Tanja Smit’s project is to read the world. Her paintings, drawings and textworks – manual repetitive interventions in newspapers, magazines and books – are the result of open working processes in which new and self-inflicted rules mix with anarchy. New meanings are revealed and constructed upon known surfaces. Some of the pieces undergo a (second) translation into music or video.
The works have been shown widely in Spain, the Netherlands and other countries in solo- and collective exhibitions, including in the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, the MACBA documentation center and La Virreina in Barcelona.
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studio in De DCR
fragment video:The Heart Book
performance video: Of music in language
cooperation with Anne Wellmer
cooperation with Melissa Cruz
cooperation with Angel Faraldo, Marie Guilleray
cooperation with the Genetic Choir
Independant Drawing Initiative
villa la repubblica
The textworks performed: Textworkers
la Rara Artbooks
Workshops artist2artist, Hangar
Galería Tomás March