Medu Art Ensemble, Don’t Entertain Apartheid, 1982. Offset litho poster produced and printed in Gaborone, Botswana. Artist: Judy Seidman. The cultural boycott of South Africa was initiated in 1961, when the British Musicians Union adopted a policy that precluded its members from performing in apartheid South Africa. In the 1980s, the United Nations (UN) declared that it would blacklist any entertainers going to the country. The boycott was eventually lifted in the early 1990s. Collection: CHR/UWC-Robben Island Museum Mayibuye Archives
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