Guest Chef Mediamatic ETEN
Elmer Kesseler is joining Mediamatic ETEN as a guest chef in summer 2021.
Dutch Pavilion Venice
Work, Body Leisure26mei 201825nov 2018
Designed by Raphael Coutin and Marina Otero Verzier the Dutch pavilion formed a maze of interlaced spaces and concepts the human condition in society. Willem Velthoven reports.
Participants of "Seafoam"
What ingredients will our aphrodisiac involve?
When asked the question “What is love?”, staffs of Mediamatic gave answers that ranged wildly across dimensions: care; respect; connection; mutual trust; sharing; warmth; shared loneliness; happiness...
Riolering, technologie en de zintuigen
Het rioolnetwerk onttrok niet alleen onze poep en plas aan de zintuigen, maar ook de techniek die dat mogelijk maakte. In muren en onder de grond bepaalde het de ervaring van de stad en het...
Chicken Coop Sauna
After Waew made her first prototype of a Sauna Cabin in Thailand, she used plastic and blue metal tubes. In December 2020, she came to the Netherlands to further continue her experiments. Although in...
Experimenting with making bioplastic
Designer of the Herbal Thai Sauna, Waew, is currently in the process of experimenting, she was able to make numerous different kinds of bioplastic, in an attempt to see if they would be able to...
Tofu, Bean curd or Ricepaper?
Thai Sauna Experiments
By now, we have already been able to get a taste of the experiments that Waew is currently involved in, to create a Thai Sauna dinner experience. Starting with the willow brand chicken coops, to the...
Thai Herbal Sauna vs Dutch Sauna
The Thai Herbal Sauna experience is very unique and contrasting to the Dutch experience. The Thai is focused more on personal relaxation and rejuvenation of the body, rather than the Dutch one, which...
Het land bevruchten met mensenpoep en -plas: het klinkt misschien vies, maar was tot zo’n honderd jaar geleden heel gebruikelijk. Sterker nog: eind negentiende eeuw werd in de meeste steden een...
Following the process of Waew's efforts to create a Thai Sauna experience
Take a deep breath in and hold it for a moment. Breath out. Feel the steam on your skin. Imagine being able to relax and take a moment for yourself, knowing that you will enjoy a delicious meal...
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
Alice Potts is a biomaterial designer fascinated by sweat. By f ashioning this vital bodily fluid into crystals for garments, shoes and sportswear, Potts asks us to reconsider the potential of our...
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...
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. ...
Traces of Death
in the work of Teresa Margolles
Re-appropriating, re-membering, and re-presenting the body and its remains is something that runs throughout all the work of Mexican artist Teresa Margolles. Her oeuvre is one of the best examples to...
Secretions of Disappearing Bodies
When we think about secretions, the first thing that comes to mind could be sweat or piss. “Secretion” sounds like something that is produced by a living body. But what happens when we think of this...
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.
Meditating with Plants
You Are Not Alone When You Have Your Little Green Friend
During these uncertain and difficult times with video calls replacing actual human contact, many people have turned to meditation to cope with loneliness, anxiety, and depression. Meditation and...
Workshop: Mediamatic Biotoop
MediaMasquerade X Open to All25jul 2020
MediaMasquerade is a series of workshops to celebrate all identities. Gender clown Taka-Taka and designer Niki Milioni invite those of all ages to explore new forms of expression through fashion
Workshop: Mediamatic Biotoop
MediaMasquerade X Kids26jul 2020
Come play, create, and perform with us! Taka and Niki invite children to imagine new forms of expression through dressing up and roleplaying. Get your tickets here !
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...
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...
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...