the Armoured Car
as the "Peace Car through Europe"
1990 - 2008

 
IMPORTANT BUT
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THE ARTIST'S
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images later
videotape available
fragments viewable on Monash University site

First apearance of the vehicle in performance of "the Battlefield" in the Assembly Hall of the Australia Defence Force Academy (ADFA), Canberra, 1990
 

 

 

 

the armoured car in the foyer of the Fodor Museum, Amsterdam,
1990

 

 

 

 

 

 

the armoured car - occupied & ready - in the foyer of the Fodor Museum, Amsterdam,
1990

   

 

 

crossing Vizelstraat, central Amsterdam, 1990

 

 

the next 3 photographs taken by Caitlin Hilscher, Amsterdam

 

 

crossing Vizelstraat, central Amsterdam, 1990

   

 

 

 

crossing the Skinny Bridge, Amsterdam, 1990

 

 

 


 

 
Postdamerstrasse, Berlin,
October 1990
remaining fragment of the original Berlin wall, torn down just months earlier
 
the next 15 photographs were taken by Uwe Arens, Berlin

 
Postdamerstrasse, Berlin,
October 1990
   

 

 

 

 

Postdamerstrasse, Berlin,
October 1990

 

 

the following 4 images give a good sense of the solitude that existed in the area between the two walls separating East from West Berlin - an area known as the 'death strip'.

 

 

 

Postdamer Platz, Berlin,
1990

   

 

 

 


Postdamer Platz, Berlin,
1990
die TodenStreifen -
the death strip

   


 

Postdamer Platz, Berlin,
1990
die TodenStreifen -
the death strip
 


 

 

 

Postdamer Platz, Berlin,
1990
die TodenStreifen -
the death strip;
the Fuhrer Bunker

   


 

 

 

Postdamer Platz, Berlin,
1990
die TodenStreifen -
the death strip;
the Fuhrer Bunker

   



 

 

 


approaching the Brandenberg Tor, the Brandenberg Gate, 1990

 

 

The Brandenberg Gate was being cleaned & repaired by an East German company. I needed permission to enter the zone - for myself & one other - the photographer.
Hopefully this is the last armoured car to traverse the Gate.



 

 

crowd outside the restricted zone of the Brandenberh Gate, 1990

   


 

 

 

the Brandenberg Tor, the Brandenberg Gate, 1990

   


 

 

 

exiting the Brandenberg Tor, the Brandenberg Gate, 1990

   


 

 

 

exiting the Brandenberg Tor, the Brandenberg Gate, 1990

   


 

 

 

approaching the Reichstag steps, 1990

   
 


 

at the steps of the Reichstag, 1990
       
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