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Laughter in the belly of the beast

Theme: Culture: The doors of culture shall be opened!


Call Number: 0002
Identifier: AL2446_0002
Title: Laughter in the belly of the beast
Date: June 1988
Subject: Images of Defiance- IOD;
Baxter Theatre;
Repression;
PW Botha;
Piet Koornhof;
Description: This poster is an offset litho in black, blue and pink, drawn by Zapiro and produced by The Baxter Theatre, Cape Town . This poster represents repression under a monstrous PW Botha, which failed to silence the laughter of the people. The text reads: "Laughter in the belly of the beast". Reproduced in "Images of Defiance: South African Resistance posters in the 1980s" on page 169 (number 305) of the 1991 SAHA / Ravan Press edition and the 2004 SAHA / STE Publishers edition.
Contributor: Zapiro (artist)
Creator: Drawn by Zapiro and produced by the Baxter Theatre
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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