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Sign up for our newsletter and become a member . As a member you receive newsletters and with an opportunity to transform bunkers if you so wish. an invite for the general assembly. No strings attached!
Are you an artist who wish to join? We’re working on the artistic project and contact us, please. and you are welcome to do so too.

You sign up to agree with oManifestour project, our previous statutes below:

BunkerLove Association wish to encourage spiritual cohesion for a positive, sustainable future through transformation of the bunkers of the Atlantic wall reaching from North of Norway to South of France. Such transformation can only take place through autonomous yet preferably coordinated activity.

  • BunkerLove Association arranges an annual art exhibition and beach festival somewhere works around the Atlantic Wall bunkers. There is no predefined bunker or country order.
  • Members and others You are encouraged to suggest bunkers and locations that are particularly suited for transformation, we can make a list. Ideal locations involve formations of bunkers along the coast line and an accessible beach suited for a big celebration.
  • BunkerLove Association each year at an annual assembly in March decides and announces the location of the beach festival(s).
  • The association encourages all autonomously driven bunker transformations to register and share pictures and information via www.bunkerlove.com – preferably with bunker number
  • The association encourages All BunkerLove activity to should ensure the blessings of authorities and neighbors. BunkerLove is an art project and the people involved are responsible for themselves not be held responsible for any activity beyond the official arrangements.
  • If the association has profits, members can apply for financial grants for materials for bunker transformations (motivation and design draft attached).
  • If the association has profits, members can apply for financial grants in support of BunkerLove festivals to be held in alignment with the official dates – including the invitation of artists and musicians/ performers.
  • If granted financial support you are required to share information at and invite the public through Bunkerlove.com status: We no longer have a bank account.
  • Any activity associated with BunkerLove – be it the creation of bunker art or festival activity – must leave no trace in Nature (bunkers only).
  • If the association for any reason closes down, any capital will benefit the Livia Foundation which supports new ways of conflict resolution.

BunkerLove is an art project without a postal address
We have made festivals in North Denmark

  • Furreby near Løkken (2012 Pilot, 2013 People’s, 2014 Free)
  • Hirtshals (2013 Alert, 2014 Rainbow)
  • Grønhøj (2013 Chilled)

The photo exhibition Something is Rotten in the State of Denmark from 2013 has been to Aalborg (Nordkraft), Jammerbugt Rådhus, Museumscenter Hanstholm, Hjørring bibliotek. The exhibit material is out of our hands, it went missing. BunkerLove also attended Kulturmødet Mors and Landshape festival, and made a climbing event with Løkken Boulders.

And beyond
Fraction based BunkerLove events have taken place in Copenhagen (2014 Dome of visions – Together in Small Spaces),  and in Silkeborg (2016 Silkeborg Bad – Ceremony for bunkers). We have awesome artist friends in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, France, The UK, Germany, Lithuania, Portugal and other places. The participating artists represent both Europe and other continents.

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5 comments to “Join

  1. Dear Ladies and Gentlemen,

    my name is Simon Plentz and I study interior design at the university of applied sciences, technology, business and design in Wismar (Germany).
    Through to the last semesters my interest in converting spaces, especially bunkers and then those of the atlantic wall, has increased and I am finally close to start my master thesis on that topic.

    I’m not so sure if this is a good idea for don’t know how the danish people think about the bunkers my forefathers built against their will some 70 years ago when they occupied your country.
    Still you are reminded of that time by dozens of bunkers that outlast time and the forces of nature. No one carried them away yet and only some bunkers got a new function, most as a museum like yours, and I wonder why that is.

    Last week me and my wife had some kind of a bunker expedition tour along the west cost of denmark starting in Blavland on wednesday until we reached Hirtshals on saturday to get more information about the topic.

    When looking for further information I was happy to find your very ambitious project and your website and I wonder if you can help me finding answers to some questions I have:

    1. If I get it right your plan is to transform all the bunkers of the atlantic wall. Why is it then that your projects have been temporary so far?

    2. What do the danish people think about the bunkers nowadays, what about converting bunkers to another use and what about your project?

    3. Do you know about projects where bunkers were converted to another use appart from yor own projects?

    It made me speechless to see that there are even much more bunkers in Denmark than I thought.
    And they are in very different conditions. Some are in the sea for the coast-line changed and salt water, sand and wind destroys them slowly but steadily, some fall from the dunes and will meet the same fate, some are burried under the sand, there are even some who are still not found after 70 years, but some are in quite good condition, not burried, and too far from the coast-line to be attacked by the forces of the sea.

    4. Do you know about such places in Denmark with bunkers in good condition, as they are to be found in Hanstholm (“Batterie 1”) and Hirtshals (nearby the lighthouse) for example?

    I will be so glad if you can help me out with further information about bunkers at the danish coastline, bunker converting projects, construction plans, and thoughts the danish have about german-built bunkers and their relation to the german people nowadays.

    Best regards,

    Simon Plentz

    Maybe your are even more familiar with the german language?

    Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren,
    meine Name ist Simon Plentz und ich studiere Innenarchitektur an der Hochschule für angewandte Wissenschaften, Technologie, Wirtschaft und Design in Wismar (Deutschland).
    Während der letzten Semester ist mein Interesse an der Umnutzung von Räumen, speziell der Umnutzung von Bunkern und dann denen des Atlantikwalls, stetig gestiegen
    und ich stehe kurz davor mich in meiner Abschlussarbeit (Master-Thesis) mit diesem Thema auseinanderzusetzen.

    Ich bin mir nicht sicher ob das so eine gute Idee ist, denn ich weiß nicht wie die Dänen über die Bunker denken, die meine Vorfahren vor über 70 Jahre gegen deren Willen gebaut haben nachdem Sie Ihr Land eingenommen haben.
    Immer noch werden Sie von Dutzenden Bunkern, die der Zeit und den Naturgewalten getrotzt haben, an diese Zeit erinnert.
    Niemand hat sie beseitigt und nur wenige sind bisher umgenutzt worden, meistens zu Museen, und ich frage mich, warum das so ist.

    In der vergangenen Woche habe ich mit meiner Frau eine Art Bunker-Expeditions-Tour gemacht, beginnend in Blavland am Mittwoch bis wir am Samstag in Hirtshals angekommen sind, um mehr Informationen zu diesem Thema zu bekommen.

    Bei der weiteren Recherche bin ich glücklicherweise auf Ihr Projekt und Ihre Website gestoßen und ich frage mich, ob Sie mir dabei helfen können einige Fragen zu beantworten:

    1. Wenn ich es richtig verstehe wollen sie alle Bunker des Atlantikwalls verwandeln. Wieso sind Ihre bisherigen Projekte dann aber nur temporär gewesen?

    2. Was denken die Dänen heute über die Bunker, was halten Sie von der Umnutzung von Bunkern und was von Ihrem Projekt?

    3. Sind Ihnen nicht-eigene Umnutzungs-Projekte bekannt?

    Ich bin sprachlos gewesen als ich feststellen musste, dass es in Dänemark noch viel mehr bunker gibt, als ich bisher dachte. Und sie befinden sich in ganz verschiedenen Zuständen. Einige befinden sich im Wasser, da sich die Küstenlinie verändert hat und werden langsam aber stetig von Salzwasser, Sand und Wind zerstört, einige fallen von den Dünen und erwarten dasselbe Schicksal, einige sind unter dem Sand vergraben, manche nach 70 Jahren immer noch nicht gefunden worden, aber manche sind in recht gutem Zustand und zu weit weg von der Küste, als dass sie von den Gewalten des Meeres angegriffne werden könnten.

    4. Kennen Sie solche Stellen in Dänemark, wo es Bunker in gutem Zustand gibt, so wie in Hanstholm (“Batterie 1”) und Hirtshals (neben dem Leuchtturm) zum Beispiel?

    Ich wäre wirklich froh, wenn Sie mir mit weiteren Informationen über Bunker an der dänischen Küste, Bunker-Umnutzungs-Projekte, Konstruktionspläne und Gedanken, die die Dänen über von Deutschen gebaute Bunker und Ihre heutige Beziehung zum Deutschen Volk haben, weiter helfen könnten.

    Mit freundlichen Grüßen,

    Simon Plentz

    In dieser Woche will ich eine Tour entlang der dänischen Westküste machen, beginnend in Blavland und dann bis nach Skagen, um mehr Informationen und Antworten auf meine Fragen zu bekommen.
    Als ich Ihre Website besucht habe, freute ich mich, dass einiges auch in deutsch oder englisch zu lesen war, denn leider spreche ich kein dänisch.
    Nichtsdestotrotz weiß ich nicht genau, ob Ihr Museum in dieser Woche geöffnet hat.
    Wenn Sie mir sagen können, ob ich Sie zwischen dem 03.03. und 07.03.2014 besuchen kann, bin ich Ihnen dankbar.
    Haben sie spezielle Preise für Studenten?
    Ich wäre sehr froh, wenn Sie mir mit Informationen zu Bunkern an der dänischen Küste, Bunker-Umnutzungs-Konzepten, Bauplänen
    und Gedanken der Dänen zu von Deutschen gebauten Bunkern und der heutigen Beziehung zu Deutschen Menschen weiterhelfen können.

    Mit freundlichen Grüßen,
    Simon Plentz

    1. Dear Simon, Thank you for your very kind concerns and interest in our project. To briefly answer your questions:
      1) The artistic transformations have been temporary due to the restrictions directed by the Danish Nature Agency, which oversees the coastline. The bunkers are not really ‘owned’ by them or by anyone as far as our research goes, though recommendations have been made to conserve certain batteries.
      2) …. we feel that our project have generally been very well received in Denmark… At the same time we are most aware that Denmark did not suffer as much as many other locations along the Atlantic Wall, which is a big part of why one of our festival goals this summer will be to send out a caravan to explore cultural similarities and differences in approaches and feelings towards the bunkers… We are working on this project and will share the BunkerLove travel plans as they materialise.
      3) Kulturbunker made a nice report about uses of bunkers, the report unfortunately is in Danish, but holds nice images and links in the end which may be of interest to you: http://issuu.com/skjultesteder/docs/kultur_bunker_rapport Another favorite is ‘Split Infinity’, see http://www.raaaf.nl/nl/projects/7_bunker_599
      4) The best resources for getting an overview of the Danish bunkers that we’ve come across are privately driven, see for example http://www.atlantikwall.dk/ – it’s in Danish but has sister sites if you google atlantikwall and http://bunkerfotos.dk/?page_id=27

      Your bunker project sounds very interesting. We do have a partnership with Aalborg University and are eager to connect with other academic institutions. If you are interested, you are welcome to contact Ellen Raunsmed from our board, as she coordinates our academic grips – she’s at ellen@bunkerlove.com
      Kind regards Nanna