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There meanings are forgotten, but these sculptures show that useless wars can bring something forward that's worth to remember even in there current conditions!

There meanings are forgotten, but these sculptures show that useless wars can bring something forward that's worth to remember even in there current conditions!

Singing Ringing Tree in Lancashire England is a sculpture made of steel pipes which resonate with the wind and have been tuned by adding holes. Photo by Tony Worrall Foto.

Singing Ringing Tree in Lancashire England is a sculpture made of steel pipes which resonate with the wind and have been tuned by adding holes. Photo by Tony Worrall Foto.

During the 1960s and 70s, thousands of monuments commemorating the Second World War called ‘Spomeniks’ were built throughout the former Yugoslavia; monumental sculptures with angular geometry echoing the shapes of flowers, crystals, viruses or DNA. Antwerp-based photographer Jan Kempenaers travelled the Balkans photographing these objects.

During the 1960s and 70s, thousands of monuments commemorating the Second World War called ‘Spomeniks’ were built throughout the former Yugoslavia; monumental sculptures with angular geometry echoing the shapes of flowers, crystals, viruses or DNA. Antwerp-based photographer Jan Kempenaers travelled the Balkans photographing these objects.

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Spomenik (Monument) - These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the and to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place, or where concentration camps stood.

Jan Kempenaers - Spomenik by Willem Jan Neutelings http://www.amazon.com/dp/9077459502/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Mhddxb15ETD5H

Jan Kempenaers - Spomenik by Willem Jan Neutelings http://www.amazon.com/dp/9077459502/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Mhddxb15ETD5H

25 Abandoned Yugoslavia Monuments that look like they're from the Future.  Built in the 1960s and 70's to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place.

25 Abandoned Yugoslavia Monuments that look like they're from the Future. Built in the 1960s and 70's to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place.

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