BioLab Events

Top Lab is inhabited by highly qualified and DIYbio practitioners who work on their own projects and also provide opportunities for public participation through workshops and discussions.

Photos: Mindaugas Gapsevicius, Amalie Frederiksen, Jara Lopez and friends.

TopLab is organizing mushroom cultivation and mycofabrication workshops on behalf of “Mind the Fungi” research project in collaboration with Art Laboratory Berlin and the Institute for Biotechnology, TU Berlin. Please check out the details and protocols of Mind the Fungi project on this link.

The Aesthetic Non-conscious. Photo credit: Internet Archive Book Images

Desiree Förster and The Aesthetic Non-conscious

You are warmly invited to >top Schillerpalais on Sunday, May 28 at 4pm for our next Artist Talk & Soup. This session will feature a talk by Desiree Förster, followed by a mini-performance by Mélodie Melak Fenez. Moderated by Elizabeth McTernan.

>top Schillerpalais, Schillerpromenade 4, 12049 Berlin

The Aesthetic Non-conscious
on embodied relations, relational ontologies and art as experiential space.

This presentation will give insight into Desiree’s research on pre-reflective perception modalities as part of designed spaces and how the stimulation of those modes mediates the relationship between brain, body, and environment. In this mediation, the experience of interrelation might lead to new embodiment processes and new subjectifications.
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Acid. Film still.

Chandra Siddan. The Year I Did Acid

Saturday, 27.5.2017
20:00 Uhr
Film-Screening + Artist-Talk:
“The Year I Did Acid”
Chandra Siddan, Short Film, Toronto, 24 min

top Schillerpalais, Schillerpromenade 4, Neukölln

The film is presented by the director Chandra Siddan (Toronto). In the film three sisters, isolated in their 70s suburban prison, each tear at its fabric in their own way.
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Cambodian Berlin

Opening: 20th of May at 7pm

Paintings, Drawings, Videos & Ideas
by Sokuntevy Oeur (Berlin) & Alfred Banze (Battambang)

Sat 20 May, 7 pm – Opening & Artist Talk
Tue 23 May 7 pm – Cambodian Beat Party
with Lightshow by Oliver Orthuber & DJ-Set
Sun 21 – Tue 23 May, 3 – 7 pm Exhibition
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Open Tech Summit Festival at TopLab

Wednesday 9th May (16:30 – 19:30 )
at TopLab: Schillerpromenade 4, 12049 Berlin

The OpenTechSummit ( brings together the most exciting ideas and makers of the open technology. Topics range from open hardware, Encyclopedia of the free knowledge, software development and free nets, up to questions about copyright and patents for company founders. For kids and enthusiasts there are workshops for makers. The first OpenTechSummit took place in 2009.  Read More