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

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, materiaalsubsidi
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 she, 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

Currently (from 2010)
Studio, The Hague, lessons, courses, workshops

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, lectur
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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