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White on black [picture] : the annihilation of Aboriginal people and their culture cannot be separated from the destruction of nature
Bib ID 6150926
Format PicturePicture
Author
Shiels, Julie, 1954-, artist
 
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Description Melbourne : Another Planet Posters, [1988] 
1 poster : col. ill. ; 64 x 84 cm. 
Series

Another Planet Posters collection.

Summary

A colour screenprint on white paper, depicting scenes of contact between Indigenous Australians and British soldiers. In the foreground a solider is shown in the act of shooting an indigenous person, with who is falling backwards with their hands in the air with the bodies of dead animals, while in the background two groups are shown shaking hands. Set in a beautiful and brightly coloured bush setting. Poster is enclosed by a black and white border which contains the titles in blue lettering.

Notes

This poster was funded by the Visual Arts Board, Australia Council.

This item contains language, words and descriptions that may be considered offensive or distressing. These words reflect the attitude of the period in which the item was written and/or that of its author.

POSTER 2022-4969 copy Digital master available National Library of Australia

Subjects Shiels, Julie, 1954- -- Posters.  |  Another Planet Posters Inc. -- Posters.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of -- Posters.  |  Genocide -- Australia -- History -- Posters.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- First contact with Europeans -- Posters.  |  Australia -- Race relations -- History.  |  Conservation of natural resources -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australia -- Colonization -- Posters.  |  Australia -- Posters.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Another Planet Posters
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