Machine Wilderness: artistic research in Artis

From 12 April to 18 October 2020, Zone2Source organizes, together with FoAM and Artis, Machine Wilderness, a program in which artists and artistic researchers work for a few weeks in Artis in Amsterdam. Findings and results are presented between Easter and the autumn holidays in various public manifestations at the zoo such as during ZOOmer evenings, Artist Tells, Blind Dates with the artist, and more.

Machine Wilderness opens on Thursday, April 16, 2020 from 8 pm to 10 pm, as part of the Artis Academy.

Artists-researchers include Heather Barnett, Erwin Driessens & Maria Verstappen, Ivan Henriques, Ian Ingram, Spela Petric, and Thomas Thwaites,

Program Machine Wilderness in Artis

Thursday, April 16, 2020:
Machine Wilderness: How Technology can help us connect with nature . By Theun Karelse, Alice Smits and others. Also opening. Location : Artis Collegezaal.
Time : 20:00 – 21.15 (walk-in 19.30)
Language: English

Ticket: 12.50 and 10 for Artis members and 7.50 CJP. Link: will follow


Thursday, May 28, 2020:
Can a robot dream of nature? By Maria Verstappen, Erwin Driessen and others
Location : Artis Collegezaal.
Time : 20:00 – 21.15 (walk-in 19.30
Language: Dutch. Ticket: 12.50, 10, – for Artis members and 7.50 CJP,  Buy ticket here

More information about other program components will follow shortly

Also check the ARTIS website

More about Machine Wilderness
Machine Wilderness is an initiative of Theun Karels (FoAM) and Alice Smits (Zone2Source). This multi-year artistic research project was launched in 2015 with a symposium in Artis and an exhibition  at Zone2Source in 2015. Later, in 2016 and 2018, the project revisited Zone2Source with some workshops, dialogues. Machine Wilderness was also presented in Venice, UK, Finland among other places.

Machine Wilderness in 2018

Machine Wilderness, Upcoming