Artwork:La Nouvelle Liberté

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Joseph-Francis Sumégné Link back to Creator infobox template wikidata:Q3184249
Joseph-Francis Sumégné
Alternative names Joseph Francis Sumegne

Cameroonian artist

Date of birth
Location of birth Bamenjoun
Work location Cameroon
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Title La Nouvelle Liberté (The new liberty)
La Nouvelle Liberté (the new statue of liberty) is a public artwork by Joseph-Francis Sumégné located in the roundabout Deïdo in Douala, Cameroon and commissioned and produced by by doual'art in 1996. A twelve meter monumental sculpture produced with recycled materials and positioned in the main roundabout of the neighborhood of Deïdo.
Medium Sculpture made with recycled materials
Dimensions 12 meters high, 5 m diameters, 8 tons.
Deïdo, Douala, Cameroon
Camera location 4° 03′ 51.2″ N, 9° 42′ 24.97″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap. View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earth info
Object history The work was commissioned by
doual'art Link back to Institution infobox template wikidata:Q1051789
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Native name doual'art
Location Douala, Cameroon
Authority control
The artwork was inaugurated in 1996. The artwork – and in particular the square around it – was restored in 2007 in the occasion of the SUD Salon Urbain de Douala 2007.
Exhibition history The artwork was presented during
SUD Salon Urbain de Douala 2007 Link back to Institution infobox template wikidata:Q3943968
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Native name SUD Salon Urbain de Douala
Location Douala, Cameroon
Established First edition 2007
Authority control
Notes Public artwork, monument.
References Joseph-Francis Sumégné, La Nouvelle Liberté, Douala, 1996 on doual'art website.
Source/Photographer doual'art]
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