Elien van Riet works as a community manager. She studied Theatre and Philosophy and is specialized in dance and building communities. In her work, she develops bottom-up initiatives in which she bridges society, architecture and the field of arts and culture.
By principles of self-organization, non-linearity and participation she has contributed to repositioning trajectories for diverse organizations, amongst others Dansmakers Amsterdam and the International Choreographic Arts Centre (ICK). Currently she focuses on Amsterdam Noord and works as community manager for ilovenoord and NDSM-werf. She shares her knowlegde and experience in trainings at Mediamatic and consultancy work for One Architecture B.V. (A Mies for All), Self Building Building and #ookgoednieuws.