Tamara Grcic

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Tamara Grcic in her studio, Frankfurt, 2011, Photo: Bernd Kammerer. 

Tamara Grcic (1964) is an artist based in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. Since 1992, she has had numerous individual and group exhibitions in Germany and abroad: MMK2 Frankfurt; Joaneum Graz; 53. Biennale di Venezia; Fotohof Salzburg; FRAC Bordeaux; Kunstmuseum Bonn; Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck; Kunsthalle Bern; Kunst-Werke Berlin; Kunsthalle St. Gallen; Kunsthalle Fridericianum Kassel; Bonner Kunstverein; Portikus Frankfurt/Main; Barbara Gross gallery , Munich, etc.

Gaggiandre, 2009 53. Biennale di Venezia 17 liferafts, 17 microphones, 16 loudspeakers, 8 hornspeakers, spotlights
have you been here before, 2017 soundpiece with 13 compositions for 13 rooms, Opelvillen Rüsselsheim 21 loudspeakers, 20 exciter, spotlights, multichannelsystems, computers, colourfilters, chairs
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  1. […] Tamara Grcic is very interested in the movement of rivers. From the concept of this fluidity, she tells stories that rise and fall away. Her current project will take place beneath the roof of a church. Visitors will walk around the space on specially installed walkways while stories are projected through sound and video. Stories will include memories of those connected with the Danube River. Grcic will work with actors to bring the written text of these stories to life for her artistic soundscape. Grcic’s previous work also incorporates sound. In her piece have you been here before she created 13 sound compositions for 13 rooms. Grcic collected familiar sounds and words that people associated with houses. From these, she wove together a piece that used language for sound rather than meaning. Language, Grcic says, is like a home itself. Every language has its own way of manipulating the mouth creating unique but familiar sounds. Funding for Grcic’s projects sometimes comes from venue budgets. She also creates other work in addition to teaching. […]