Ignite is run by locals, for locals. Fast-paced and merciless, speakers get five minutes to present, making use of twenty slides that auto-advance every fifteen seconds. All presentations are given in English.
Introducing TA3M (Techno-Activism Third Mondays), an informal monthly meetup designed to connect technoactivists, hacktivists and people interested in circumvention, anti-censorship and anti-surveillance tech. That's a mouth full. Douwe of Greenhost on the how and why.
Samira Ben Laloua
Extra Extra just might be the most classy and edgy erotic magazine and online radio out there. Find out more from creator and editor-in-chief Samira Ben Laloua.
Jorian Bekker (Strand VJ team)
Strand is Jorian, Ingo, Herman, Jolijn and Jacob. Using old VHS tapes, a circuit-bent NES and custom controllers, their visuals memorialize forgotten technologies while celebrating the power of the digital.
Roel van Summeren: SkinVision
SkinVision is an innovative mobile app that allows you to analyse and track suspicious moles and other skin conditions. A great early detection tool.
Bette graduated from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy (Image & Language department) in 2008 and received her MA in Creative Writing from Oxford University. Her work veers between the visual and the textual. She'll tell you more tonight.
From 2011 to 2014 Yorit will cycle through all the municipalities in the Netherlands, and photograph his surroundings from his bike. Find out about his fascination for the graphical, seemingly two-dimensionality of the Dutch landscape that lies between towns.
Ruben Jacobs & Tomm Velthuis (Radio Romantiek)
In Radio Romantiek the romantic takes centre stage. Think literature, cande light, port, maroon and hints of gold. Think Alexander Pushkin and Phil Collins making out on a furry rug. And listen to the soothing voices of Ruben and Tomm.
Edita is a tightrope-walking musician, or as she would say, a MUSICIAN+. She's in three bands, and passionate about projects such as editing kids' voices into sound installations, directing social art projects, and improvising with dancers.
Find out more about Handboek Lelystad (Manual for Lelystad), a project in which Jantine asked kids to think about everyday challenges faced by civil servants.
Anke van Donkersgoed
Breekjaar is a 10-month program for young adults who are at a loss as to what they're supposed to do with their lives. Organized by 12 professionals from the fields of education and consultancy. Find out more from founder Anke.
Adriana graduated from the Rietveld Academy in 2008. She creates cut-and-paste photographs, often exploring the thin line between the real and the unreal, the natural and the made.
Pre-sale tickets are €6,- until 14:00 on the day of the event. Then they go up to €8,-. Members pay €1 in the pre-sale and €3,- after. Location: Mediamatic Fabriek, VOC-Kade 10-12, Oostenburg Amsterdam. Doors open at 19:00. Dinner is served until 20:30, then the first speaker kicks off.
You can already become a Mediamatic member for €5,- a month. Kids half price. Members visit our exhibitions for free, and get unusually large discounts on our events. Just because we like seeing you around.
Subbacultcha members get in for free. Use the discount code "subb".
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