Crossing: between the italic domus and the artistic environment (2012), published at the Journal for Artistic Research
my profile at the Artistic Research Catalogue
Krien Clevis (Goirle, the Netherlands 1960) studied at the Academy of Visual Arts in Maastricht and the Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht (1979-1986). In 2004, for the Royal Dutch Institute in Rome, she organized the project The Eternal Body, which has been on view in Rome (Villa Massimo, Deutsche Akademie) and Utrecht (University Museum and Museum Catharijneconvent/with catalogue). As a curator/organizer and participant she was involved in CO-OPs. Exploring new territories in art and science, a project initiated by the Dutch Science Foundation (NWO) that in 2007 was realized in divers cities in the Netherlands (with catalogue/www.co-ops.nl). In 2009 she curated and organized the exhibition and interdisciplinary manifestation Ophelia. Sehnsucht, melancholia and desire for death in the Museum of Modern Art from Arnhem (with catalogue).
For the archaeological museum of the University of Amsterdam, the Allard Pierson Museum, she prepared a photo installation Life on Death Street within the exhibition ‘Etrusken’ (October 2011–March 2012). In the Royal Dutch Institute in Rome, where she is a doctoral fellow since 2009, there is an permanent photo installation (www.hadrianus.it).
Krien Clevis is working towards a PhD at the Academy of Arts of Leiden University, and is a member of the research centre ‘Autonomy and the public sphere in the Arts’ of Zuyd University, Maastricht (http://www.phdarts.eu/ / aok.hszuyd.nl).
She lives and works in Amsterdam. As part of her PhD project, she currently studies the classical atrium house, which she translates into an exhibition model, a comprehensive installation that covers all of her artistic work, as part of her promotion project.