Noviomagus, 2005

The future has a long history

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Public sculpture. Valkhof Museum, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

A monument celebrating 2000 years of the City of Nijmegen. Noviomagus was the Roman name of this city.

A sundial placed at the archeological site Kelfekenbos square . A bronze turtle functions as gnomon, with its shadow slowly crossing the square.

Sundial: Granite and bronze, 1000 x 73 x 73 cm

Hours: 12 bronze bricks, each 8 x 24 x 12 cm

Collaboration with Rutger Fuchs

Commissioned by the City of Nijmegen

Architecture by UN Studio / Ben van Berkel

Photos by Allard Bovenberg