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#452 – Poster Boy Peter Drew/

#452 – Poster Boy Peter Drew/

  • September 11, 2019

Peter Drew – Author, artist and advocate renown for the ‘Real Australians Say Welcome’ and Monga Khan posters.

Peter’s infamous posters, ‘Real Australians Say Welcome’ and Monga Khan, have highlighted and raised awareness across Australia around the unfair treatment of indigenous Australians and asylum seekers.

Peter’s artwork has been featured at the National Gallery of Australia, although his most notable work is installed on city streets.

Peter has also recently published his own book, Poster Boy: A Memoir of Art and Politics, which explores the parallels between Australia’s past and the conflict he’s experienced throughout his life.

On today’s episode of The Daily Talk Show we discuss:

– Art and propaganda
– Making a living through art
– Going into a project willing to learn
– Screen printing
– Peter’s artwork, ‘Real Australian’s Say Welcome’
– Peter’s book, Poster Boy: A Memoir of Art and Politics
– Finding your voice as an artist

Peter Drew’s website: https://www.peterdrewarts.com/

Peter Drew’s book, Poster Boy: A Memoir of Art and Politics: https://www.blackincbooks.com.au/books/poster-boy

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