(ir)Relevant Matter

Thursday, 15 December 20:00

What can artists, designers and scientists do to cope with issues of extreme drought, rising water levels, pollution, and waste? An evening with swarming robots by Ivan Henriques, plant-root 'textiles' by Diana Scherer, CO2 diminishing minerals from Prof. Dr. Olaf Schuiling and Gionata Gatto's metal mining leaves.

Come early! The beautiful plant-root structures by Diana will be displayed in Mediamatic's Sluisdeurenloods.

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This evening is a collaboration with Transnatural.

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Caraval - Caravel uses Microbial Fuel Cell (MFC) technology to harvest electricity from anaerobic bacteria and organic components in the water. The hexagonal form has the function to exactly match and join other Caravels to create a bigger surface and operate as a swarm. Ivan Henriques

Program

14:00 - 18:00 Workshop: Caravel - Ivan Henriques | Ticket €25,-
16:00 - 20:00 Demo: Interwoven - Diana Scherer | Free entrance until 19:00
20:00 - 22:30 Biotalk - Diana Scherer, Gianata Gatto, Prof. dr. Olaf Schuiling
Tickets Biotalk: Students €5,- / Pre-sale €7,50 / Door €10,-

Information
Regeneration - Biotalk
A collaboration between Transnatural and Mediamatic
Mediamatic Biotoop, Dijkspark 6, Amsterdam
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Please note: this event is given in English.

This evening is part of Regeneration, an exhibition and program lead by Transnatural Amsterdam. The Regeneration exhibition runs until the 28th of April 2017 at the Transnatural workspace.

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