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Postcard - Boat People, Avant Card, 2002 Image Reg. No: HT 912

Postcard with the slogan 'Boat People' issued by Avant Card in 2002 with photography by Jessica Dobbs. The card advertises the website which is an 'Australian art gang which has been making work about race, nation, borders and history since 2001.'
Card with image of a sailing ship on the ocean with white text running across the bottom of the card.
Acquisition Information:
Collected from Dr Moya McFadzean - Museum Victoria Collections, Research & Exhibitions, 2002
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: postcards, refugees, artists, political protests, graphic design, asylum seekers, detention centres
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MIGRATION
Secondary Classification: Community Activity
Tertiary Classification: protest materials
Inscriptions: On Front: BOAT PEOPLE /
On Back: WE ARE ALL BOAT PEOPLE / ...from the first fleet in 1788, through two centuries of migration, to the / most recent arrivals. As Australians we share a common past and a current / obligation to our fellow human beings. / We are a diverse group of concerned people who have decided to express / our views. Together we have the power to challenge the border panic / encouraged by the rhetoric of fear.
Format: Postcard: Colour
Issued By: Avant Card, Australia, 2002
Organisation Named:, Australia, 2002

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