Junior Professorship for Digital Surgery and Interdisciplinary Technology Research
With 100 % Regular Working Time – W1 BBesG-ÜfBE. – Limited for 3 Years, Possible Extension for a Further Three Year Period after Evaluation (Announcement in German)

Extra-Cellular Matrix Liver at Experimental Surgery Lab. Copyright Igor Sauer

Student Assistant in the Project »Weaving« (m/f/d)
40h per Month, limited for 24 months – KSBF/37/20 – Application Deadline 1 June 2020 – Start of Employment: September 2020

Wild Silk Cocoons. Copyright: Michelle Mantel


Fiber tractography delineating the white matter of the brain. Copyright: Lucius Fekonja, adapted by NODE Berlin Oslo.

ExC Matters of Activity
@exc_moa, 25.5.2020
RT @exc_moa: We're currently #hiring and looking for a Cluster Professor in #DigitalSurgery and Interdisciplinary Technology Research (Digi…
Object Space Agency

Flour Cloud. Copyright: Clemens Winkler, adapted by NODE Berlin Oslo

Scaling Nature 1: Wrinkles Nominated for »Raumprobe Materialpreis 2020«
Audience Online Voting for Most Popular Material Now Open – Vote Now!

Design Studio »Scaling Nature (1): Wrinkels«, Liquid Lacquer, Design: Luis Magg. Copyright: weißensee school of art and design berlin

Playing Against the Crisis With »Singleton #WirBleibenZuHause«
Game Researchers from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Become Solution Enabler for »WirVsVirus«

Copyright: GameLab Berlin

Closed but Open
Veterinary Anatomy Theater now Shows Exhibition »Meshwork of Things« Online

Corrosion preparation, vessels of the left hand (red plastic). Preparators: Klaws (Kiel) and Heuckendorf (Berlin), 2003. Collection of »Fächerverbund Anatomie der Charité Berlin«. Copyright: Veterinary Anatomy Theater (Tieranatomisches Theater)

ExC Matters of Activity
@exc_moa, 20.5.2020
We're #hiring! The project #Weaving is looking for a #studentassistant in the field of #History/ #ArchiveStudiestwitter.com/...
Funding by European Research Council
Cluster Member Prof. Dr. Dr. Pulvermüller Received Funding for the Project »Material Constraints Enabling Human Cognition«
Spread Masks not the Virus
Support the Initiative @we_can_stop_corona

MoA Members wearing masks during the Corona crises. Copyright: »Matters of Activity«

Flatten the Curve
All Events Canceled until 20 July 2020
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Decides to Cancel All Its Events
Save the Date: MoA Annual Conference
The Annual Conference of the Cluster Will Take Place for All Members and External Guests
ExC Matters of Activity
@exc_moa, 20.5.2020
RT @IGL_Berlin: Did you know that our members @LuciusFekonja and #ThomasPicht are also part of the @exc_moa and an installation in the @Hum
MoA Design Studio: Scaling Nature (2): Fibers, Muscles, Bones
Final Presentation at weißensee academy of art berlin

»Scaling Nature (2): Fibers, Muscles and Bones« Final Presentation. Copyright: weissensee academy of art berlin

Where Analog Solutions are More Efficient than Digital Ones
Interview with Peter Fratzl in Austrian »DerStandard«
Make It Real - Für Einen Strukturalen Realismus
Published by Karin Krauthausen and Stephan Kammer

Cover Make It Real. Copyright: Diaphanes

Entity:City Exhibition at CityLAB
The Design Studio Project Invited to their Exhibition Opening

Copyright: weissensee academy of art berlin

On Activity
A Joint Symposium on Activity and Materiality

Symposium »On Activity«. Copyright: »Matters of Activity«

ExC Matters of Activity
@exc_moa, 20.5.2020
RT @HumboldtLabor: Im #HumboldtLabor werden holografische Displays, "Digital Twins", einen Einblick in unser Gehirn erlauben. Die 3D-Modell…
Nature as Source of Inspiration
The Innovation Potential of Bio-inspired Materials

Stone Web – Spatial module system made from basalt fibre at the weissensee academy of art berlin (Idalene Rapp, Natascha-Katharina Unger, Christiane Sauer). Copyright: weissensee academy of art berlin, I. Rapp, N. Unger


Unmaking: Against General Applicability
From Critical Media Lab (Ibach, M., Büsse, M., Gerloff, F., Bedö, V., Miyazaki, S., Allen, J.). In The Critical Makers Reader: (Un)learning Technology

Copyright: Institute of Network Cultures

TMS Language Mapping Analysis Revisited
A Preprint by Ziqian Wang, Lucius Samo Fekonja, Felix R. Dreyer, Peter Vajkoczy and Thomas Picht
Brain Roads
Exploring the White Matter of the Human Brain

The Human Connectome. Copyright: Olaf Avenati

ExC Matters of Activity
@exc_moa, 20.5.2020
Day 7 of 7 of the #PhotosOfMyLife #challenge and we are done. Thanks again for the invitation @EXC2020! No words, n… twitter.com/...
Cultural Heritage - Documentation, Conservation & Information
Lectures from Prof. Stefano Bertocci und Julien Letellier

Copyright: Julien Letellier

Membranes as Molecular Machines
A workshop on Active Matter and the Remaking of Life

Images from slide collections, 1970s. Top: molecular models of retinal; center left: bleached purple membrane in cuvette; center right: chemically modified preparations of purple membrane in centrifuge tubes; bottom left: Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, 1974 (Copyright: www.luftbild-bertram.de); bottom right: electron micrograph of cell surface. By courtesy of D. Oesterhelt, Martinsried

MoA Design Studio: Scaling Nature (1): Wrinkles
at NuThinkers during Domotex Tradefair in Hanover

Design Studio »Scaling Nature (1): Wrinkels«, Design: Juni Neyenhuys and Stefanie Eichler. Copyright: weißensee kunsthochschule berlin 

Open Science Statement
Animal Materialities
Compositions and Practices in the History of Science
ExC Matters of Activity
@exc_moa, 19.5.2020
#PhotosOfMyLife 6/7 Almost done - no more words though! https://t.co/GeQopBEgcF
MoA Talks
John Nyakatura: The Anatomy of Movement and Nature's Design. Vertebrate Function, Evolution, and Scaling

Copyright: John Nyakatura

Material Form Function

Wrinkled E Coli Biofilm making cellulose. Copyright: Diego Serra & Regine Hengge, adapted by NODE Berlin Oslo.


Cellulose in E. coli biofilm. Copyright: Diego Serra & Regine Hengge, adapted by NODE Berlin Oslo.


Filters. Copyright: NODE Berlin Oslo

ExC Matters of Activity
@exc_moa, 18.5.2020
#PhotosOfMyLife Day 5 out of 7. No words, no comments - one picture a day for one week! Again: Nominating everyone!… twitter.com/...
Symbolic Material

Symbolic Material. Copyright: Myfanwy Evans, adapted by NODE Berlin Oslo