Boerderij Pieter Bijlsma
Boerderij Pieter Bijlsma is a farm located in Nieuw-Vennep that specialises in growing ancient grains such as emmer, eirkorn, and spelt. Boerderij Bijlsma aims to return to the basics of grain...
Exhibition: Mediamatic Biotoop Frank Bloem, Niklaus Mettler
Can we raise awareness for the diversity of species in our ecosystem by smelling? Smelling like of coral reef in the ocean, a field with wild flowers, or an endangered rhino? It's all possible!
Hoe identificeer je jezelf?
Iedereen kan er wat aan hebben om de juiste woorden te vinden voor hun identiteit. Je ontdekt wie je bent en kan dat benoemen op een manier die goed voelt. Dan kan je die kennis op je eigen manier...
Collaboration Mediamatic & UvA Mediamatic Biotoop
Radical Imagining of 'Just & Green' futures20jul 2022
A limit on your energy consumption? A ban on cars? Or hamburgers for 100 euros? We like to promise each other a "just and green transition" of the economy, addressing global warming in a "fair
Using autism to imagine alternative worlds
A/Artist discussion round with research duo Liminal Vision
Liminal Vision is a creative research duo consisting of artistic maker Victor Evink and film maker Emilia Tapprest. Victor is open about his autism diagnosis, while Emilia is not on the spectrum.
Project proposal: Alena Grahn
& Our Human Bodies
This project aims to explore the erotic in our local ecology through the senses. As we are expanding our relationship with this idea, the research will be performed as ritual. In our exploration, we...
Project proposal: Si Knight
Multisensory Listening Rituals
for Reducing Stress
As you may well have experienced, life today can be very stressful. As a result of this, many people are currently in desperate need of finding ways to reduce their stress levels. Yet contemporary...
Project proposal: Pauline Rip
How can we reimagine the richness of our cultural relationships with plants and nature through the imaginary creatures they inhabit? Cooking Ghosts is a project based on research done by...
Project proposal: René Nissen, Avery Franken
Arrhythmia as the Urban Condition
The world around us may make us feel like we are required to be our most “productive” selves, and like “unproductive” behaviour is penalised. These rules can be written – a contract, for example, may...
Project Proposal: Lena Trost
(Digital) Glass Tasting
How glass becomes odour
My artistic research is about how glass becomes odour. Glass is an odourless material. But therefore, I claim, it can be used to tap into our own biological olfactory memory - which is the goal of...
Project proposal: Jennifer Kumer
When My Time Comes
an End-of-Life Conversation Game
How do we prepare to die? Not usually a question we want to spend a lot of time thinking about, and yet, it's incredibly important. It’s often a question not answered until it is too late. This...
Project proposal: Margherita Falqui
Connecting with places through the senses
Exploring the connection to a territory and its curative potential by drinking it, ingesting it, feeling it. I would like to explore and communicate the connection to territory by creating a liquid...
Project proposal: Roland van Dierendonck, Maro Pebo
Chili Pepper Pleasure
A hedonistic experience
Half the planet is addicted to capsaicin, the working substance in chili peppers. It is described as a stimulant or even an aphrodisiac. There has been proven to be a relationship between capsaicin...
Project proposal: Nina Anin
Wind Airwave transmission
Sustainable radio show
WIND TURBINE My project mainly revolves around this windturbine I have built. The windturbine is connected (through gears) to a motor which generates power. The mini circuitboard is then connected to...
Project proposal: Mario Mimoso
Regenerating city life
Floating Havens is a project aimed at regenerating life inside the urban landscape. Using Amsterdam’s canals as a way to gain land to the crowded and congested city streets, we want to dedicate these...
Project proposal: Azucena Sánchez
Plants are our ancestors, the ones that see the real in us, the only ones who saw the world before it got inhabited, the ones that created forms, aesthetics and structure. If nature were to be...
Project proposal: Bas Huijbers
Klimaatactie in het onderwijs
Samen met leerlingen, docenten en schoolleiders, het onderwijs in Amsterdam klimaatcrisis bestendig maken. Met als basisproject: een Green Office
Project proposal: Racha Tarazi
My Dinner is an immersive art installation: part food-art and part theatrical set up. Thematically, it resembles a sit-down dinner party for 6-8 guests. My Dinner attempts to explore the process and...
Project proposal: Anoniem
Neurodiversiteit en de toegankelijkheid van…
Inclusieve tools voor kunstfondsen
Met het project ‘Inclusieve tools voor kunstfondsen’ verken ik de toegankelijkheid van subsidies voor kunstenaars die zich identificeren als neurodivers. Hoe kunnen we gestandaardiseerde...
Project proposal: Lucie Majerus
Colour-Smells of Amsterdam
As a product designer, I am interested in how countries design nation branding and souvenirs. How can we find new ways for tourists to experience a place while giving them new sensual possibilities?
Project proposal: Krisztina Czika
What's left to capture?
'What's left to capture?' is inspired by a research project I have started in Sri Lanka back in the beginning of 2020. In our world today, the natural resources we use are, sadly taken for granted...
Project proposal: Maaike Anne Stevens
Bipolaris is an essay film of about 30 minutes about the fundamental difference in the way our two brain hemispheres experience the world. By means of documentary shots, fictional scenes, interviews...
Project proposal: Arthur Guilleminot
My project of Piss Soap is an ecodeviant product aiming to regenerate our local urban environments, while questioning our social conditioning about disgust. Piss soap is made entirely out of human...
Project proposal: Mariko Hori
Archive something we don't know yet
Understanding water conditions through paper making
This project is a study and a little hope to archive potential data of current water conditions of Amsterdam, for future generations.