Arthur Steijn
  • Fabrikmestervej 6

    1437 København K



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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae


  • PhD fellow på KADK Design Skole, start 2012

Project Title: Motion Graphics in Spatial Experience Design

Concepts and Methods for Design Practice of Video Projections in Spatial Contexts

  • Art Academy in Rotterdam from 1988-1993

Installation Art and Design in Spatial Contexts


Published articles and chapters (under construction)



  • Steijn, A. (2013). Involving Motion Graphics in Spatial Experience Design - Towards a design model (published in Conference book, Knowing (by) Designing, KU Leuven, LUCA BE, ISBN 9789081323864) (pp. 742-751)
  • Steijn, A. (2013).Involving Motion Graphics in Spatial Experience Design– In and Out of the Design Lab (not published at IDA, due to cancelation of the conference. Now published in "Classical Music & Experience Design" 2013, Det Kgl. Danske Kunstakademis Skoler for Arkitektur, Design og Konservering, ISBN 978-87-7830-336-3)
  • Wille, J & Steijn, A. (2013). Classical Music & Experience Design Interreg proposals, projects and research – 2013, ISBN 978-87-7830-336-3, Det Kongelige Danske Kunstakademis Skoler for Arkitektur, Design og Konservering.


  • Steijn, A. (2014). Classical Music, liveness and digital technologies. In G. Richards, L. Marques, & K. Mein (Eds.), Event Design: Social Pespectives and Practices. (1 edition ed., pp. 137-160). Chapter 11.[11] London and New York : Routledge Falmer. (Routledge Advances in Event Research Series).
  • Steijn, A. (2014). A Live-Time Relation: Motion Graphics meets Classical Music [online]


  • Steijn, A. (2016). Method through motion – structuring theory and practice for motion graphics in spatial contexts in Make, Mistake, Journey: Practice-led research and ways of learning, MeCCSA journal Vol 9, No 3 (2016) [online]
  • Steijn, A. (2016). Imagined Spaces - Motion Graphics in Performance Spaces.In S. Zoubir-Shaw (Eds.), Embodied Performance: Design, Process and Narrative, (1 edition ed., pp. 101-122). Oxfordshire, UK.  Inter-Disciplinary Press.


Freelance work

Since 1996 I have worked as a designer in the field of performance, dance, opera, theatre, computer game and exhibition design in collaboration with amongst others : Det Kongelige Teater, Operaen, Dansk Danse Teater, Åben Dans, Holland House, Gasværket, Teater Vestvolden, Fredericia Teater og Odsherred Teater, Det Danske Filmistitut, Kronborg Slot, Helsingør Kulturværft, Malmö Stadsbibliotek.

A selection of my work can be viewed at: