Ignite is run by locals, for locals. Fast-paced and merciless, speakers get five minutes to present, making use of twenty slides that auto-advance every fifteen seconds. All presentations are given in English.
Erasing memory has become a scientific reality. How this is possible, and the importance for the treatment of psychiatric traumas will be explained by Marijn (PhD, Donders Institute Nijmegen).
Telmo Pieper & Miel Krutzmann
Telmo and Miel work together as TELMO MIEL, muralists and imagemakers whose practice is a combination of realism, abstract painting and surrealism.
Peter van der Es & Boris de Beijer
Last month the first art fair by and for young artists in Amsterdam took place: Unfair Amsterdam. With us tonight one of Unfair's founders, Peter.
David self-published The End of Abundance: Economic Solutions To Water Scarcity in 2011. This talk provides the first public preview of the better, faster, stronger second edition he is currently writing.
Tijmen van Dijk
Photographer Tijmen finds film, develops it, and posts the footage to ifoundyourfilm.tumblr.com. Hear more about his findings, and find out about his own work.
Daan is a documentary photographer. In Letters from Utopia he researches organisations and parties that try to extend the average lifespan - sometimes to the extent of eternity. Thanks to a successful VoordeKunst-campaign, this research will result in a book.
Sustainable Amsterdam is an online platform that makes it easy for people working on, or interested in, sustainable projects to meet, exchange ideas, and collaborate. SA also organizes tours and lectures exploring what makes Amsterdam sustainable. Find out more from founder Cornelia.
Wijnand is interested in interactive narratives. That is: researching the placement of people and art in time and space. He'll show a selection of his work tonight.
In her own words, Rachal is coming to present something that "serves no greater purpose". How would you finish this sentence? "There is no better feeling in the world than...".
Andrea Sossi and Robert Bochove
Over the last few months, Andrea and Robert have been part of the favelous team working on building a restaurant from scratch in the Freezing Favela. Together with architect Christoph Tönges they designed and built the food court structure from bamboo. Now it's time to get cooking.
Sarah van den Bosch
Sarah is one-fourth of Pindakaas.tv, an online platform that aims to make art accessible for primary-, middle- and high school students. Pindakaas.tv is run by four AHK-students.
Martijn van de Griendt
Eight years Martijn visited the Kamasutra Beurs, the Netherlands' favorite erotic lifestyle fair, and documented the weird and wonderful people he encountered. These photographs resulted in the book VOOR JOU XXX STELLA.
Natasja Kilerciyan - Surinamese noodles with atjar, long beans and chicken sate (€ 6,50)
Joyce Bergsma - Salad box with curry-roasted root vegetables with chickpeas on a bed of bulgar wheat, mixed lettuce and hummus, raw beet and ginger salad and homemade crackers (€ 6,50)
Carlos Portela - Coconut-lentil soup (€ 4,00)
Dina Roussou - Moussaka served with green salad with a feta dressing (€ 7,00)
Desert by Nikita Gerritsen - Chocolate Guinnes cake and lemon cheese cake (€2,00), banana bread (€ 1,50), Snickers cookies and chocolate chip cookies (€ 0,50)
Presale tickets until 2pm on the day of the event are €6,- (including a 4-week Club Mediamatic membership), then they go up to €8,-. A Club Mediamatic membership gives you free access to our exhibition and discounts on events. Meals are between €4,- and €7,-. Location: Mediamatic Fabriek, VOC kade 10, Oostenburg Amsterdam. Doors open at 19:00. Dinner is served until 20:30, then the first speaker kicks off. Free for Subbacultcha members.
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