michael van olffen

Psychics VII : Michael van Olffen / Las Palmas, Wilhelminakade 322, Rotterdam
Video, 59 mn 14 sec, 2008

A series of psychic readings of spaces, commissioned by the artist in an attempt at connecting with the past of domestic or exhibition spaces, despite the limitations of rational discourse.
The video is not edited, respecting the actual duration of the performance. 
Las Palmas was built in 1953 in the harbour of Rotterdam as a warehouse for the Holland-America Line, and now hosts, among others, the Nederlands Fotomuseum. 

 Rotterdam, December 9, 2008. 

Commissioned for Questioning History, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, 2008-09 (cur. by Frank van der Stok)