Never Again Slavery Statue (Albreda, The Gambia)

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Title

Never Again Slavery Statue (Albreda, The Gambia)

Subject

Subject (Topic)
Slavery-Emancipation
Middle Passage
Transatlantic Slave Trade
Slave Trade
Albreda/Juffureh, The Gambia
Subject (Object Type)
Commemorative sculpture

Description

The work depicts an abstracted human figure, arms outstretched above their head, broken chains hanging from each wrist. Both the frontal and posterior planes of the body are painted black, while the sides of the body are painted white. A geometric, linear symbol is inscribed on the figure's chest. A globe is used for the figure’s head. “Never Again!” Is painted on the base of the work.

Creator

Unknown

Source

Wikipedia Commons

Relation

To read more about the slave trave in Senegal and the Gambia, click here.

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Visual Arts-Sculpture

Coverage

Albreda/Juffureh, The Gambia

Date Created

1998

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Sculpture

Citation

Unknown, “Never Again Slavery Statue (Albreda, The Gambia),” Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past, accessed September 25, 2020, https://www.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/1148.

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