Stories of Coca
Controversies in Usage from South-America to Western Europe
It is one of the most consumed drugs worldwide. Yet, when considering that it is forbidden in the Netherlands, it is difficult to picture how "cocaine is the most seized drug" here ( Sawbridge 2019...
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...
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How can our Experience of Intimacy be changed by…
Throughout the Covid19 lockdown, there has been a 47% increase in the use of the internet as the world has turned to technology to connect with loved ones. This has made the research of Lancel/Maat...
Oosterdok Gökçe Baykan, Gabrielle de Haseth
"Catch’em all around Oosterdok!" Remastered
Maybe you have already come across the mysterious signs popping all around the Oosterdok region and wondered what they are.
Exploring erobotics, digisexualities and the future of sex
The study of e robotics and digisexuality explores the intersections between sexuality and technology and how tech is evolving our understanding of t ouch, intimacy and sex.
A strippers solution
The shady and old-fashioned atmosphere of a strip club attaches a stigma to the role of the stripper. The disregard towards the work is wrapped up in the stench of cigarettes and stale beer that...
My name is Agne! In the beautiful city of Amsterdam I am working on various projects in Aroma Lab
Sex, self-pleasure and fetish in isolation
How has being stuck at home forced you to innovate? Are you finally writing that novel, baking that perfect loaf of banana bread, attending your 100th Zoom meeting? Have you thought about making a...
Non-profit help organisation
This is a collective of 'makers'. These makers have 3D-printers with which they make help-items for contact workers ( like nurses, doctors,...) This production is for the betterment of society, free...
Gunpowder: Fireworks and Fatality
The smell of fireworks, of the sulfur within the ignited gunpowder, permeates the streets of Amsterdam as the Central European Time Zone welcomes in the new year. Illegal for the public’s usage at...
Better 36,000 cyclists with AirPods than 1 deaf…
Update: Ok, 22 cyclists on e-bikes if you're more strict about it.
I was worried about my recent purchase of a set of wireless earbuds. The news tells me it was a bad idea to buy Apple's new gadget. Airpods are evil because they are hard to recycle and even harder...
Mocca Amsterdam verbindt kinderen en cultuur door het organiseren van speciale programma's en onderwijsmodules voor kunstdocenten en door samenwerkingsprojecten met musea en culturele instellingen...
Workshop: Theater de Meervaart
De Kunst van Techniek3Apr 2019
H et Congres Cultuureducatie georganiseerd door Mocca stond dit jaar in het teken van De Kunst van Techniek. Technische kunst of artistieke technologie; kruisbestuivingen tussen de wereld van kunst...
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"I steal DNA from strangers"
Heather Dewey-Hagborg creates portraits from discarded DNA.
Picasso once said that “ bad artists copy, good artists steal ”. It appears that New York artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg has taken this literally. Her project "Stranger Visions," fashions portraits...
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop
Milk - Scent of a Woman4Apr 2019
This edition we will be submerged in the most intimate and influential fluid among mammals, we look at the curious historical concept of the womb as an olfactory organ with Lizzie Marx , we tackle...
Gob in the Machine
Spit and Posthumanism
I’ve spoken about spit and discovered art in which it is the primary material. It has been used as a motif and even as a cleaning fluid to restore historical works ( check out how Moma uses it to...
Organization: Marie-Claire Springham
The London-based Anglo Japanese duo comprising o Michael Burton and Michiko Nitta describe themselves as “an interdisciplinary art and design studio collaborating with science and technology to...
dribble, slobber, sputum, drool...
A weapon, a balm and a data bank, when used respectfully saliva brings us passion and healing.
Peck As You Go by Raphael Kim
With the world becoming more globalized with the help of the internet, businesses and payments become more intangible and digital. Such as so, payment systems are pressured to keep up with the rapid...
Paul Keller is director of Kennisland, an Amsterdam-based think tank focussing on new forms of innovation for a more open and inclusive society. Paul works with governments, cultural heritage...
Kuang-Yi Ku was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan. He is currently based in Eindhoven, Netherlands, and studying in Design Academy Eindhoven. His work often deals with human body, sexuality, human
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop
Tiger Penis: The Future of Chinese Medicine6Oct 2018
In traditional Chinese medicine, Yi Xing Bu Xing, means eating an animal organ to nourish the corresponding human organ. In this workshop you will be guided into making your own (vegan) aphrodisiac.