What is going on at Mediamatic?
by Isaac Monté and In4Art
“True beauty comes from within”, a statement that transcends the test of time and often grows stronger as we age. In parallel to this growing sense of beauty is the universal need to nurture ourselves, stay active, and stay healthy. What if there are new ways for us to keep healthy? To stimulate…
We grew a new project nursery: Penny for your Thoughts
There is something uniquely inspiring when looking into artistic processes that are still in progress: unpolished, experimental, and open-ended. Penny for your Thoughts is our project nursery, where we stimulate and present project proposals. But our garden is not big enough for all these…
Through scrunching & draping tinfoil: can I transform into magnesium?
Through researching costume ideas for the Inhuman Carnaval, I came across the mineral magnesium. The rock and metal like texture reminded me of the scrunched up tin foil around the sandwiches my mum made for school lunchboxes. I developed the idea to create a full scale tin foiled costume and…
Japanese Knotweed: Rethinking Invasive Species
Around the mid-1800s, botanical interests in Europe were high. Searching for beautiful unique plants around the world, for study purposes, or using them as ornamentals was common practice. So much that many species were being shipped from their natural habitats to Kew Gardens, nurseries, and…
The Sin Eaters through the eyes of Hildegard Von Bingen
By Alice Héron and Martin Butler
The Sin Eaters is a culinary experience created by chef and artist Alice Héron and the director Martin Butler. During 9 evenings in February 2022, participants were immersed in the incredible world of Hildegard von Bingen and the act of eating their sins away!
How is smell used as a disguise in beings?
Exploring smell as a disguise. And how your nose is one of your most powerful faculties.
This article explores how your nose is one of your most powerful senses and how in our new workshop "Smelling like a species" you can investigate smell in other beings and compose your own disguise to smell like another species.