Marijke Cobbenhagen

Artistic director, The Grey Space in the Middle

As a researcher, initiator and educator in the field of art and beyond Marijke Cobbenhagen (1978) considers herself a Designer of Dialogue. Driven by a fascination for the the power of a creative process, her main focus lies on developing formats that create an exciting space to share art, knowledge and experimentation.

She is co-founder and artistic director of The Grey Space in the Middle, space for fundamental creativity in The Hague. She has been an educator at several academies over the years, among which are the Royal Academy of Arts The Hague, the California College of Arts in San Francisco, OTIS College of Art and Design in Los Angeles and currently at the HKU University of the Arts in Utrecht.