
workshop: Theater de Meervaart
De Kunst van Techniek3Apr 2019
H et Congres Cultuureducatie georganiseerd door Mocca stond dit jaar in het teken van De Kunst van Techniek. Technische kunst of artistieke technologie; kruisbestuivingen tussen de wereld van kunst...
"I steal DNA from strangers"
Heather Dewey-Hagborg creates portraits from discarded DNA.
Picasso once said that “ bad artists copy, good artists steal ”. It appears that New York artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg has taken this literally. Her project "Stranger Visions," fashions portraits...
presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark
Milk - Scent of a Woman4Apr 2019
This edition we will be submerged in the most intimate and influential fluid among mammals, we look at the curious historical concept of the womb as an olfactory organ with Lizzie Marx , we tackle...
Gob in the Machine
Spit and Posthumanism
I’ve spoken about spit and discovered art in which it is the primary material. It has been used as a motif and even as a cleaning fluid to restore historical works ( check out how Moma uses it to...
organization: Marie-Claire Springham
The London-based Anglo Japanese duo comprising o Michael Burton and Michiko Nitta describe themselves as “an interdisciplinary art and design studio collaborating with science and technology to...
dribble, slobber, sputum, drool...
A weapon, a balm and a data bank, when used respectfully saliva brings us passion and healing.
Peck As You Go by Raphael Kim
With the world becoming more globalized with the help of the internet, businesses and payments become more intangible and digital. Such as so, payment systems are pressured to keep up with the rapid...