Science Communication

Copyright: Rasa Weber

Breathe. Diving with the Medusa
Rasa Weber spricht bei »Humano Biotop II« im Roten Salon
La Liga de la Ciencia
Heidi Jalkh Presents her Research in Argentinian TV

Open Space Event, 9 November 2023. Copyright: Matters of Activity

Open Space – Active Matter on Stage
MoA Opened its Doors

Samples of Flax Fiber Bundles as a precursor for Architectural Yarns, adapted by Node Berlin/Oslo. Copyright: Maxie Schneider, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, weißensee school of art and design, Matters of Activity 

Threads: Localities & Temporalities of a Fiber Bio-Economy
Activating Circular Networks Goes Berlin Science Week 2023

Poster with Abstract Visual Associations. Copyright: Rüdiger Wenk

Cybernetic Auditive Associations
Lecture Performance Organized by »Object Space Agency« During Berlin Science Week 2023

Brainroads. Copyright: Lene Zech

Brain Roads
Exploring Neuroplasticity through Art and Science
Clear the Stage for Science
Science Slam of All Berlin Clusters during Berlin Science Week

Interview mit Martin Müller, Tagesspiegel, 22. Oktober 2023. Copyright: Tagesspiegel

»An der Luft entscheidet sich die Klimakrise«
Martin Müller im Interview mit dem Tagesspiegel

Gosia Lehmann, Breathless Choir. Copyright: CollActive Materials, Foto: Michelle Mantel

Verbunden durch Luft
Ein Bericht zur Ausstellung »Airbound. Sensing Collective Futures«

Exhibition Opening »Airbound«, 19 October 2023. Copyright: Matters of Activity

Airbound. Sensing Collective Futures
Speculative Exhibition by the »CollActive Materials« Experimental Laboratory

Participatory Forum »Art-Science-Collaborations« at ZKM

Babette Werner at »Art-Science-Collaborations: Establishing a Research Agenda«
Participatory Forum at ZKM Karlruhe
Welt als Entwurf. Gestaltung im Kontext sozialer, politischer und ökologischer Probleme
Claudia Mareis spricht auf Auricher Wissenschaftstagen

Poster Exzellentes Pub-Quiz, Long Night of the Sciences 2023, designed by Neurocure. Copyright: Neurocure.

Exzellentes Pub-Quiz
Berliner Exzellenzcluster laden zur Langen Nacht der Wissenschaften ein

Copyright: Nadezhda Moryak

Virtual Reality Memory Challenge: Are Your Senses Ready?
Presentation at the Long Night of the Sciences 2023

Hybride Formen. Copyright: Hochschule für Schauspielkunst Ernst Busch

Hybrid Forms
A Participative, Artistic-Research Theater Piece of the Master's Program »Spiel und Objekt«, Ernst Busch Academy of Dramatic Arts, Taught by Clemens Winkler

Driving the Human Book Launch at Matters of Activity, 10 May 2023. Copyright: Camille Blake / Driving the Human

Driving the Human: Seven Prototypes for Eco-social Renewal
Book Launch with Hand-On-Workshops, Guided Tours, a Talk, and Debates at Matters of Activity

Futures of Air. Copyright: CollActive Materials

Futures of Air
Speculative Workshop Series in May

Design: NODE, adapted by Franziska Wegener

Find Your Science Communication Style
A Workshop Series for MoA PhDs and Postdocs

Design Impact Conference 2023, Image: Superwood by Sofia Soudi, Jana Grewe. Copyright: DesignFarmBerlin

DesignFarm Impact Conference
Joining Forces for Digital and Material Innovations

Exhibition »Materiales en Expansión«, Buenos Aires, March 2023. Structural Textile Project: Miodragović, Suarez, Singer, Object Space Agency; Complex Web Structures by Daniela Castillo. Copyright: Christian Stein

Stretching Materialities | Materiales en Expansión
Exhibition Opened at Universidad de Buenos Aires | Exposición Inaugurada en la Universidad de Buenos Aires

Round Table »On Fibres amd Mixtures«. Foto: Michelle Mantel. Design: studioeins, adapted by »Matters of Activity«

Round Table »On Fibers and Mixtures«
At Kunstgewerbemuseum on 23 February

LEFT: DAOULA | sheen. West African Wild Silk on Its Way. Exhibition View in the Tieranatomisches Theater, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2022. Copyright: Karola Dierichs | MoA; RIGHT: MoA Research Prototype 1 | Minimal Machines. Construction Process. Copyright: Sebastián Plaza Kutzbach | khb

Weaving with the Data Glove - From the Cocoon into the Computer and Back Again
Live-Demonstration and Press Tour in the Exhibition »DAOULA | sheen«

Round Table »Poetics and Politics of Sand«. Design: studioeins, adapted by Matters of Activity

Round Table »Politics and Poetics of Sand«
On 9 February at Kunstgewerbemuseum

Poster »System Ausstellung«. Foto: Johannes Berger. Layout: NODE adapted by Marie-Luise Trabandt

Panel Discussion »System Ausstellung«
Hans Dieter Zimmermann, Nina Samuel and Felix Sattler in Conversation on 4 February

Round Table »Rinde: Gestaltung mit Resten«. Design: studioeins, adapted by Matters of Activity

Round Table »Rinde: Gestaltung mit Resten«
On January 26 at Kunstgewerbemuseum

Stone Web. Copyright: weißensee school of art and design berlin/ Natascha Unger & Idalene Rapp

Book Launch of »Architectures of Weaving«
Roundtable Discussion with Editors and Contributors of the Multidisciplinary Anthology

Panel Discussion Materials Matter, May 4th, 2022, Humboldt Lab. Copyright: Matters of Activity

Materials Matter – Perspectives on Active Materials
Audio Broadcast of the Panel Discussion at the Humboldt Lab Online Now

Roundtable »Vascularization«. Design: studioeins, adapted by MoA

Round Table »On the Fabrication of Organs: Vascular Structures, Medical Needs and Critical Speculations«
On 12 January 2023 at Kunstgewerbemuseum

Round Table »Tesselated Material Systems«. Design: studioeins, adapted by Matters of Activity

Round Table »Tessellated Material Systems«
On December 8 at Kunstgewerbemuseum

Self-Shaping Textiles. Design: studioeins

Round Table »Self-Shaping Textiles at the Intersection of Fashion, Architecture and Technology«
On 24 November at Kunstgewerbemuseum

Exhibition Opening DAOULA | sheen, 17.11.2022, Tieranatomisches Theater Berlin. Copyright: Matters of Activity

DAOULA | sheen
West African Wild Silk on its Way

Poster of the exhibition »Sprache im technischen Zeitalter«

Interactive VR Installation »Die Umgebung der Wörter - Ausstellung eines Romans«
Vernissage on 17 November within the Exhibition »Sprache im technischen Zeitalter«

Poster Material Legacies. Image: Dietrich Polenz and the Experimental Surgery Lab, 2020

Design Lab #13: Material Legacies
Exhibition at Kunstgewerbemuseum

»Dissect« Event at Tieranatomisches Theater Berlin, 02.11.2022. Foto: Alexandra Ruppert. Copyright: Matters of Activity

Dissect Events at Tieranatomisches Theater

Dissect event, »Behavioral Matter« symposium, 29/03/2019 © Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris)

Berlin Science Week 2022
MoA Involved with Several Events

Tagesspiegel Special Neurology: Copyright: Tagesspiegel

What the Material Tells Us
Cutting Portrayed in Tagesspiegel Special Neurology

Leben im Schleim. Copyright: FASZ

MoA Highlighted in Many Different News Outlets
Read about MoA in the Frankfurter Allgemeinen Sonntagszeitung, the Purpose Magazine, The Praxis Journal and Tagesspiegel

Poster PhD presentations 2022. Layout: Ada Favaron

Scaling Matters: From the Lab to the Field
Doctoral Presentations at the MoA Retreat 2022
What is our Future Made Of? Active Materials and Bio-Inspired Design
Episode 18 of the DFG Podcast Series »Exzellent Erklärt« Gives Insights Into Matters of Activity

Flyer MOD at Humboldt Lab Event. Copyright: June Audirac

Growing Sensescapes
Open Design Master's Students' Projects Exhibited at Humboldt Lab

Master Students and Visitors at the »Growing Sensecapes« event in the Humboldt Lab. Photo: Carmen Gloria Cuello Quintana.

Growing Sensecapes
Open Design Master's Students' Projects Exhibited at Humboldt Lab

MoA Project »Bacterial Cellulose: Co-Weaving Biofilms« at the Milano Triennale 2022. Copyright: Triennale Milano – photo by DSL Studio

Bacterial Cellulose: Co-Weaving Biofilms
An Installation for the Triennale XXIII: »Unknown Unknows, An Introduction to Mysteries«

»Active Curtain Project« at the exhibition »After Nature« at Humboldt Lab. Copyright: Matters of Activity, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Matters of Activity at the Long Night of the Sciences
Lectures and Talks with Regine Hengge, Wolfgang Schäffner, and Matthias Staudacher

Cube of Physics, Department of Physics of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Copyright: studio gid

Relaunch of the Cube of Physics
Exhibition Opened of New Sculpture and Media Station at the Long Night of the Sciences 2022

Flyer »Storytelling« at Mall Anders. Copyright: Mall Anders

Wearing Worlds at Laborastories
Yoonha Kim Presents Her Research at the Berlin Cluster of Excellence Event at Mall Anders

Flyer CollActive Materials at Mall Anders. Copyright: CollActive Materials

CollActive Materials at Mall Anders
Join the Pop-up Materials Lab in Wilma Shopping Mall on May 20th and 21st and Bring your Kids!

Flyer »Meet the Scientist« at Mall Anders. Copyright: Mall Anders

Mastering Digital Cutting in Robot-Assisted Surgery
Dominic Eger Domingos Presents His Research at the Berlin Cluster of Excellence Event at Mall Anders

Design Workshop. Copyright: Felix Rasehorn

Joining Perspectives on Haptics
Online Documentation of Interdisciplinary Cluster Workshop

Tipping Points. Copyright: Josef Luis Pelz & NODE Berlin Oslo

Tipping Points: Plastic, Contingent and Unstable Matters
Annual Conference of the Cluster on 16 & 17 November
Berlin Science Week 2021
MoA Members Contribute to the International Science Festival in Early November

Visual Recording Forum Wissenschaftskommunikation 2021. Copyright: Lorna Schütte for »Wissenschaft im Dialog«

Virtual Cluster Space as Best Practice in Science Communication
Project Introduction at »Forum Wissenschaftskommunikation« 2021

Still from Interview with Bastian Beyer and Skander Hathroubi showing the making of parts of the »Active Curtain Project« shown at the exhibition »After Nature« at Humboldt Lab. Copyright: Anne von Petersdorff ( for Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Bacteria as Architects
Interview with Bastian Beyer and Skander Hathroubi

All 7 Berlin Clusters of Excellence are represented with a film at the foyer at Humboldt Lab. Copyright: Matters of Activity, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Matters of Activity Film at Humboldt Lab
Cluster Video Online Now

Can Bacteria Spin a Yarn? Kick-Off event »MitWissenschaft/ WeSearch«, Humboldt Forum Berlin, 29 April 2021. Copyright: Humbolt Forum

Can Bacteria Spin a Yarn? We Need a New Culture of Materials
Cluster Members Opened Event Series »MitWissenschaft/ WeSearch« at the Humboldt Forum

Copyright: Felix Noak, ExC Science of Intelligence

Joint Project of The Clusters of Excellence »Matters of Activity« and »Science of Intelligence«: Wenn Materie lebendig wird
New Funding for Experimental Laboratories of Science Communication from the Berlin University Alliance

Botanical Comrades. Copyright: Berlin Science Week

Botanical Comrades 植物同志 Plants Practice Politics
Regine Hengge and Zheng Bo are Part of Berlin Science Week