Cartographic research at the Belgian Army archives

Process
26-05-2010

In the process of developing #Plant, a public art project installed in a military heritage area, I visited two archives of the Belgian Army to research the cartography of defence lines. On the attached map, bunkers are indicated with dots, the thicker lines are an anti-tank canal, and the yellow triangles are the fields of fire. It occurred to me that visually, this giant war machine looks almost organic, which inspired me for the further development of the #Plant project.

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