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Robert Kluijver
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Robert Kluijver

Robert Kluijver (b. 1968, Nicosia) lives and works in The Hague. Kluijver is a curator and analyst of international relations specialized in the Middle East. He studied International Relations at the University of Amsterdam and at the Paris School of International Affairs. He worked for many years in Central Asia and Afghanistan (for NGOs, the United Nations and the Open Society Institute among others) before turning to the arts. He works as the curator of the cultural centre Gemak and runs the Gulf Art Guide, a resource on cultural developments in the Arabian peninsula. For Gemak he curated, amongst other exhibitions, a series of exhibitions about new concepts of the border with work from Iraqi, Palestinian, Afghan, Israeli and Pakistani artists. He is the author of Borders: Contemporary Middle Eastern Art and Discourse (2010). Since 2010 Robert Kluijver is a lecturer in International Relations at the Paris School of International Affairs.