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NOW YOU HAVE TOUCHED THE WOMEN YOU HAVE STRUCK A ROCK:YOU HAVE DISLODGED A BOULDER;YOU WILL BE CRUSHED.

Theme: You strike the women, you strike the rock!


Call Number: 2618
Identifier: AL2446_2618
Title: NOW YOU HAVE TOUCHED THE WOMEN YOU HAVE STRUCK A ROCK:YOU HAVE DISLODGED A BOULDER;YOU WILL BE CRUSHED.
Date: August 1981
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
MEDU ART ENSEMBLE;
women
Description: This poster is silkscreened in marbled black with green and yellow. It features the image of a woman holding up a piece of broken chain. The text reads: "NOW YOU HAVE TOUCHED THE WOMEN YOU HAVE STRUCK A ROCK:YOU HAVE DISLODGED A BOULDER;YOU WILL BE CRUSHED : 9 AUGUST: S.A. WOMEN'S DAY" Digitised by Specialised Archival Solutions in 2009. Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 11 (number 15) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition. It also appears on page 122 of “Red on Black: The Story of the South African Poster Movement”, SAHA / STE Publishers, 2007.Additionally this poster can be found in the SAHA Exhibition Kit, under Women.Duplicate poster: AL2446_3580.
Creator: Judy Seidman (MEDU ART ENSEMBLE)
Type: Poster
Format: Access image – jpeg
Preservation image – tiff
Source: SAHA Collection AL2446
Language: English
Coverage: South Africa
Rights: Copyright of some materials are held by individual postermakers/organisations. Copyright restrictions may apply. See SAHA copyright statement for more information.
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