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Antifa Jugendfront -- Rassismus Geht Vom Staat Aus
Antifa Jugendfront -- Rassismus Geht Vom Staat Aus
Digital CollectionStreet Art Graphics
TitleAntifa Jugendfront -- Rassismus Geht Vom Staat Aus
Title-TranslationRacism Emanates From The State
Creatorunknown
ContributorAntifa Jugendfront
Time Span1991
Geographic LocationBerlin, Germany
LanguageGerman
Classgraphic arts
Typesticker; spucki
Format/Mediumoffset lithograph - black and red ink on yellow paper
DescriptionAusländer policeman holding sheet of paper hovers over cowering man with mustache; man is probably a naturalized immigrant that is being targeted by the Ausländer police.
Key WordsRacism; Authority
SubjectAntifa Jugendfront; youth protest movements; political activists; anti-fascist movements; antifa; fascism; anti-fascism; politics & government; law enforcement; police; racism; anti-racism; logos
Curator's NotesA group of historical Antifa Jugendfront (Anti-Fascist Youth Front) stickers housed at Infoladen Daneben (http://daneben.blogsport.de/), Liebigstr. 34, Berlin-Friedrichshain, Germany. Sixteen stickers were fully intact, while the rest were cut apart and pasted onto four separate sheets of paper, probably for subsequent offset lithography print runs. Each sheet contained eight color-separated sticker designs; anything to be printed in black was pasted onto one sheet of paper and anything to be printed in red was pasted onto another sheet. To show variations of these designs side-by-side, Carolyn Dellinger (SLU '16) created a selection of diptych and triptych image files for the Street Art Graphics digital archive; she also catalogued the stickers and provided metadata for Description fields and Key Words. Similar Antifa Jugendfront stickers from 1988-1990 can be found online at the International Institute of Social History (http://socialhistory.org/en). At the time, Antifa Jugendfront was located at Gneisenaustr. 2a, 1000 Berlin 61. Such anti-fascist groups were popular during the late 1980s and early 1990s, and many remain active to this day. For more on German antifa history, see Shift Magazine's "Interview with German anti-fascist group TOP Berlin" (http://libcom.org/library/interview-german-anti-fascist-group-top-berlin). A poster related to the "Frauen, wehrt und bewaffnet euch!" sticker can also be found at http://www.daslinkeforum.de/images/FILM78/78_12.JPG. -- Catherine Tedford
SourceInfoladen Daneben, Berlin, Germany
NotesScanned by Catherine Tedford, August 2013. Original stickers are housed at Infoladen Daneben, Berlin, Germany.
RightsPlease see http://www.stlawu.edu/gallery/copyright/.
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