About Tacita Dean

Tacita Dean is British, lives and works in Berlin, and prints her captivating series of images at a specialist printer’s in Amager, a suburb of Copenhagen.

Tacita Dean (b.1965) is best known for her work with analogue 16mm and 35mm art films. Concurrently with this work she has worked with prints, developing a particular love for the photogravure technique.
Dean uses photogravure to transfer photographs to plates used for intaglio printing, which gives the images a distinctive tactile quality. In 2001 she began her co-operation with the specialist printer kobbertrykker Niels Borch Jensen in Copenhagen. The graphic series featured in the exhibition were printed by him.


  • Tacita Dean was born in Canterbury in England in 1965
  • She is a graduate of the Falmouth School of Art and The Slade School of Fine Art
  • She currently lives and works in Berlin
  • Tacita Dean has exhibited her work at solo and group shows throughout the world since 1992.

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Portræt af Tacita Dean.

© Portræt af Tacita Dean. Foto: Jim Rakete

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