Artists Against Apartheid


Duration: 1981
Location: Auckland, New Zealand


Artists Against Apartheid was formed in 1980 or 1981 by Auckland artists banded together to form a group against the Springbok Tour of 1981. (Source: National Library of New Zealand website

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Title: Artists Against Apartheid
Time Span: 1981
Description: Part of the archives of Peter Wells, a member of Artists Against Apartheid. Essay by Wells on the group's actions during the 1981 Springbok tour; notice about a seminar following the tour; notes for essay; summaries of interviews (most entered under Name) and including David Parkyn, Richard McWhannel and Wallace Sutherland. Further notes re the essay and possibly a production by Peter Wells on the group's actions during the 1981 Springbok tour; list of members; map with annotations showing location of Eden Park; program of tour protest activity in Auckland; draft of comic strip relating to the tour and protest by AAA for 'Art litter'; photocopies of clippings re protest; newsletters and fliers relating to protest; 'Red Squad song'; 'Get knotted - a wedding ballad'; letter, Huia Art Society, asking to be affiliated to MOST, and circular letter; outline of AAA section; list of contacts still to be made; internal memo, Demonstration Committee; notes of Hiwi Tauroa and Colin Kay from Gordon Dryden; early AAA newsletter; Shadbolt on treating with the media; flier, Support the tour, help defend apartheid. Transferred to Oral History Collection - One 60" tape, 6 90" tapes of interviews related to 'Artists Against Apartheid'. Reference numbers: MS-Papers-6467-01 and. MS-Papers-6467-02 See also 4 Papers relating to Artists Against Apartheid (Source: Finding aids on the National Library of New Zealand website.)
Housed At: National Library of New Zealand, Alexander Turnbull Library
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