Mémorial ACTe (Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe)

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Title

Mémorial ACTe (Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe)

Subject

Subject (Topic)
Slavery-Emancipation
Slavery-Abolition
Middle Passage
Transatlantic Slave Trade
Slave Trade
Diaspora
Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe
Subject (Object Type)
History Museums

Description

The museum, housed in a silver-latticework structure on the site of the former Darboussier sugar factory along the Pointe-à-Pitre waterfront, is dedicated to the history of the slave trade and slavery. The museum includes permanent exhibitions devoted to the history of slavery from Antiquity to the present alongside exhibitions of contemporary art by Guadeloupian artists such as Thierry Alet, Bruno Pédurand and Shuk One.

Creator

Atelier Architecture B.M. C. (Berthelot/Micka-Celestine)

Source

Thierry Fundéré/ RCI.FM

Date

Opened to the public: July 7, 2015

Relation

To visit the museum's website, click here.

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Building and Structures

Coverage

Darboussier, 97110, Rue Raspail, Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

Extent

Building: 77,000 sq. ft; Gardens surrounding the museum: 5 acres

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

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Building

Physical Dimensions

Building: 77,000 sq. ft; Gardens surrounding the museum: 5 acres

Collection

Citation

Atelier Architecture B.M. C. (Berthelot/Micka-Celestine), “Mémorial ACTe (Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe),” Contemporary Monuments to the Slave Past, accessed October 27, 2021, https://slaverymonuments.org/items/show/1144.

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