Christophe Clarijs is an independent graphic designer based in Antwerp, Belgium.
His practice focuses on commissioned and self-initiated projects with an emphasis on editorial design. Christophe works for a wide range of clients, both internationally and locally. He often works in close collaboration with artists and cultural institutions on visual identities, publications, websites and printed matter.
Christophe was the in-house graphic designer of M HKA, Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp from 2016 to 2020. In 2015 he was a researcher and participant of the one year-long artist-in-residence program at Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht. Currently he teaches at Sint Lucas School of Arts Antwerp in the Studio Grafisch Ontwerp.
Selected exhibitions, talks and publications
— Poster contribution 'Provenance' on Europe published in Slanted magazine, issue 34, 2020 (publication)
— Masterclass 'The world is a complicated place, Hobbes (Slow Media)', Sint Lucas School of Arts Antwerp, Antwerp, 2018 (workshop)
— A small book fair with publications of friends, Building Friendship Book Fair #1 & #2, Antwerp, 2017–2018 (co-organisor)
— Lecture 'Proximity' about collaborating with artists during Integrated2017 at deSingel, Antwerp, 2017 (talk)
— Research project 'A Ghost Discipline' presented at the Van Eyck Open Studios, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, 2016 (exhibition)
— 'The Subversive Form' published in YPPP#2, Sint Lucas School of Arts Antwerp, presented at Extra City, Antwerp, 2016 (publication)
— Invitation for 'Wild Horses & Trojan Dreams', Marres House for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, 2014 (exhibition)
Christophe Clarijs — independent graphic design practice based in Antwerp, Belgium.
Latest update: 07.05.2021
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