A striking appearance happened at Marwick Head exactly hundred years after HMS Hampshire had struck a mine on that same spot. Koen Broucke captured this in a series of paintings. As a Research Fellow at the Glasgow School of Art he’s studying Scottish battlefields with a particular focus on Scapa Flow, the main naval base of the Royal Navy during the two world wars.
This research is, after the exhibition 'The beauty of the war, Waterloo 1815-2015 ‘ (Royal Library Brussels) a second phase of his PhD research project in the Arts. Concepts as the historical sensation and a headstrong methodology with a dialectical game between drawing and walking are crucial in this research.