Kotare Research and Education for Social Change Trust

Warmly invite you to join us for this exhibition opening and events.

Political Poster Art in Aotearoa

Opening: Tuesday 20th September  5pm-7pm

ArtStation Gallery   -1 Ponsonby Rd, Newtown, Auckland

Kotare’s exhibition of political posters, “Art/Movement”, celebrates the creative force of flaxroot activism: the passionate energy of those working for justice in Aotearoa as embodied in the power, beauty and humour of street poster art.

Highlighting a variety of key themes in the Kotare collection, the exhibition at the ArtStation Gallery features over 100 posters on honouring te Tiriti o Waitangi, anti-racism/anti-apartheid, unemployed workers’ rights, feminism, peace, environmentalism, and education.

Come along and be inspired!

Supporting events at the gallery

20 September, 5-7pm, exhibition opening

22 September, school students’ talk with Elizabeth Rankin (Professor of Art History, University of Auckland) and Sue Berman (Kotare)

24 September, 2-3pm, “The people behind the posters”, oral history presentation with Sue Berman (Kotare)

24 September, “Silkscreen political posters: design and print”, workshop with Jarad Bryant (ArtStation – requires booking and fee)

1 October, 2-4pm, “Dare to struggle, dare to sing”, Sue Berman  and the Kotare crew: BYO stories, posters, and banners.

Postcard reprints of selected posters will be available for sale. There is an  opportunity also to purchase a limited edition silk screened poster by Christchurch political artist and historian Jared Davidson.

Details will be available on the website : www.kotare.org.nz/Political_Poster_Exhibition

Orders and enquires to research@kotare.org.nz

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