Henri van Zanten

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Henri Carel van Zanten (March 18, 1957 – May 22, 2020) was a Dutch artist. He was born in Rotterdam.

Van Zanten started working under the Stanislavski method. His mentor was the Belgian theatre reformer Jan Decorte. Van Zanten was active from 1982 as an artist, actor and director. He was known for his street art and directing many art movies.[1]. He called himself an "omni artist". His best known work was ʼuʼ.

Van Zanten died on May 22, 2020 in Berlin at the age of 63.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. (in Dutch) Rotterdamse underground in actie op gevarieerde muziekmarathon; Een minuutje voor een geluidscollage, Hester Carvalho, NRC Handelsblad, 25 September 1993
  2. Joke Beeckmans, "'Omniartiest' Henri van Zanten overleden, Theaterkrant May 26, 2020.(in Dutch)