La Nouvelle Liberté (The new liberty)
La Nouvelle Liberté
(the new statue of liberty) is a public artwork by
located in the roundabout
and commissioned and produced by by
in 1996. A twelve meter monumental sculpture produced with recycled materials and positioned in the main roundabout of the neighborhood of Deïdo.
Sculpture made with recycled materials
12 meters high, 5 m diameters, 8 tons.
Deïdo, Douala, Cameroon
The work was commissioned by
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.
The artwork was presented during
Public artwork, monument.
Joseph-Francis Sumégné, La Nouvelle Liberté, Douala, 1996 on
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Joseph-Francis Sumégné, La Nouvelle Liberté, Douala, 1996 / Photo by [please refer Author above] / Courtesy doual'art / Wikimedia Commons /
The model of La Nouvelle Liberté.
The artist with the model.
The statue as a case study.
All the images on Wikimedia Commons in the category Joseph-Francis Sumégné, La Nouvelle Liberté