Posters in Peace and Conflict

Date: 03/06/2015 11:27

At 4pm, on Friday, June 12, the Linen Hall Library will host a lecture by Lincoln Cushing. Through a selection of late 20th century posters from the United States, Cuba and China, Cushing will examine the myriad ways that antagonists and protagonists are represented, and the role that posters play in fomenting or defusing conflict situations.

Lincoln Cushing is an archivist and author based in Berkeley, California who documents, catalogues, and disseminates oppositional political culture of the late 20th century. His books include Revolucion! Cuban Poster, Agitate! Educate! Organize! - American Labor Posters and All Of Us Or None — Poster Art of the San Francisco Bay Area. His work can be seen at docspopuli.org.

This event is free.

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