Presentation:

Alien Eco-System

Night Garden: 3

5 Jan 2019

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Night Garden is an event series in which we invite people to share their unique plant-related journeys. Come join us in this parallel universe accompanied by dreamy DJ sets and botanical dancing to keep your winter hearts warm! 

Using the series Mediamatic will foster a better understanding and establish communication between people and indoor plants. Learning together through playing, interactive exploration and entertainment.

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Annihilation (2018)

 Profoundly unsettling and endlessly imaginative, Alex Garland’s Annihilation, adapted from the first book in Jeff VanderMeer’s brilliant best-selling “Southern Reach Trilogy” (2014), presents adventurous viewers with a frequently hypnotic and sporadically heady miscellany of grandiose ecological parable and nerve-racking survival tale in deep sci-fi accouterment.

Lena (Natalie Portman), a grieving biology professor and former U.S. Army soldier, is part of an all-female reconnaissance outfit sent into a top secret stretch of North American coast where something alien has altered the environment and nature has gone berserk; plantlife has grown into gorgeous and sinister floral forms and humanlike shapes; mutated beats, some seeming prehistoric, others like a Miyazaki fever dream, travel the timbers and marshlands down the coast.

Annihilation is a world of weird fiction; of dead husbands and daughters, of doppelgängers, waking dreams, monstrous rogue bears capable of ghastly human mimicry, mutated hyacinths that scion to the skin, and far more menacing eventualities that disquiet and demolish the human mind.

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Anni Nöps

is an audiovisual artist and genre fluid DJ. Her sonic palette comprises hard-hitting percussions, floating melodies and tactile noise, forming dense and abrasive soundscapes.
She's also one half of Whitespace, a project/radio show focusing on experimental ambient, avant-garde, drone.

Listen to her sounds here

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Information

Night Garden: 3
Saturday 5 January 21:45 - 0.00
free entry
Mediamatic Biotoop, Dijksgracht 6, Amsterdam