Gob in the Machine
Spit and Posthumanism
I’ve spoken about spit. And found artist works where it is the primary material, a motif and even a cleaning fluid to restore historical works (check out how Moma uses it to restore its Picassos).
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...
Fishfarmer & aquatic systems ecologist
dribble, slobber, sputum, drool...
A weapon, a balm and a data bank, when used respectfully saliva brings us passion and healing.
The Urine Brick
Building the future
What is the link between pissing and building? The connection expands past port-a-loos. It's bricks. The answer is bricks.
Are you prepared for the Halloween?
This post is about our FIRST impressions of raw tempeh, organic shapes and a crumb of Halloween spirit. After this silent break, we have decided to separate our update into two different posts. We...
Workshops Art Olfaction Amsterdam
During Art Olfaction Amsterdam, we host a series of olfactory hands-on workshops. Join us for an intensive perfumery class, or learn how to make hand-made soap from Scratch.
DNA by Marc Quinn
When the National Portrait Gallery commissioned British contemporary artist Marc Quinn to create a portrait of Sir John Sulston, a Nobel Laureate for sequencing the human genome, Quinn gave them a...
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...
Open Sourcing Smell Culture
Open Sourcing Smell Culture is a year-long collaborative program between the Institute for Art and Olfaction and Mediamatic that explores alternative attribution and sharing strategies for the...
Residency: Scent and Protest
During a residency with Art Olfaction Amsterdam at Mediamatic, Cohene will explore formulas for neutralizers for scent-based crowd control methods such as 'The Skunk’.
Every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday between 14.00 and 16.00, you are very welcome to step by our Open Aroma Lab. Smell our selection of aroma-molecules, learn about working with scent as a...
The IAO team curates weekly explorations into the outer reaches of scent culture. From social games to technology workshops, anything goes in the playhouse. Expect eclecticism, experimentation and...
The Chair That Bleeds
The Red Series 001 Breath Chair by Hyun-Gi Kim
We consider chairs to be one of those everyday inanimate furnitures that fills the room. And like many inanimate objects, they’re often taken for granted because chairs are always being made. But...
Could In-Vitro Leather be the new Pleather?
Pure Human by Tina Gorjanc
Tina Gorjanc proposes a whole fashion collection using biotechnical engineering. Similar to in-vitro meat, she would produce leather for her collection from a DNA hair sample from Alexander McQueen...
International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
One of our partners during ArtOlfaction Amsterdam is IFF . IFF is an innovator of sensorial experiences that move the world. For over 129 years they've been practicing the art of discovery
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop
Playhouse: How Not to Hurt Yourself and Others16Jul 2018
Always wanted to set up your own at-home perfume lab? Great! Let's show you how. This night is all about making Lab-safety fun, while teaching you how not to hurt yourself and others. You will...
In the End, We Only Have Ourselves
Body as a Restaurant by Zane Cerpina
Time is of the essence. Human progression and technological advancements have led us to turn our world to the new age- the Age of Man; the Anthropocene. When we can no longer rely on mother nature’s...
Workshop: Mediamatic Biotoop
Workshop: Scent Design8Apr 2018
During this workshop, you will develop your own unique scent together with olfactory artist Klara Ravat . You will explore a variety of different scents and learn various tricks that help you...
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop
New Year's drinks and E-Number Bingo5Jan 2018
New year, new chances. If the food industry is allowed to mess with our food but keeps the details a secret, Cateringa & Kompanen brings the powder to the people so we can do it ourselves. Join...
Marieke Hendriksen is wetenschapshistoricus en gespecialiseerd in de materiële cultuur van de geneeskunde in de achttiende eeuw.
Mediamatic Biotoop Kubra Mayda
How to wASH
een zero waste wasmiddel
Hergebruiken, upcyclen en recyclen. Dit zijn enkele kernwoorden die het werk van kunstenaar en ontwerper Caroline Jacob beschrijven. Eerder maakte ze van de stofjes die je kunt vinden in je wasdroger...
Engraver for science illustrations
He was active in Berlin from 1862 to 1879. His last assignment was for Ernst Haeckel. He was engraving plates for "Die Kalkschwämme". Works for Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919): Radiolarien (1862...