ABOUT ALIKI VAN DER KRUIJS
Aliki van der Kruijs (Dutch, born 1984) has a studio in The Hague, the Netherlands and works on self-initiated research projects, collaborations, and commissions. She received a bachelor’s degree in Fashion at ArtEZ University of Visual Arts in Arnhem, the Netherlands, and her master’s degree in Applied Art at the Dirty Art Department of the Sandberg Instituut in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In one of her projects at the Sandberg Instituut, she juxtaposed her background in graphic design, photography, and fashion design with research into the way textiles can be a means of communication and a meaningful framework to highlight the relationship between humans and nature. In 2017 she had a three-month residency in Arita, Japan, to work with porcelain. She currently teaches Research and Design at the TXT department of the Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam.