Tanja Smit
b. 1961, Voorburg, The Netherlands
1984 MA Painting, KABK (Royal Academy of Fine Arts), The Hague
Lives and works in The Hague

COLLECTIONS

MACBA museum Barcelona; Haags Gemeentemuseum; Museum Gouda; Heden, The Hague; CBK Rotterdam; CBK Dordrecht; The Ventós Collection, Barcelona

SOLO EXHIBITIONS en -PROJECTS

2018
-CEAC, Xiamen, China, ‘Revenge of Fish’

2017
-Studio, The Hague

2015
-Studio, The Hague

2014
-Den Haag Centraal, The Hague, ‘Blow-Ups’

2013
-Provadja, Alkmaar, Toon&Taalfestival, Genetic Choir sings Tanja Smit´s textworks
-The Heart Book, video
-Studio Loos, The Hague, Genetic Choir sings Tanja Smit´s textworks

2011
-Of Music in Language, video with filmer en editor Edo Kuipers
-Zeebelt, The Hague, performance Of music in language, sonifications,
Tanja Smit´s textworks with Anne Wellmer and 6 other composer performers

2009
-Galeria Tomás March, Valencia, Strangers
-Jan Huygen Galerie, The Hague, Project Stichting Maldoror

2007
-Mas Art, Barcelona, Spain

2006
-Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg, Germany, premiëre performance ‘The English Dancing Master:
or, Mr. Bailey’s Maggot’, coop. with composer Christopher Williams, by ensemble Chronophonie
-Nau Coclea, Camallera, Spain, ‘Fantasmas’

2004
-Eart, Barcelona, Filtracions, with Mar Arza
-Galerie Maurits van de Laar, The Hague

2003
-Galeria Tomás March, Valencia, Hide en seek

2002
-Galeria Alter Ego, Barcelona, Spain, ‘Vaho’

2001
-Luxus Projectspace, The Hague

1999
-Galeria Tomás March, Valencia, Spain
-Galerie Maurits van de Laar, The Hague

1998
-Doblespacio, Madrid

1996
-Sala 22a, Barcelona, Drama

1995
-Galerie Maurits van de Laar, The Hague

1993
-Galería Senda, Barcelona
-Galerie Maurits van de Laar, The Hague

1991
-Paard van Troje, The Hague, De Kapel ll, Stichting Maldoror

1987
-HCAK (Haags Centrum for Actuele Kunst), The Hague

1984
-HCAK (Haags Centrum for Actuele Kunst), The Hague

GROUP EXHIBITIONS en -PROJECTS

2019
-Galerie Helder, Den Haag, Anachronisms. With Ton Kraayeveld,
Jean-Pierre Zoetbrood, Tonio de Roover and Maarten Janssen

2018
-Museum Gouda, Gouda, Vrouwen van Museum Gouda

2017
-Das Spectrum, Utrecht, Totem, Apprentices/Masters Project

2016
-Korzo, The Hague, Audio-DH
-Quartair, The Hague, Drawing Front
-Galería Sales, Barcelona, ‘Mujeres’
-Locatie Z, The Hague, Baracca, The Director’s Cut

2015
-Baraka, Roubaix, (with Dorina Kappatou, Ibrahim R Ineke and Yvo van der Vat)
-De Vereeniging, The Hague, Extaze Magazine Vilt Project

2014
-Collblanc, Culla, Spain, Niños del Maestrat
-De Vereeniging, The Hague, Extaze 11 magazine presentation, performance fragment The Heart Book with Cor Gout
-Gemak, The Hague, Nomad Library, Project Melissa Cruz,
-etHALL, Barcelona, Spain, The Drawing Game

2013
Collblanc, Culla, Spain, video La Raya, Cine Independiente

2012
-Museum Dan Tanah Liat, Jogjakarta, Indonesia, 25 Years Maldoror Stichting
-Centre Camille Claudel, Clermont Ferrand, France, Festival Musiques Démesurée, exhibition graphic scores
-PuntWG, Amsterdam, Genetic Choir, performance textworks,
-Das Spectrum, Utrecht, Image_Source_Sound: exhibition and live textworks- drawing performance in Gaudeamus Muziekweek
-Quartair, The Hague, Voorbij le cadavre exquís, exhibition en music performance  textworks

2011
-Enemy, Chicago, release concert Requited journal, Issue 6, performance “La memoria y el olvido” programmed for laptop by Angel Faraldo
-M4 gastatelier, Tetterodecomplex, Amsterdam, M4 Notations LAB
-Nau Coclea, Camallera, Catalunya, Spain, E la nave va
-Stichting Ruimtevaart, The Hague, Panoramaal
-Aguilar branch New York Public Library, New York, Last Book Project, Project Luis Camnitzer
-Studio Loos, The Hague, MoPS, Music performance textworks with composer Anne Wellmer and 5 singers

2010
-Zentral Bibliothek, Zürich, Project Luis Camnitzer,
-ARCO 2010, booth La Rara, Madrid

2009
-Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Off the record
-ARCO 2009, Galería Tomás March, Madrid
-Museum for overbodig beleid, travelling exhibition, various state buildings, The Nederlands

2008
-MACBA, Barcelona, Centre d´Estudis y Documentació, Possibilitat d´acció. La vida de  la partitura
-ARCO 2008, booth Galería Tomás March, Madrid
-Madremanya, Spain, MaMa festival, installation ´Cibeles´
-Biblioteca Nacional, Buenas Aires, Argentina, Last Book Project, project Luis Camnitzer

2007
-Nest, The Hague, Voorstelvoor, installation ´De weg van Hellas´,
-ARCO 2007, booth Galería Tomás March, Madrid

2006
-Atelier as supermedium, The Hague, By date or by relevance, (with Christopher Williams)
ARCO 2006, Galería Tomás March, Madrid

2005
-Biblioteca Jaume Fuster, Barcelona, Biblioteca utópica
-Fotópsia 6, Castellbisbal

2004
-Hangar, Barcelona, Lo público contra la publicidad

2003
-Stroom Den Haag at Quartair, The Hague, De stand van zaken 3
-Galeria Antonio de Barnola, Barcelona, Sobre papel

2002
-Stroom Den Haag at De Illusie, The Hague, De stand van zaken
-Galería Milagros L. Delicado, Cádiz, Spain, 6 dibujantes

2001
-Galerie Maurits van de Laar, The Hague, De verzamelaar in het atelier
-Museo de la Virreina, Barcelona, Vosté está aquí, Bienal de Barcelona

2000
-Bienal de Vic, Vic, Spain
-Galeria Alejandro Sales, Barcelona, Artistas de la Galería Tomás March
-Art Basel, booth Tomas March, Basel

1998
-Museo de Belles Artes, Oviedo, Spain, VII Bienal de arte de Oviedo

1997
-Portaferrisa 7, Barcelona, Se alquila III

1996
-Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Stadscollectie
-Kunsthal, Rotterdam, Zuid Hollandse Kunst

1995
-Stroom Den Haag at Quartair, The Hague, De horizon achterna

1989
-Voormalige Staatsdrukkerij, The Hague, Druk7Atmosfeer

1986
-Stedelijk Museum, Gouda, Ongekend

1984
-Galerie Kranendonk, The Hague
-De Muzeval, Emmen

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018
-Vrouwen van Museum Gouda, Hedy d’Ancona kiest 11 kunstenaressen, p 11

2015
-Magazine De As issue 190, Noam Chomsky, p 38-39

2014
-Magazine Extaze issue 11, Mystiek, all images

2013
-DH///, book, publ. Stroom hcbk, The Hague, p 159
Apen, beren, krakers en kunstenaars, book, publ. Vereniging Alte Wik, The Hague, p. 68-71

2012
-De Nieuwe, issue 27, Kees Koome: De geesten van Tanja Smit, p 27-28
-Werkplaats, book Photographer Claartje ten Have, cover and p 42-55

2011
-Una nau enmig del blat, book publ. Nau Côclea, Catalunya, Spain, page 97-99
-MoPS, programme Studio Loos, The Hague

2010
-DH//, book publ. Stroom hcbk, text George Vermij, p 41

2009
-Off the record, catalogue Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, p 68-71

2008
-Drawing on writing, book, project Serge Onnen, publication Jandl books, NY, p22+ 47
-Possibility of Accion, The Life of the Score, publication MACBA, Barcelona, page 8
-Catalonia today newspaper: A philosopher of images, interview Marcela Topor in  Spain, 17/07/08

2007
-Fantasmas y fantasmagorias, unpublished text, Roland Groenenboom

2006
-The HTV 61, ‘shadows’, 2 drawings in magazine
-Exil und moderne, programme concert series Ensemble Chronophonie, Freiburg,  Germany
-Libro de Fantasmas / Book of Ghosts, artist´s book T.S., publication Nau Coclea, Centre de Creació Contemporània, Camallera, Spain

2005
-S.O.S. EmerginSumerginArt Nº6, drawing T.S. in magazine
-Avuí: Llibres al margen de la lectura, text Pilar Parcerisas in newspaper, Spain
-Het onder_gewone, book publ. Stroom hcbk, p 116-117, text Veronica Hekking
-Grensverlies, book publ. Stroom hcbk, p 2
-Biblioteca Utópica, publication exhibition, publ. municipality Barcelon
-Fotopsia, catalogue, p 9-10

2004
-S.O.S. EmerginSumerginArt Nº5, drawing T.S. in magazine, p 8

2003
-Hide en seek, catalogue solo exhibition, text Anna Guarr
-El País, El escondite de Tanja Smit, article Vicente Jarque, supplement Babelia,15/03/03
-El Mundo, Tanja Smit, article José Luis Clemente, supplement El Cultural 13/03/0
-El Diario Levante, La importancia de lo secundario. Tanja Smit, text Alvaro de los Angeles in supplement Arte, 04/04/03

2002
-Primavera Fotografica 2002 catalogue, p 56

2001
-Vostè está aquí, catalogue Barcelona Art Report, text Chus Martinez´Tanja Smit,  Pizarras con Violeta´, p 125-128, p 259-260

2000
-b-guided, magazine Barcelona, p 22-23

1999
-El Pais, Tanja Smit, mundos de papel, article Jaume Vidal,
-Tanja Smit, pinturas y dibujos, catalogue publ. Galería Tomás March, text Rosa Queralt
-VII Bienal de Oviedo, catalogue, p 100-101, p 154

1996
-Stadscollectie, artist´s book, publication Gemeentemuseum, The Hague
-Drama, Tanja Smit y Pilar Burquet, publication duo exhibition, text Cristina Zabala

1995
-De horizon achterna, publication trio exhibition, text Hans Oerlemans

1993
-NRC Handelsblad, Tanja Smit, text Paul Steenhuis,
-Mirobolant, publication Barcelona galeries, p 12-13

GRANTS

2018
-Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, Pro-subsidie

2016+2017
-Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, SPOT-subsidie

2013
-Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, Pro-subsidie

2011
-Gemeente Den Haag, The Hague, Broedplaatssubsidie
-Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, SPOT-subsidie

2007-2012
-Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam, Basisstipendium

2006
-Nau Coclea, Camallera, Spain, production subsidy
-Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, Pro-subsidie

2003-2006
-Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam, Basisstipendium

1996-2002
-Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam, Basisstipendium

1993
-Fonds BKVB, Amsterdam, materiaalsubsidie
-Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, exchange grant

RESIDENCIES

2018
-CEAC, Xiamen, China, 3 months

2016
-Mas de la Vila, Atzeneta, Spain, 1 month

2013-2015
-Collblanc, Culla, Spain, 3 x 1 month

2012-2013
-El Tossal, Culla, Spain, 2 x 1 month

2003-2009
-Barcelona, Spain, lived and worked

2005
-Nau Coclea, Camallera, Catalunya, Spain, 1 month

2004-2005
-Experimentém, Barcelona, 6 months

2003-2004
-Hangar, Barcelona, 6 months

2001
-Luxus, The Hague, 2 months

2000
-New York, 3 months, various locations

1993-2000
-Barcelona, Spain, lived and worked

1996
-Raval de Crist, Tortosa, Spain, 3 months

1994
-Fundación Rodrigues Acosta, Granada, 1 month

1991
-Molières, France, 1,5 month

1986+1990
-Baranda, former Yugoslavia, 2 x 1,5 month

EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL STUDIES

2018
-Cheng Lao shi, Xiamen, China, Classical Chinese painting and calligraphy

2016
-Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, Writing, study group

2009
-W139, Amsterdam, reading group Lyotard
-W139, Amsterdam, reading group Bataille

2007
-MACBA, Barcelona, workshop performance with Joan Jonas

2004
-Hangar, Spain, workshop on Walter Benjamin with Eric Beltran
-MACBA, Barcelona, workshop fim analysis with Harun Farocki and Roger M. Buergel

1994-1995
-Zen dojo, Barcelona, workshops Zen calligraphy, with Jaques Foussadier

1979-1984
-KABK, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague, MA Painting

TEACHING AND LECTURES

Currently
-(from 2013) KABK Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague, Artium Practicum
-(from 2010) Studio, The Hague, lessons, courses, workshops

2019
-Koorenhuis, The Hague, masterclass

2018
-Xiamen University Art Department, workshops and lecture
-Museum Gouda, lecture

2016-2017
-Apprentices Masters Project, Kunstpodium-T, Tilburg, Netherlands, mentorship

2017
-Atelier Anders Bekeken, The Hague, workshops
-Art-s-cool, The Hague, workshops
-De DCR, workshop

2016
-Maris College, The Hague, Holland, workshops

2015
-Dosdetres Taller, Castellón, Spain, workshop

2014
-La Marineta, Mollét del Vallés, Spain, workshop
-Biblioteca Municipal, Atzeneta, Spain, workshop
-Escola Municipal, Culla, Spain workshop

2013
-Hangar, Barcelona, Spain, workshop
-Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam, Orientation Course

2011+2012
-Art-s-cool, The Hague, workshops

2010+2011
-KABK, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Hague, guest lectures Foundation Course

2006-2010
-Cumbria Art Istitute, Carlisle, UK, 4 x 1 week guest lectures Barcelona, Foundation Course

2009
-Universitat de Barcelona, lecture Language Dpt.

2006-2008
-Escola Massana, Barcelona, 5 courses Massana Permanent

2008
-Escola Massana, Barcelona, lecture
-Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam, lecture

2006
-Biblioteca Jaume Fuster, Barcelona, lecture
-Atelier al supermedium 06, The Hague, lecture
-Espai EArt, Barcelona, lecture

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