Research, updates and interviews for Inhuman Carnaval
Canine Art Tour
In recent years, art tours and exhibitions for dogs have become increasingly more popular, with several museums and galleries around the world offering canine-friendly programming. These tours are design to allow dogs and their owners to experience art together in a safe and enjoyable way.
Dogs in Theater
A Case Study of 'Going to the Dogs' by Wim T. Schippers
'Going to the Dogs' is a theater play by Dutch writer, artist, and television director Wim T. Schippers. The play, performed twice at the Stadsschouwburg in Amsterdam in 1986, featured a cast of six German Shepherds, without any human actors on stage. The play received both positive and negative…
Dog Dinner Recipe
Lentil and Turnip Rice Bowl with Coriander
Ingredients: 200 g cooked lentils 150 g turnip, diced 80 g cooked rice cumin seeds handful of coriander sesame oil salt Instructions: In a pan with sesame oil, fry the turnip until golden brown and tender. Season with cumin seeds and a pinch of salt. Mix the cooked turnip with the cooked rice.
Multispecies Cum Panis
The philosophy behind a dinner with dogs
Companion, Cum Panis, with bread. Our companions are those we eat with. Humans and dogs already share households and many habits. The Multispecies Dinner initiative by Eva Meijer and Mediamatic explores new eating practices where different species can collectively enjoy a 3-course vegan dinner.
Dog Dinner FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
Why hold a Multispecies Dinner? The Multispecies Dinner serves a higher purpose of challenging the concept of anthropocentrism and encouraging a more compassionate relationship between humans and dogs. This distinctive dining experience aims to dismantle hierarchical boundaries and foster an…
Multispecies Dinner Portraits
As a part of the Multispecies Dinner project, Mediamatic has developed studio portraits for the dogs and humans who toke part in the dinner.