Past events

[The Brain] 24 Nov 2018 at 20:00

Discover what it’s like to be part of a collective brain: a self-organizing, complex system that generates autonomous output.

Doclab Live: Jacco Gardner’s Somnium 23 Nov 2018 at 20:00, 22:00

Sensory live performance in the ARTIS planetarium of Jacco Gardner’s new album Somnium and the kinetic installation Volverium by Thijs Biersteker.

DocLab Academy: Workshop Day at Lava Lab 20 Nov 2018 at 9:30

A full day of hand’s on workshops by several professionals, taking place at design and technology innovation lab Lava Lab.

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DocLab Expo: Elastic Reality

Trigger your senses and experience 30 of the world’s best interactive documentaries, virtual reality experiences and physical installations in the 10-day DocLab: Elastic Reality exhibition.

With a two-person audio walk about lost friendships (So You Still Sort of Have the Same Number), new work by Moniker ( and Marshmallow Laser Feast (Chameleon), 3-D-printed portraits based on DNA of imprisoned whistleblower Chelsea Manning (Radical Love), disruptive data visualizations by Iranian media artist Ali Eslami (DeathTolls Experience) and a virtual journey into the lost intimacy of the answering machine (I Am Not Home Video).

November 17-26, 9:00-23:00
November 27, 9:00-18:00 | De Brakke Grond
Free admission. Some installations have varying opening hours (11:00-21:00). On-site reservation may be required.

Selected projects include:
100 Photographs: The Most Influential Images of All Time by Kira Pollack & Paul Moakley, USA
Bear 71 VR by the National Film Board of Canada, Canada
Chameleon by Robin McNicholas, Barney Steel & Ersin Han Ersin, Mexico/England by Roel Wouters & Luna Maurer, The Netherlands
DeathTolls Experience by Ali Eslami, Iran
Deprogrammed by Mia Donovan, Canada
The Dig by Topaz Adizes, Mike Knowlton, Julia Gorbach, Carla Tramullas & Mark Harris, USA
Dreams by Philippe Lambert, Canada
Everyday Everywhere by Bjarke Myrthu, Austin Merrill & Peter DiCampo, Denmark/Sweden/USA
Flint Is a Place by Zackary Canepari, USA
Follower by Lauren McCarthy, USA
The Great Animal Orchestra by Thomas Deyriès, France
Home : Aamir by Rufus Norris, England
I Am Not Home Video by Bert Hana, The Netherlands
The Island of the Colorblind by Sanne De Wilde, Belgium
Meat Puppet Arcade by Matt Romein & Joseph Mango, USA
The Modular Body by Floris Kaayk, The Netherlands
News Globus by Charles Gedeon, Sena Partal, Mikio Kiura & Bjørn Karmann, Denmark
Notes on Blindness VR by Arnaud Colinart, Amaury La Burthe, Peter Middleton & James Spinney, France/England
Radical Love by Heather Dewey-Hagborg, USA
The Resistance of Honey by Peter Boyd Maclean, England
Saydnaya by Forensic Architecture & Amnesty International, England
Smell Dating by Tega Brain & Sam Lavigne, USA
So You Still Sort of Have the Same Number by Nele Eeckhout, Siona Houthuys & Mirke Kist, The Netherlands/Belgium
These Memories Won’t Last by Stu Campbell, Australia
Tzina: Symphony of Longing by Shirin Anlen, Israel
White Spots – A Journey to the Edge of the Internet by Bregtje van der Haak & Richard Vijgen, The Netherlands
Wifi Whisperer by Kyle McDonald, USA
Zeki Müren Hotline by Beyza Boyacioglu & Jeff Soyk, USA/Turkey

Event information

  • When: 2016-11-17 at 09:00 - 23:00
  • Venue Name: De Brakke Grond
  • Venue address: Nes 45, 1012 KD Amsterdam
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Event Detail

Free admission. On-site reservation may be required.