How flexible are the borders between the art disciplines nowadays? Are these borders disappearing, or are they becoming more fixed? Five artists will reflect upon this question, presenting their own texts. The audience will pick the best text at the end of the evening. Organized by Design Platform Rotterdam.

19:30 – 22:00
also this evening

Pop-in expo: A Grand Mountain Scene by Joost Emmerik.

18:00 - 19:30 Thursday Bite

Museum open until 21:00


Het Nieuwe Instituut
Museumpark 25
3015 CB Rotterdam


Pre-sale via Design Platform Rotterdam€ 4.50
Thursday Bite€ 7.50

With presentations by Joep van Lieshout, Tomáš Libertíny, Richard Hutten, Pieke Bergmans and Marjanne van Helvert.

Design Platform Rotterdam

Design Platform Rotterdam organizes meetings between designers, entrepreneurs, organisations and knowledge institutes. Design Platform Rotterdam links arts disciplines and aims to 'soften' borders, with the aim of establishing a healthy artistic climate in Rotterdam. 

Thursday Bite

Before the Thursday Night you can grab a bite to eat with the speakers and staff of Het Nieuwe Instituut. At 18:30 Het Nieuwe Café will serve soup with bread or a quiche with salad. Dinner vouchers are available for € 7.50 up to a day before the particular Thursday Night event via the Tickets link or at the bar this evening.

Thursday Night at Het Nieuwe Instituut
Kristoffer Li & Kristoffer Halse Sølling

Thursday Night Live! is a weekly programme of lectures, screenings and discussions on architecture, design and digital culture. Developments and critical insights are discussed by thinkers, designers and makers from the Netherlands and abroad.