Tanja Deman

visual artist, filmmaker

Hamburg, DE


Tanja Deman (b. 1982, Split, Croatia) is a visual artist and a film director.

Tanja's works, incorporating photography, collage, film and public art, are evocative meditations on urban space and landscape. Since 2015 her work has been focused on the topics of natural environment, ecology and climate crisis.

Tanja’s artworks have been exhibited in a large number of exhibitions including, 15th Venice Biennial of Architecture, National Croatian Pavilion; Kunstmuseum Bonn; Museum of Contemporary Art Zagreb; Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka; Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna; Central House of Artists, Moscow; MUNTREF Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Buenos Aires; TENT, Rotterdam;  Unseen, Amsterdam; International Film Festival Rotterdam; Galerie Reflex, Amsterdam; Museum of African Design, Johannesburg. Many of her works are part of public and private art collections.

Tanja obtained a BFA and MFA in Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts Zagreb and MA in Lens-based Medi at Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam. She lives and works in Hamburg.