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Tin Sheds Poster Collection

The University of Sydney
The University of Sydney (Associated with) Tin Sheds Gallery (Managed by)
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Tin Sheds Gallery<br /> Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning<br /> Wilkinson Building<br /> The University of Sydney<br /> NSW 2006



Brief description

The Tin Sheds Poster Collection was established during the 1970s by artists working within the Tin Sheds Art Collective, Lucifoil Collective and the EarthWorks Poster Collective. These three poster collectives were associated with the Tin Sheds Art Workshops between 1976 and 1988.

The collection includes hand-printed, silkscreen posters donated by artists or later purchased by the University. The Tin Sheds Poster Collection includes approximately 1,000 hand-printed original posters, covering a broad range of themes of social and political importance, including:

  • Land rights
  • Women’s liberation
  • Contraception and sex
  • Gay rights
  • Politics - particularly the politics of Malcom Fraser
  • Prison reform
  • Anti-authoritarian movements
  • Advertisements for bands and dance groups that were significant during this period.

As of August 2012, the poster collection is located within the Wilkinson Building at the University of Sydney, and managed by the Tin Sheds Gallery, Faculty of Architecture, Design and Planning at the University of Sydney. The University does not hold a complete catalogue of the posters, but appendices to Therese Kenyon’s book Under a hot tin roof: art, passion, and politics at the Tin Sheds Art Workshop (Sydney, 1995) includes a list of poster works.

Duplicates of the majority of the posters are held in the National Gallery of Art collections in Canberra.

Data time period: 1976 to 1988

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