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The terrible events of the year 1917 are engraved in our collective memory. A series of explosions created a huge man-made earthquake and soldiers fought not only against the enemy but also against the mud.

The Third Battle of Ypres, also known as the Battle of Passchendaele, destroyed the landscape and cost countless human lives. The landscape of Flanders Fields still tells the story of Passchendaele.

ComingWorldRememberMe Art project

At a series of workshops, a sculpture will be made for each of the 600,000 victims who fell in Belgium, indicating the name of the deceased and the maker of the sculpture. In 2018 all the sculptures will become part of a land art project in No Man’s Land at Ypres under the enthusiastic leadership of the internationally recognised artist Koen Vanmechelen. Attend one of the workshops in Nieuwpoort or Ypres to make a sculpture.

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Passchendaele Gallery

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