Œuvre d'art public


Studios Hooper &  Darren Byers, CREDO, 2008
Hampton, NB, Canada
Alternate title: 
John Peters Humphrey Sculpture
Artwork creator(s): 
Hooper Studios; Byers, Darren
Text author(s): 
Humphrey, John Peters
Installation year: 

Banc semi-circulaire évoquant les Nations Unies, on retrouve un homme assis avec un jeune homme. Sur l'un des monolithes, on retrouve des articles de la Déclaration Universelle des droits de l'homme, l'autre sert de fontaine.

Text of the artwork: 

Article 1.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.


Article 2.

Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the country or territory to which a person belongs, whether it be independent, trust, non-self-governing or under any other limitation of sovereignty.


Article 3.

Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.



Article 4.

No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms


4 articles de la Déclaration Universelle des droits de l’homme (rédigée par M. Humphrey en 1946)

Text theme: 
Droits humains
La Ville d'Hampton présente officiellement le monument commémoratif en l’honneur de John Peters Humphrey, Cap Acadie, 15 juin 2008.

Chacun des textes est écrit dans une des langues différentes du Nouveau-Brunswick (Anglais, Français, Mi’kmaq et Maliseet-Passamaquoddy).


Le banc semi-circulaire symbolise les Nations-Unies

Ville de Hampton