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Jorge Omar Pimienta: Our Lady of Libertad

Jorge Omar Pimienta (San Diego, Visual Arts) Graduate

The construction of a 25 foot tall statue of liberty made out of sheet metal, wood, cement and plaster. Created by Colonia Libertad’s iron workers and constructors. Installed at the top of 9th street in the Libertad neighborhood looking over the metal fence that divides the Mexico-U.S. boarder.

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