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Tanja Karreman

After studying History of Art at the University of Amsterdam, Tanja started organising art projects in public space. From 1996 she worked successively as an advisor for art in public space for the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, Province of North Holland, the Governmental Building Service, City of Rotterdam. From 2010 on Tanja advised the Dutch Railways on how to integrate art in the practice of travelling. The past ten years she has been director of Nieuw Dakota, an art space in the North of Amsterdam. In the last two years she have been involved as an advisor to the City Curatorium Amsterdam, established a few years ago to provide solicited and unsolicited advice to the Mayor and City Council Members about art in public space and to breathe new life into the percentage rule and to stimulate art in the major building areas in the city