The Links between Tattoo Culture and Autism
Beautiful stimming; the experience of getting a tattoo and giving a tattoo as an autistic person
Our latest interest within the A/artist Project is researching the link between the tattoo culture and autism. The idea came up when I mentioned in my interview at Mediamatic that I do stick and poke...
Mediamatic Biotoop Lynn (she/they) Clemens
Linking Tattooing with Autism13feb 2023
We've found a positive correlation between tattooing and autism and want to deepen our knowledge about it. I will present my own experience as an amateur stick and poke tattoo artist. Furthermore, I'...
Proposal by: Yorke Mulder-Bhangoo
Project Proposal: Eten wat je eten eet.
Als je uit het treinraam kijkt naar het prachtige platte Nederlandse landschap zie je, gras, mais, bieten en af en toe tarwe. Allemaal veevoer. We produceren op het schaarse Nederlandse landbouwgrond...
VR Mediamatic Biotoop
Visit Pending Xenophora20aug 20224sep 2022
Pending Xenophora is created by Mari Bastahsevski together with non/human partners. Through creating, setting up and exhibiting Pending Xenophora , Mari offers a curious insight into the...
Mediamatic Biotoop Arne Hendriks
On the 7th of June 2022, almost two years after we first started learning how to build pigeon towers with waste mycelium, we introduced the first four squab (young pigeons) into their new living...
Mediamatic Biotoop Andrea Valdivia
Advice from a former Photography Intern
Dear photography intern, As a former intern myself, I have made this article for you to know what are the main tasks that you will be responsible for, and some advices I would give you based on my...
The Sin Eaters through the eyes of Hildegard Von…
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...
Proposal by: Alena Grahn
Project proposal: 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...
Proposal by: Si Knight
Multisensory Listening Rituals
Project Proposal: 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...
Proposal by: 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...
Proposal by: René Nissen, Avery Franken
Project proposal: 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...
Proposal by: Lena Trost
(Digital) Glass Tasting
Project proposal: 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...
Proposal by: Jennifer Kumer
When My Time Comes
Project Proposal: 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...
Proposal by: Margherita Falqui
Project proposal: 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...
Proposal by: Roland van Dierendonck, Maro Pebo
Chili Pepper Pleasure
Project proposal: 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...
Proposal by: Nina Anin
Wind Airwave transmission
Project Proposal: 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...
Proposal by: Mario Mimoso
Project Proposal: 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...
Proposal by: Azucena Sánchez
Project proposal: Genomic Soundscapes
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...
Proposal by: Bas Huijbers
Project proposal: Klimaatactie in het onderwijs
Samen met leerlingen, docenten en schoolleiders, het onderwijs in Amsterdam klimaatcrisis bestendig maken. Met als basisproject: een Green Office
Proposal by: Racha Tarazi
Project Proposal: Digesting emotions
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...
Proposal by: Anoniem
Neurodiversiteit en de toegankelijkheid van…
Project proposal: 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...
Proposal by: Lucie Majerus
Colour-Smells of Amsterdam
Project proposal: Sustainable souvenirs
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?
Proposal by: Krisztina Czika
What's left to capture?
Project Proposal: Underwater journey
'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...
Proposal by: Maaike Anne Stevens
Project proposal: Essay film
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...