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Tanya von Barnau Sythoff

Tanya von Barnau Sythoff

area: Fine Arts

Key Facts

nationality

Netherlands

area

Fine Arts

residence

Berlin (GER)

recommending institution

freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL

time period

February 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.

installations
1992
Ochtrup / Villa Weiner
1991                            
Almere / Aleph with Titus Nolte

projects
2003
Berlin / Barak with Daniela Risch
1992-1993
Amsterdam / A.I.R. with 9 artists "Boudoir"

exhibitions
2014
Berlin / RH75 with Herman Verpalen
2011
Berlin / Rosalux

reviews
1993-11-13
De Groene Amsterdammer, by Ole Bouman
Ruimte (Dutch art magazine) "Het Boudoir ", by Iris Dik    1992 (4)

other activities
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
1992
publication about "shame" in Ruimte
1987
lecture "Le pardon de Pont Aven"

Tanya von Barnau Sythoff

Projectinfo

Preparing my contribution for the group exhibition "united nations extended - The Vienna Dialog", opening on 12.03.2015 at freiraum quartier21 INTERNATIONAL

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