The Shortcut Room

Iris Sidikman – The Shortcut Room


The Shortcut Room is an interactive installation exploring the relationship between private and public space. When a viewer sits in one of the chairs, a playback begins of personal journal entries being read aloud, creating a self-conscious and intimate space.

Iris Sidikman is a word composer, music author and cellist originally from Madison, WI but now based in the LA area. Her work incorporates spoken and written word with both through-composed and improvised music. Her work is informed by her background in gender studies and takes a self-conscious look at her identity as a woman, as an artist and as a person on Earth in general.

The Shortcut Room was installed in the WaveCave from February 20th to February 27th, 2017.