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Basic mushroom and biomaterials introduction
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It is said that the mushroom, and especially Mycelium has the potential to replace all sorts of (harmful) materials like plastics and batteries. At Mediamatic they are interested in the cultural and artistic applications of this 'new' bio-material and invite you to start exploring it for yourself. In this
Mycelium as a source for bio-based materials
Mycelium is the white fungal network of filaments that you will find underneath our soil. In the
Current developments have pushed mycelium in the fields of fashion, furniture, architecture and fine-arts, stating that it can be seen as ‘the plastic of the future’. Go here to read more about mycelium as an alternative for leather, and a dress made from fungi.
Both cultivation and the introduction will take place in the
Wouter Hassing can be seen as an authority in the field of local mushroom cultivation. His company Mycophilia (in the North of Amsterdam) not only supplies local restaurants with Shiitake en Eryngii but also serves as a platform for research and innovation. Here he investigates new low energy productions methods but also how to make better use of mushrooms in the kitchen (for example pulled pork from oyster mushrooms!).
Regular ticket €41,10
Artist discount €29,10
Student discount €29,10
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Image: Wouter Hassing © Anisa Xhomaqi, 2016. Courtesy of Mediamatic.