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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Interactive Conference 2017 talks are now online

You can now catch up on all of the talks from the 5th DocLab Interactive Conference, featuring artists and thinkers from across the industry.

The 5th DocLab Interactive Conference at IDFA 2017 brought together leading professionals from the world of art, technology, science and documentary for a day full of inspiring presentations, visions of the future and audience experiments. Listen to talks by Memo Akten, Jonathan Puckey, Micha Wertheim, Yasmin Elayat, Lauren McCarthy, Emilie Baltz, Klasien van de Zandschulp, and IDFA guest of honor Jonathan Harris, and more.


Memo Akten works with computation as a medium, exploring collisions between nature, science, technology, ethics, ritual, tradition and religion.


Yasmin Elayat is co-founder & creative director at Scatter, an award-winning immersive media studio pioneering a novel approach to VR storytelling called volumetric filmmaking.


Brett Gaylor talks about the “internet of things”, the array of interconnected products flooding our world that range from the supremely stupid to the absolutely terrifying.


Micha Wertheim made theatre history with Somewhere Else (Ergens Anders), When audiences were expecting him to appear for his gig on stage, Micha was actually somewhere else entirely…


Lauren McCarthy explores the smart home, the tensions between intimacy and privacy, and the role of human labor in the future of automation.

You can find the full lineup of talks online here.