Mediamatic Foundation

Playing Life -Biotalk

Friday March 18. Workshops, Mini-Expo, Food and Talks

On Friday March 18, Transnatural and Mediamatic are teaming up for another edition of Playing Life - Biotalk, where emerging bio-artists and scientists are invited to showcase their work. Tonight we will investigate the possibilities of 3D printing with living tissue, research textiles made from algae, envision micro-organisms as image makers, and create alternative leather from fish waste.

Scroll down for the full-day program.
Tickets for Talks and food / Facebook


Algae-graph - Lia Giraud managed to culture microscopic algae into living portraits and detailed landscapes. Lia Giraud (FR)


Re-Sea Me textiles - New materials created by tanning fish skin Nienke Hoogvliet


10:00 - 12:00 Workshop: Re-Sea Me with Nienke Hoogvliet
13:00 - 20:00 Mediamatic ETEN
14:00 - 16:00 Workshop Re-Sea Me with Nienke Hoogvliet
18:00 - 22:00 Mini-Expo with Lia Giraud and Nienke Hoogvliet
20:00 - 22:00 Presentations by Ernst Jan Bos, Tjeerd Veenhuizen, and Nienke Hoogvliet

Tickets: Students €5,- / Pre-sale: €7,50 / Door: €10,-
Combi Ticket: (Entrance to the talks + dinner) €15,-
Please Note: The Re-Sea Me Workshops are now sold out

Playing Life at Transnatural

The Playing Life exhibition opened on 26 September and features a combination of recent developments in biotechnology, interspersed with future concepts and projects that are influenced by craft. The exhibition runs until April 15 2016 at the Transnatural Gallery.

Coming up

March 19 - Melksalon: Aanmonsteren van de Verse Melk
This the first of our new program in which we will focus on the bio-diversity and dairy farming in and around Amsterdam. With: Curator Sietske Klooster and Speakers: Mathijs Lak van Marqt, Micha Lubbers and Jan de Wit
Please Note: this will be in Dutch only.

April 2 - Masterclass: Prototyping Bodies with Agi Haines
How will environmental pressures and evolution affect the human body? Join in the masterclass with bio-artist Agi Haines and prototype the future ‘you.’ Full day program, including casting materials, coffee and tea.
Tickets: Students and Artists €105,- / Regular: €150,-

Mediamatic Biotoop
Dijkspark 6, Amsterdam
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