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Gay Mardi Gras : Feb 1983 : Community Arts Project / Booth
Bib ID 6389070
Format PicturePicture [still image, sheet]
Author
Booth, Allan, 1959-1990, artist
 
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Description [Sydney] : Community Arts Project, 1983 
1 poster : colour ; 72 x 50 cm 
Summary

Silkscreen poster of artwork depicting the silhouette of buildings in Sydney, including the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Tower, etc. in Sydney CBD area, with a background of the night sky. A gay rights symbol inverted pink triangle superimposed on a yellow circle floats above the buildings.

Biography/History

The Sydney Mardi Gras grew from gay rights marches in 1978, and is an annual LGBT pride parade and festival. In 1983 44 floats participated and the parade attracted 20,000 onlookers.

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Subjects Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras -- Posters  |  Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, (1983 : Sydney, N.S.W.) -- Posters  |  Homosexuality -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Lesbianism -- Australia -- Posters.  |  Festivals -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Posters.  |  Posters -- Australia.  |  Posters, Australian.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Community Arts Project (Sydney, N.S.W.) issuing body
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Gay Mardi Gras : February 1983

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Exhibited Exhibited: NLA Treasures Gallery, Treasures, The Sell: Australian advertising 1790’s to 1990’s, 23 November 2016 – 25 April 2017 

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