Growing In & Out with Artist Minji Choi
Plant, Something that (Doesn’t) Love a Wall
Born in Seoul, South Korea and based in Eindhoven, Netherlands, Minji Choi has a transboundary persona. As an artist, she devotes herself to reexamining ‘belonging’ and ‘nativeness'. In her body of...
Ernst Haeckel is een inspiratiebron voor ons. In het verleden sprak Mediamatic al de bewondering uit met programma's rond Haeckel als zowel evolutiebioloog als begaafd tekenaar en schilder. De...
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...
In 2021 werkten we met deze mensen samen
The Finger Rub Rug
When enclosed in a room with a rug made of silicone fingers, it is difficult to remain neutral. Whether it be humour or disgust, Dima's installation invites the audience to act on their response as...
Fashion Your Sweat
Biomaterial Designer, Alice Potts, is fascinated by sweat and she wants you to get fascinated too! Fashioning this vital bodily fluid into crystals for garments, shoes and sportswear, Potts asks us...
Wetlands by Charlotte Roche
The new Covid19 restrictions means it's time for those creative hobbies to come out of the woodwork again! Or, perhaps you are looking for something creative and different... have you considered...
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...
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De mycelium duiventorens
Is het een champignonkwekerij? Is het een toren? Is het vruchtbare grond? Is het een maïsveld? Is het een duiventoren? Door Arne Hendriks De mycelium duiventoren is een constant proces. Dat begint...
Presentation: Mediamatic Biotoop
Messages from the Myco-Assemblage11dec 2020
This Friday afternoon, Arne and Dominik will discuss their attempt to build structures with living mycelium waste. What have they learned? What are the challenges? And what stories have emerged so...
Feeling pigeon today?
Creating a Facefilter
How does it feel to be a pigeon? Of course, nobody can ever tell, and probably even each pigeon on its own feels different about it. But to support the feeling to be part of the pigeon community I...
Floor Map and Corona Maps
Where to find the files and how to use them
2020 made us rethink how to use our spaces in a Corona-proof way. We made some maps that can be use as a tool to imagine setups for any event that need to be organised in our spaces.
La Cocina Presents: Staging a Banquet1nov 2020
Unfortunately this presentation is cancelled! When we prepare and eat food we don’t only combine and ingest solids and liquids, but also symbols, protocols, values, and centuries of history. ...
Take a seat and lean in: The poetry of Code Noir
Reflecting on representation and language with Rachel Rumai Diaz
Following the end of the Code Noir dinner series, I had a chat with Rachel Rumai Diaz-- the spoken word artist behind the poetry that breathed life into the culinary journey of our latest Neo
A look at the history of Caribbean cuisine
A blog for Code Noir
Whether culture, tradition or simple sustenance, food is a central part of human life. It also carries great symbolic value. To share a meal goes beyond the food itself; it extends to an experience...
Pride18jul 20202aug 2020
There is no parade this year, but we still think it is important to celebrate identity in all its facets. That is why Mediamatic has a program during the pride week that gives an ode to the...
Als vooruitstrevende publieke culturele instelling vinden we diversiteit, in al zijn facetten, essentieel. We streven actief naar bewustwording en implementatie van een meer transversale en integrale...
Sex advise from the National Institute for Health and Environment
Just when we thought the 1.5 meter rule had completely fucked up our sex lives, the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport released a set of rules and regulations for safe sex. Solo sex or sex with...
The Self and Solo Sex
Celebrating International Masturbation Month
Sexual discovery and self-pleasure, that’s what May is about. This month we honour solo sex and break the stigma surrounding human sexuality, masturbation and self-love.
Rethinking intimacy in isolation
During times of quarantine and social distancing, we face an unprecedented shift in society that highlights the volatile nature of what makes us social beings. We encounter new challenges in the...
Mediamatic Biotoop Giulia Soldati, Tommaso Buresti, Willem Velthoven
Dinner concept testing Serres Séparées
Second test of our new dinner concept
We are almost there! What is better than to play dress-up again! Better days are insight, we are preparing ourselves to serve again. We will open our restaurant after two months of renovation to you...
Hier vind je een overzicht van de hoogetpunten van ons programma in 2020, klik hier voor een compleet overzicht van ons 2020 programma of een overzicht van met wie we dit jaar werkten . 2020 was...