katleen arthen / artdirection // scenography & communication

Katleen Arthen is working crossdisciplinary in the fields of scenography, corporate communications and the urban context. As a scenographer her professional expertise lies in research and visionary thinking. Capturing the essence of the subject to communicate themes in a unique way into different media for cultural and public institutions, national and international companies.

The studio, established in 2001, is based in Berlin. It regularly partners with architects, scientists, and specialists in the creative field to realize large-scale projects. Focusing on social and spatial perspectives, the studio develops strategies to direct awareness onto a space using visual and experimental elements.


Areas of Expertise: Consulting and developing of communication strategies and design concepts. Creation and realisation, including project management, planning, supervising across various fields: scenography, exhibition design, interior design, temporary architecture and spatial design; Curating; Developing research projects and interventions in the public space.


Academic Background
University of Music und Performing Arts Graz
University of the Arts (UdK) Berlin
Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona
Diploma with distinction in Scenography; Master in Design, Art and Public Space