Monday, August 24, 2009
Lincoln Cushing on American Labor Posters
Lincoln Cushing returns as a guest on KUCI's Subversity show Monday 24 August 2009 to talk about a new book of labor posters he has co-compiled, Agitate! Educate! Organize! American Labor Posters from Cornell University Press.
Lincoln Cushing, born 1953, Havana, Cuba.
Lincoln Cushing is an artist, librarian, archivist, and author. At U.C. Berkeley he was the Cataloging and Electronic Outreach Librarian at Bancroft Library and the Electronic Outreach Librarian at the Institute of Industrial Relations (now Institute for Research on Labor and Employment).
He is involved in several projects to document, catalog, and disseminate oppositional political culture of the late 20th century. He is the author of Revolucion! Cuban Poster Art, Chronicle Books, 2003; editor of Visions of Peace & Justice: 30 years of political posters from the archives of Inkworks Press,, 2007; co-author of Chinese Posters: Art from the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution, Chronicle Books, 2007; and co-author of Agitate! Educate! Organize! American Labor Posters, Cornell University Press, 2009. His research and publishing projects can be seen at his website http://www.docspopuli.org.
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