Exhibition documents, 2018



Lisa Tan


Curated by Shimmer in collaboration with Goethe-Institut Rotterdam

March 3, 2018, 20:00-01:00


Goethe-Institut Rotterdam

Westersingel 9, Rotterdam





“But when we sit together, close,’ said Bernard, ‘we melt into each other with phrases. We are edged with mist.

We make an unsubstantial territory.” - The Waves by Virginia Woolf


Shimmer – a new exhibition space in Rotterdam South presents the video installation Waves by American artist Lisa Tan

at the Goethe-Institute. Inspired by Virginia Woolf’s experimental novel “The Waves,” Lisa Tan’s video “Waves” imagines how consciousness forms in relation to society and its technologies. Shimmer is an exhibition space that works with a studio-like mentality where knowledge arrises through participation and experimentation. Shimmer’s first collaboration in the north of Rotterdam is with the Goethe-Institute for Museum Night 2018.