beffen: verb, to lick pussy
Going down on, eating pussy, carpet munching, muff diving, cunnilingus; these are some of the ways we refer to the act of female oral sex. But something seems to be missing from our sexual vocabulary.
Laura van Zuijlen
Laura van Zuylen (1988) has been working as a film journalist for, among others, De Filmkrant for almost fifteen years. Her pieces have a feminist slant and she is specifically interested in gender.
This Pussy Has Claws
Vagina Dentata Myths of Empowerment and Horror
Who would have thought that apart from lips, vaginas and mouths share even more? Vagina dentata, Latin for toothed vagina, bears the idea that a vagina with teeth or claws can devour a man. She can...
Artist and scientist
Sam Nemeth (Rotterdam, 1962) is a filmmaker, journalist, designer, and scientist who conducts research in the field of tangible interfaces: a tangible alternative to the mouse, keyboard, and computer...
Julia Schmitz (1993) is a filmmaker with a great fascination for the process of imaging and the construction of stories. In her associative films, she often explores complex subjects, such as sexual...
Lisette van Hecke
An original generalist from the metropolis of Rotterdam with a deep love for words and threads. She likes to play with expectations and loves strong stories. Experienced in multi-platform projects...
Gian van Grunsven
Journalist and maker
Gian has been conducting artistic-journalistic research into sexuality in all its facets for seven years. This previously resulted in the successful show ' SEXIETY' in collaboration with Gehring&...
Clarissa Smith is Professor in Media at Northumbria University in Newcastle, UK. Her research has focused on sexual media and representations and she is particularly interested in the ways in which...
Art historian and curator
Bert Sliggers was curator of Teylers Museum for much of his life and thus responsible for a large number of exhibitions and accompanying books. As guest curator he is now associated with the Museum...
Amber Rahantoknam, also known as AMBIGOU, is a multi-disciplinary maker mixing text and image through illustration and poetry.
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Frank Bloem
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Annika Hagen or 'Kaatje' (b. 1997) is an artist who is based everywhere and nowhere. She wants her art to caress you, shock you, make you shiver or do all that at the same time. The College of Arts...
Lana Prins explores, questions and visualizes topics such as love, lust, gender and the female body through her photography.
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark
Beftival6Nov 20217Nov 2021
The act of licking pussy is still surrounded by shame and red ears, but not everywhere! Partly influenced by social media, society seems to become more predatory but at the same time female sexuality...
Guest Chef Mediamatic ETEN
Elmer Kesseler is joining Mediamatic ETEN as a guest chef in summer 2021.
Dutch Pavilion Venice Willem Velthoven
Work, Body Leisure26May 201825Nov 2018
Designed by Raphael Coutin and Marina Otero Verzier the Dutch pavilion formed a maze of interlaced spaces and concepts the human condition in society. Willem Velthoven reports.
Participants of "Seafoam"
What ingredients will our aphrodisiac involve?
When asked the question “What is love?”, staffs of Mediamatic gave answers that ranged wildly across dimensions: care; respect; connection; mutual trust; sharing; warmth; shared loneliness; happiness...
Sewers, Technology and the Senses
With the sewage network, our poo and pee disappeared from our sensory perception - just as the technology that made this possible. Inside walls and underneath the surface, this vast infrastructure co
Chicken Coop Sauna
After Waew made her first prototype of a Sauna Cabin in Thailand, she used plastic and blue metal tubes. In December 2020, she came to the Netherlands to further continue her experiments. Although in...
Experimenting with making bioplastic
Designer of the Herbal Thai Sauna, Waew, is currently in the process of experimenting, she was able to make numerous different kinds of bioplastic, in an attempt to see if they would be able to...
Tofu, Bean curd or Ricepaper?
Thai Sauna Experiments
By now, we have already been able to get a taste of the experiments that Waew is currently involved in, to create a Thai Sauna dinner experience. Starting with the willow brand chicken coops, to the...
Thai Herbal Sauna vs Dutch Sauna
The Thai Herbal Sauna experience is very unique and contrasting to the Dutch experience. The Thai is focused more on personal relaxation and rejuvenation of the body, rather than the Dutch one, which...
Fertilizing the land with human excrements: now that ideas about the ‘circular economy’ are gaining momentum, ‘human fertili s er’ is in the picture again. Indeed, again : up until the beginning of...
Following the process of Waew's efforts to create a Thai Sauna experience
Take a deep breath in and hold it for a moment. Breath out. Feel the steam on your skin. Imagine being able to relax and take a moment for yourself, knowing that you will enjoy a delicious meal...