Sieta Maria van Horck
Sieta van Horck is a multidisciplinary artist working at the intersection of ecology, technology, spirituality and embodiment. In her installations, meditation lectures, gatherings and rituals she...
Groente? Bitter! Als kind at ik liever…
Een gesprek met onze nieuwe head chef Gino Marengo
Met een jagende opa die het wild direct uit het bos plukte, kwam Gino al van jongs af aan in contact met dieren, verse ingrediënten en rijke gerechten. Hij at alles van hert en leguaaneieren tot...
Getting intimate through stitches
Meet Desirée Hammen
Are you curious to know more about our new workshop, Radical Embroidery? We talk with workshop tutor Desirée Hammen, an Eindhoven-based fashion designer and artist who specialises in embroidery.
Stitches, Threads and Needles
Exploring the edges of contemporary embroidery
From feminist empowerment and craftivism, to DIY material experimentations, embroidery is crossing boundaries left and right. Our new Radical Embroidery workshop has been inspired by a lot of...
February '22 - May '22
My name is Andrea, and I am a 21-year-old Peruvian who joined Mediamatic as a photography intern (Feb - May 2022). I was born in Lima, Peru, but moved abroad three years ago for my studies...
Beftival Photo Gallery
A collection of photos from Beftival
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Eline Salden, Noah Commandeur, Susanne Broer
The Pipers6Nov 20216Nov 2021
By creating this interactive installations, students of the Willem de Kooning Academy Eline, Noah and Susanne redefine the interpretation of intimacy by stimulating our senses. Their aim is to...
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Thijske Akerboom
Glossarium6Nov 20216Nov 2021
Thijske works with latex in a wearable and sculptural context and has a fascination for bodies and shapes and how they relate or seem to contradict. For her, working with latex feels like working...
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Yacinth Pos, Laura van Zuylen
Lick my Oyster6Nov 2021
Do you crave for a gentle, yet intense touch of the tongue? There is no scientific evidence that oysters actually make you horny, however we can’t deny the fact hat a specimen swimming in its own...
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Hester Scheurwater
Licking the House6Nov 20216Nov 2021
This event is part of Beftival during Museumnacht Amsterdam.
Project proposal: Irina Birger
Sex Positivity with Dr. Birger
Ongoing performative series
Lately, there was a lot of discussions on gray sexuality, supersexuality, and sex-positivity in general . The topic of Sex Positivity is of particular interest to Dr.Birger as a pro-sex feminist.
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Sam Nemeth
Lik Locus6Nov 20216Nov 2021
Sam Nemeth responds to the Orgasm Machine by creating a tongue interface. Lik Locus explores the cultural significance of this highly complicated muscle structure and its role in our sexual protocols.
Project proposal: Debra Solomon
Let's take it outside
Let’s take this outside: duelling praxes Did you ever wonder how your work aligns with the theoretical positions of feminism/post- humanism/political ecology and/or eco-marxism? Or, does your...
Project proposal: Mandy den Elzen
The essence of the Mastbos
Het Mastbos, aangelegd in 1515, is het oudste naaldbos van Nederland en ligt ten zuiden van Breda. Het functioneert nog steeds als een productiebos waaraan de innovatieve ideeën over bosbouw van...
Project proposal: Susanne Duijvestein
Preparing a dead body for a funeral often takes place behind closed doors, outsourced to deathcare professionals. If it’s up to Susanne Duijvestein, funeral director and Nature Morte curator, we...
A Conversation with Ine Poppe and Olga Middendorp
Beftival is coming, and, along with our growing anticipation, we also got curious to know more about the conceptual behind the scenes of it all. What pressing societal issues gave inspiration to this...
Workshop: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Lizette van Hecke
Erotic Embroidery6Nov 2021
Who said embroidery can't be sexy? Join for a steamy embroidery session with artist and storyteller Lizette van Hecke. During this workshop, you are invited to bring sensual images and fantasies to...
Music Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Spill Gold
Spill Gold6Nov 2021
Darkness and light, playfulness and control: Spill Gold is a duo enhancing the transcendental character of duality. With cosmic, catchy & alienating sounds, coming from their drums, synths and voices
Performance: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Victor Engbers
How do men deal with licking? Are men perhaps a little afraid of it because it gives freedoms to women to solve their pleasure themselves? Victor provides insight into cultural expressions and...
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Anna Gimbrere
The Bef Quiz with Anna Grimbrere6Nov 2021
Anna has her own television show called “Anna’s Brain” in which she and a team of young inventors and scientists, use scientific knowledge, guts and creativity to come up with spectacular answers. ...
Film: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Jinnie Ahn, Julia Leis Lap
Eat Her6Nov 20216Nov 2021
For Beftival, Jinnie Ahn and Julia Leis Lap created a video that shows the over-sexualisation of both the animal body as a way to sell it as food and the female body. This causes a new level of...
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Daphne Gakes
Intimate talks with Daphne Gakes6Nov 2021
Get into the bathtub with artist and writer Daphne Gakes. In her podcast Tussen de Lakens (In between the sheets) Daphne talks openly with people about life, relationships, love and sex. This time...
Performance: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Nelke Mast
The Pleasure Is All Mine6Nov 20216Nov 2021
Nelke performs as a 'housewife' to create a visual commentary on gender roles by deconstructing and re-establishing prominent gendered sexual archetypes. Come see how a traditional patriarchal gender...
Performance: Mediamatic Biotoop Dijkspark Amber Rahantoknam
The Colorful Cunnilingual6Nov 2021
See illustrator and poet Amber Rahantoknam, aka Ambigou, working on the windows of the Mediamatic restaurant, armed with a paintbrush and headset. While painting fluorescent pussies, tongues, fingers...