Jacob Raeder 1 Jul 2012
Fourteen living pots are sprouting inside the Mediamatic Bank vitrines.
1 Jan 2012
Making flora grow using recycled water.
Mediamatic Bank Maurizio Montalti 1 Jan 2011
The Ephemeral Icon
Infusing life to trigger a process of final dissolution
A design-research project looking at the study and the application of a fungus, Phanerochaete chrysosporium, to synthetic, toxic materials: Plastics.
Yann Seznec, Patrick Hickey 1 Jan 2010
The Secret Sounds of Spores
Hidden under every mushroom, invisible to the naked eye, thousands of spores fall and are blown away by the tiniest current of wind. Shining a laser underneath a protected mushroom makes these spores...
Project: Antal Ruhl
A battle to the death of mold vs. mold
Can you beat the slime mold?
Takashi Homma 1 Jan 2011
Mushrooms from the forest 2011
Japanese photographer Takashi Homma has captured images of specimens of radioactive mushrooms from the forests of Fukushima. Ten photographs from this series are on display.
David de Buyser 1 May 2012
What does music have to do with mold? David de Buyser developed a digital synthesizer that uses molds and bacteria to produce sound.
Michel Blazy 1 Jan 2007
Mur de Double Concentré de Tomate
Facilitating the observation of nature through the slow processes of decay and moulding, Michel Blazy's installation brings fungus to a whole new level.
Lizan Freijsen 1 Oct 2011
Fungus is spreading across our walls, magnified to a large scale and infiltrating our exhibition space.
Kasper Jacobs 1 Jan 2011
Deer fly is deer friends
One-channel video projection (color/sound) 07:32 min. Loop DVD
A montage of online found footage of a Finnish man in a local forest. During his walks he tells anecdotes about the mushrooms he encounters and combines this with specific textual details and...
In this controlled sterile environment we inoculate substrate with mushroom spores and experiment with all things fungal.
Screening: 1 Jan 2011
A collection of found footage and own material
Besides books and artworks, numerous films and other recordings have been made concerning fungi. We made a nice selection of videos, shot some material ourselves, and are showing them in the...
Titia Ex 1 Jan 2003
Sitting between magnified images of fungal cultures and the sterile environment of our clean room, this chair oscillates between and encompasses these two worlds.
5 Nov 2011
Mapping the bacterial make-up of our Museum Nacht visitors.
Sonja Bäumen (AT) 1 Jan 2007
Fomes Fomentarius Project
Material research installation
A material research project showing the results of the various uses and properties of the Fomes Fomentarius fungus.
Ladies Fancywork Society 5 Nov 2011
Some very fuzzy, multiplying, and slightly less dangerous fungus growing on our columns from the collaborative crochet project during Museumnacht 2011 .
Maurizio Montalti 5 Dec 2011
Bodies of Change
The growth of a new burial practice by employing fungi in performing the role of main “disassemblers” within the cyclical processes of growth and decomposition.
Martijn Engelbregt 5 Nov 2011
Find out which fungal type you are after following the pathways of questions designed especially for our exhibition by Martijn Engelbregt.
Project: 1 Jan 2012
Coffee Grinds Mushroom Growing Infographic
Growing oyster mushrooms on used coffee grinds
Rather then sending our used coffee grinds to the landfill, we're taking them on a much shorter journey down to the Urban Mushroom Farm in the Mediamatic Bank.
Project: 5 Dec 2011
Mycological Material Research
Artists and designers experiment and play with a new form of myco-material
We were the first in the Netherlands to get our hands on this new batch of myco-material from Ecovative . Together with some local artists and designers we are conducting material research of our own.
Hsien Yu Cheng 1 Jan 2011
“Collector” deals with an artificial afterlife by means of attracting insects with a lamp and then killing them with a high voltage circuitry in order to transfer that essence into a virtual...