Tanja Engelberts: Ondertussen (In the mean time), Stroom, The Hague

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In Stroom’s project room artists show aspects of the projects that keep them busy. In this case Tanja Engelberts has

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been in Wyoming in the United States. She is interested in the creation story of the Crow, a native American

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people. In that story the wind blows mud into the air to make land. Engelberts made long walks in the

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Wyoming landscape. She also met Grant Bulltail, one of the last story tellers of the Crow. The presentation is sympathetic,

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simple and small, but probably too simple and small. It doesn’t add much more to the idea that Engelberts has

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been in a far off country, with a strange language and in a landscape dictated by wind and weather.

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(Click on the pictures to enlarge)

Bertus Pieters

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