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Neo-Futurist Dinner: Me and Chef Watson
Tasting algorithmic seasoning on 13, 14 or 15 July
If robots had stomachs, what would they eat? At Mediamatic’s first Neo-Futurist Dinner, Me and Chef Watsons explores the dynamics between artificial intelligence and manmade cuisine. During the three evenings, a computer program decides upon the dinners that are served, making objective…
Cut the Crap met Conny
Join us in creating an amazing textile installation
Together with designer Conny Groenewegen and the FAMA (Fashion Machine) team here at Mediamatic, you can help us knit giant fleece banners that will slowly engulf our headquarters! Collaborate with us and learn about our special hand-knitting technique, recycling clothes and the impact of fast…
An evening with Jussi Parikka, Steve Loo, Erin Espelie, Conny Groenewegen, Pieter Paul Pothoven, Adam Nocek and Patricia Pisters.
What can we learn about contemporary geological processes and the roles of humans therein by looking at media objects and digital culture? The symposium Geo Mediations celebrates the entanglements of media and geological events. The evening program brings together a wide ensemble of voices in both…
Smell, Memory and Dementia
Odorama with Dr. Cretien van Campen, Dr. Jos van Campen, Carlijn Stevens, Sandra Schouten
Scents are excellent keys to open doors and hatches in our memory. Even for people with dementia, scents can trigger youth memories. How do you bring back the memories of people that suffer from dementia? This edition of Odorama is all about the power of scents in the care of dementia patients.
Biotalk: Algorithms from Nature
With Gianluca Del Gobbo, Timo Dufner and Federico Corradi
Are the algorithms of living matter also useful for digital arts? Could they for instance be used in live visual performances? And how? Mediamatic and the Live Performers Meeting invite you for this nerd Biotalk with Federico Corradi, Gianluca Del Gobbo and Timo Dufner. They will give us a…
Secretopia: Catching Pheromones
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, movie discussion
The movie Perfume: The Story of a Murderer, directed by Tom Tywker (2006), is set in 18th Century France and tells the story of Jean-Baptise Grenouille , an olfactory genius, on his homicidal quest for the perfect scent. The story shows us how life could be if we were more aware of the smells…