Self Portrait with Emily, Twig Farm, West Cornwall, Vermont



Tanja Hollander is an artist who works with photography, video, social media and data to understand cultural and visual relationships.

She was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1972 and received a B.A. in photography, film, and feminist studies from Hampshire College in 1994. Are you really my friend? debuted in it’s entirety as an exhibition, short documentary and book for a year at MASS MoCA in 2017. Sections were recently exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston), Portland Museum of Art (Maine), Virei Viral (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), and the Carl-Schurz-Haus (Freiberg, Germany). Receiving international media attention for the project, Hollander was invited to give a TEDxDirigo talk in 2012 and has lectured extensively at Demanio Marittimo.Km-278 (Marzocca, Italy), the University of Maryland, Clemson University, SXSW, and Facebook headquarters. She is currently a resident of Auburn, Maine.