What is Pending Xenophora?
Pending Xenophora is a mixed-reality artwork situated inside an inflatable structure designed in collaboration with snails. The installation consists of multiple components which can be altered, reassembled, broken up into single artworks, or simplified. Currently installed at Mediamatic in Sluisdeurenlood, it is open for visitors to explore and visit by booking a slot. More information about the project is available on this page.
What will you do?
During your visit of Pending Xenophora, you will explore the virtual world through VR glasses inside the inflatable structure. Your visit will be guided by Mari Bastashevski, who will talk you through the artwork, explaining further its context and structure. After all, you will travel multiple virtual worlds of Pending Xenophora, initially releasing snails and freeing uncategorized beings.
You can visit Pending Xenophora starting from the 20th of August until 4th of September
Tuesday - Friday: time slots from 15:00 till 21:00
Saturday - Sunday: time slots from 12:00 till 18:00
3.50€ including (non-alcoholic) drink
Please read our ticket terms and conditions before purchasing your ticket.
- your ticket includes hot or cold non-alcoholic drink from the bar at Mediamatic
- the duration of the time slot is 15 minutes; however, you may stay as much as you like/need to explore the artwork
- please be on time for your time slot
- note that you will need to crawl as well as take off your shoes inside the inflatable bubble