Tanya von Barnau Sythoff
area: Fine Arts
recommending institutionfreiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL
time periodFebruary 2015 - February 2015
Tanya von Barnau Sythoff (b. 1959) is a Dutch artist from Berlin.
In the 1980s she completed her studies at AKI in Enschede and moved, after a period in the northern Italian region near Milan, to Amsterdam.
In 1988 she co-founded the artists initiative A.I.R. (Artist international Research), curating a number of its exhibitions (expo ergo sum).
Her works deals with the border between the private and the public in a variety of ways (drawing, linocut, painting, photography, installation). Her exhibition project Boudoir (1993) did not go unnoticed.
For United Nations extended (The Vienna Dialogue) she looks back to year 1972 when she lived in the Middle East with her family as her father, an officer, served with U.N.T.S.O.
Ochtrup / Villa Weiner
Almere / Aleph with Titus Nolte
Berlin / Barak with Daniela Risch
Amsterdam / A.I.R. with 9 artists "Boudoir"
Berlin / RH75 with Herman Verpalen
Berlin / Rosalux
De Groene Amsterdammer, by Ole Bouman
Ruimte (Dutch art magazine) "Het Boudoir ", by Iris Dik 1992 (4)
1994 - 2000
team member, Foster and partners, Rebuilding the Reichstag
1988 - 1993
artists initiative and space A.I.R., with B. Raaijman, P. Schoutsen, L. Heldens, W. Hooghwinkel, among others, in Amsterdam
publication about "shame" in Ruimte
lecture "Le pardon de Pont Aven"