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Alan Sonfist

Charlemagne Fortification

Charlemagne Fortification
Charlemagne Fortification

The stone wall is representational of a fortification that Charlemagne made around Aachen. Within the fortification is a Celtic fortification, with vegetation from the corresponding time period. As the walls once protected humans, it is now necessary for them to protect the Carolingian forest.

Location: Aachen, Germany collection of the Ludwig Museum
Material: indigenous rocks, plants, earth
Size: 30 ft. diameter

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