Mount Obama

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda decided to celebrate the election of Barack Obama, the first Afro American President of the United States, by renaming it highest peak Mount Obama.The ceremony was held on the 4th August 2009 Barack Obama’s 49th birthday.Michael and Imogen were asked to produce a sculptural proposal for a semi permanent monument incorporating a dedication plaque to be located at the base of Mount Obama for the renaming ceremony. The piece was made using local stone salvaged from the historic dockyard at English Harbour and with the ceramic plaque recessed into the surface.