Tip of the Nose
On Smell and Language
“Wow, it smells wonderful!” I exclaim as we enter the neighborhood bakery. “It smells, it smells so… nutty.” Hmm, that’s not quite the word that I wanted to say, I think to myself. Ever since...
Redolent of the Past
Smell, Memory and Affect
The viscerality and embodiedness of olfactory experience is unrivaled by other senses. We introduce to you the role of smell in the formation and recall of memories and its affective powers in our...
The Finger Rub Rug
When enclosed in a room with a rug made of silicone fingers, it is difficult to remain neutral. Whether it be humour or disgust, Dima's installation invites the audience to act on their response as...
La Cocina Presents: Staging a Banquet1Nov 2020
Unfortunately this presentation is cancelled! When we prepare and eat food we don’t only combine and ingest solids and liquids, but also symbols, protocols, values, and centuries of history. ...
Take a seat and lean in: The poetry of Code Noir
Reflecting on representation and language with Rachel Rumai Diaz
Following the end of the Code Noir dinner series, I had a chat with Rachel Rumai Diaz-- the spoken word artist behind the poetry that breathed life into the culinary journey of our latest Neo
Mediamatic Biotoop, Mediamatic Eten, Dijkspark Naomi Tidball
Food is both fuel and identity
A blog for Code Noir
In light of our upcoming Code Noir event, it is important to reflect on globalisation's ability to reshape food. It offers a diversity within gastronomy, and it allows for a wider availability of...
Artist and Biologist
Annemarie Verschoor is an artist trained as a biologist. The forms of nature - to put it gracefully - have always occupied her. How do those shapes come about? What are they for? How strange...
De kunstenaar die spreekt met de zee
“It is important in life to pauze momentarily and to reflect on the journey we are taking as humans” (Peter Matthews, 2019)
Something to sink my teeth in.
My remembrance after I bought Chewing Gum Rolls. This chewing gum type immediately sparked my creative juices and linked the shape with those old letter tapes. This kickstarted the idea of providing...
Intern Programming & Events
Currently I am studying International Media and Entertainment Management where I found myself passionate about events. What I love about events so much? I love planning and organizing, being creative
Secretopic Research: Chewing Gum
A visual archive
Chewing gum has something mysterious about it. Although we all know it, we can say very little about it. Why don't we question it more? How did it begin? What are we chewing? Why do we chew it...
Heleen Blanken is a visual artist and lives and works in Amsterdam. She is working across the media cinematography, photography and installation art. She holds a Bachelor in Fine Art from the Gerrit...
Director of the Rijksmuseum
Former art director of the Rijksmuseum
Willem Meint Jans "Wim" Pijbes is a Dutch art historian and emeritus General Director of the Rijksmuseum , Amsterdam . He is one of the minds behind the museum's complete refurbishment and...
Exhibition: Mediamatic Biotoop
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to not be able to look at art? With this auditory collection, we discover art with all our senses except sight. How do you experience art without looking at it?
Mediamatic Biotoop Bart Ellenbroek
Geodesic dome research
Testing different types of entrance tunnels
A second look into the research and testing process of the mycelium geodesic dome project. Test 9-13.
Isabelle Griffioen werkt als advertising creative. Voor Mediamatic leidt zij het Consultatiebureau Femmes Fontaines tijdens Museumnacht 2017.
Manon Portos Minetti
Intern, (art-) historian and making things happen
Intern concering exhibitions, outward and internal communication and concept development.
The Psychology of Smell: RESULTS
Findings of Prof. Dr. E.P. Köster
Results of the experiment on the memory of incidentally learned odours presented in two artistic vessels at the beginning of the Odorama talk May 12th, 2016.
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