Silkscreen poster shows three men. Two have their fists raised. The other one appears to have a bandage around his head. Title and image is in black and the subtitle is in white. Ink fades from brownish black to black from top to bottom.
MEDU Art Ensemble (Gaborone, Botswana)
South African Allied Workers UnionLabor unions, BlackSerigraphySouth Africa
The Medu Arts Ensemble was an Anti-Apartheid resistance art movement that operated in Gaborone, Botswana. (Medu is the Pedi word for "roots.") Membership consisted of South African exiles and western sympathizers, and included five artistic units: photography, film and theatre, music, graphic art, and publications and research. The visual arts unit membership consisted of: Thami Mnyele, Miles Pelo, Heinz, Judy Seidman, Gordon Metz, Albio, Theresa Gonzales, Philip Segola, and Lentswe Mokgatle. From 1979-1985, the Medu graphic arts unit produced over fifty anti-Apartheid posters. These posters were smuggled into South African and posted throughout the black townships. The South African Allied Workers Union formed in 1979 as an offshoot of the Black Allied Workers Union.http://www.sahistory.org.za/topic/black-allied-workers-union-bawu
1 poster : black and white ; 61 x 43 cm