Nienke Klunder was born in California in 1975 but raised in the Netherlands. She holds a dual Dutch an US citizenship.
Nienke Klunder has a multi-disiplinary work approach and produces sculptures, drawing and installation. All tough she is know for her striking photographic portraits and provoking series.
In her series she often uses self portraiture to explore themes of identity and transformation. These series are tragic, sexual, comic and political.