Through protest and art, they denounced the Vietnam War and refused to be pigeonholed as model minorities who could easily overcome systemic barriers. Asian American Movements in Los Angeles —80s. For many, the Vietnam War was an obvious entry point into activism. Others saw parallels between the treatment of the Vietnamese abroad and the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during World War II , according to Steve Wong, the chief curator at the museum. At the opening of the exhibition earlier this month, many young attendees were taken aback by the material. Courtesy of Karen L.
All of them offer posters, some also objects. Another source for posters and objects is The East is Red. Electronic versions of posters, suitable for print or web publishing, as well as high quality reprints, can be found at Chinaposters. If you happen to be in China: Try the various open antique markets in urban areas.
Usually they had their message written in Spanish, English, French, and Arabic. As opposed to being put up on walls around Cuba like other type of propaganda poster, these were instead folded up and stapled into copies of Tri-continental, so that they could be distributed internationally by mail subscription. L to send its message to the several hundred thousand subscribers around the world.