Freedom! Sculpture

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This was a great project to work on. Freedom!, which was a sculpture created by Haitian artists, as a commission for the International Slavery Museum and Christian Aid, resulted in extensive media coverage. Audience reach was 23M and ad value equivalency of the coverage was £153,000. The project was supported by the Arts Council England.

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Freedom! was created by Haitian artists in 2007 for the bicentenary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

Freedom! was created by Haitian artists in 2007 for the bicentenary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

The launch of Freedom! in Port-au-Prince before the sculpture was shipped over to the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool; Photo credit: Kati Byrne
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The launch of Freedom! in Port-au-Prince before the sculpture was shipped over to the International Slavery Museum in Liverpool; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

Celeur, one of the four Haitian artists who created Freedom!

Celeur, one of the four Haitian artists who created Freedom!

Céleur, Eugène and Mario Benjamin - three out of the four Haitian artists who created Freedom!; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

Céleur, Eugène and Mario Benjamin - three out of the four Haitian artists who created Freedom!; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

Guyodo - one out of the four Haitian artists who created Freedom!; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

Guyodo - one out of the four Haitian artists who created Freedom!; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 2006; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

Port-au-Prince, Haiti in 2006; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

one segment of Freedom!; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

one segment of Freedom!; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

one segment of Freedom!; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

one segment of Freedom!; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

colourful Haitian bus on the streets of Port-au-Prince in 2006; Photo credit: Kati Byrne

colourful Haitian bus on the streets of Port-au-Prince in 2006; Photo credit: Kati Byrne