Margot Berkman | De Dame en de Zwaan © Berkman en Janssens Gorinchem 2003
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De Dame en de Zwaan © Berkman en Janssens Gorinchem 2003

Measurements: 250 m x 6 m (including 650 m2 tiling)


Masterplan ‘Art in Tunnels’ commissioned by Project Organization Betuweroute, Prorail.


The artwork the ‘Lady with the Swan’ is inspired by the stories of the Knights of Brederode, rulers of Gorinchem. The enormously high viaduct, on the Grote Haarse Kade, is part of the ‘Art in Tunnels’ Master Plan for the Betuweroute Project Organization, in which Margot Berkman examined the crossings in urbanized areas.


In addition to the realization of 7 tunnels with art, artistduo Berkman and Janssens have given art lessons on how they make a design for a work of art for a specific location. Children and adults learned about the historical background of their living environment. The artwork consists of 650m2 of decorated tiles and concrete clinkers with black and white natural stone, 24 columns with decorative painting.



Prorail en Projectorganisatie Betuweroute


Grote Haarse Kade, Gorinchem


ceramic tiles, concrete, granite, marmor, paint




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