Over the years Mediamatic collaborated with a wide range of talented designers, artists and scientists.
Evers since the beginning of the 21th Century Mediamatic's attention has been focussing more and more towards bio technology, food and designing with organisms.
Take a look at our past and upcoming projects, workshops, presentations and exhibitions.
Proposal PRINTING - CULTIVATING - APPLICATING
A functional way to transfer and cultivate the qualities of mycelium.
Waste As Resource
An interview with Jonas Edvard
Jonas Edvard's fascination with waste as resource resulted in his graduation project using mushrooms for upcycling. The MYX lamp is made from textile fiber leftover injected with Oyster Mushroom...
Insulating a 3D Print House
Rob van der Burg works with a 3D printed column by DUS Architects
In the north of Amsterdam DUS Architects started their 3D Printed Canal House. The Roommaker (Kamermaker) is printing parts of the house, testing its construction and usability. Mediamatic got a hold...
Workshop: Mediamatic Fabriek
Workshop: Myco Design Introduction9Apr 2014
The Myco Design Lab started off with an extensive workshop providing the first instructions to the open call participants to start working with mycelium. The workshop took place in the Mediamatic...
Image: Eric Klarenbeek
Veiled Lady: Mycelium Project 2.0
3d printed stool construction strengthened with mushroom mycelium by Eric Klarenbeek
Living Roof project
If you can’t beat them, join them.
Living Roof geeft een sterke verbetering van de leefkwaliteit van golfplaten hutten in Zuid-Afrikaanse townships. We presenteren in 2014 in Kaapstad (world design capital) een eerste ontwerp waarbij...
Mediamatic Bank Maurizio Montalti 1 Jan 2011
The Ephemeral Icon
Infusing life to trigger a process of final dissolution
A design-research project looking at the study and the application of a fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium, to synthetic, toxic materials: Plastics.
White Trash Liquor Factory
Citizens could use a drink
This distillery was producing vodka and jenever from local organic waste. Even the copper that the distillery is made out of, was found in the neighborhood.
Fungal economics and micro-organisms in design4Dec 2013
Fungal economics and micro-organisms in design In an evening filled with talks, music and animation, we have explored how we can use fungi in order to attain a more bio-based economy. In this evening...
Exhibition: Mediamatic Fabriek
De Tostifabriek1Apr 201315Sep 2013
De Tostifabriek unravels the mystery of the grilled cheese sandwich by showing you every step of the production process at once. It is a living art installation including a wheat field, three cows...
Onion Fest30Mar 20121Apr 2012
The Netherlands are stuck with a big overload of onions. To prevent them from rotting or being trashed, Mediamatic rescues a quarter of a million onions from Jo Flens, a farmer form Texel. In the...
Thursday 25 October 19.00-22.00: Brew your own energy
Learn the ins and outs of making biodiesel during this hands-on workshop. If you can't come this Thursday you can also join the workshop of November 1st . Performance artist and diesel-know-it
Workshop: Mediamatic Fabriek
Aquaponics Workshop26May 2012
At Mediamatic we've been experimenting with aquaponics: a sustainable food production system that combines the cultivation of vegetables and fish. We want to share our knowledge with you and...
De Etende Mens29Jun 20126Jan 2013
In De Etende Mens (Food Culture: Eating by Design) Premsela explores how design can enable us to make the changes to our food chain that are necessary to ensure a healthy future. Mediamatic's...
27 september - 7 oktober bij Mediamatic Fabriek
Smaakt een aardbei tijdens een picknick hetzelfde als een aardbei op een dampend Dixie-toilet? En wat verklapt je boodschappenmandje over je wensen en verlangens? De tentoonstelling Watertanden is...
Nacht van de paddestoel5Nov 2011
Tijdens de museumnacht kon je bij Mediamatic jouw unieke schimmel ontdekken. Indien nodig kon je ook nog de schimmelstoomcursus ondergaan. Ook gingen we op een mushroom trip en leerden we onze eigen...
Over Datum Eetclub
Van juli tot en met december 2011
Ladingen voedsel vinden een vroeg einde in de afvalbak omdat wij ons angstvallig vastklampen aan houdbaarheidsdata. Onzin! Mediamatic verzette zich tegen de verspilling van verstreken, maar niet te...
Exhibition: Mediamatic Bank
Paddestoelen Paradijs24Sep 20114Dec 2012
Paddestoelen Paradijs was a little patch of mushroom paradise in the center of Amsterdam. Learn how to grow and prepare your own mushrooms, and join us on fungi scavenger hunts. Explore the world of...
Synthetic Aesthetics Salon28Oct 201028Oct 2010
Salon Thursday October 28, 8 pm, with Sascha Pohflepp, Sheref Mansy, Lucy McRae and Koert van Mensvoort. Science and technology are moving closer to adding living organisms to our cultural toolkit.
Beauty Parlour #04 Mediamatic Post CS
Finding the Perfect Chicken7Feb 20087Feb 2008
Koen Vanmechelen tries to find the best chicken clone, UNIVERSAL COSMOPOLITAN CHICKEN. He breeds chickens from national races to get to a bastard chicken that has all genes of the national chicken.
Symbiosis between biological and electronic systems
Nature and technology are not juxtaposed but rather fused into imaginative hybrid installations.
Urban Eden, human error
Bio-architectural constructions out of moss and seeds
Allison Kudla's project based on the formation of a living and growing biological material via its collaboration with an engineering mechanism.
Printing Living Furniture and Wearing Dead Micro8Jan 2014
Interior architect Simone Vermaning makes really strong textiles from mycelium, that are also good for your skin. She aims to combine glamour with health benefits, and in the process help improve the...
BioTalk, Algae Eating Robots, Nutrients from…
June 12th, 20:00
This month's Biotalk is all about using water and its ecology as resource. Is wastewater a filthy business? Bernelle Verster believes the opposite and explains our wastewater can actually turn...