This is nothing compared to the casualties and severly injured people caused by falling trees and collapsing tents at the very popular Pukkelpop music festival in our country some 30 KM from here.
I'm keeping a branch and will turn into a sculpture.
The rest of the wood will more likely end up this way...
Le Vent des Fôrets
an installation by Richard Kunz
Tricolore - 2000
The artworks of the year 2000 at 'Le Vent des Fôrets' resulted from a heavy winter storm on boxing day 1999. The forest was closed for safety, all the artworks made in 2000 were given locations in and around the surrounding villages.
In a few years our weeping willow will be beautiful again... willows are fast growers. But the people who lost their lives won't come back...