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Author: PROVO POSTER AMSTERDAM 1967: Title: OPROEP tot permanente revolutie. Pestruktie is Konstruktie. Liek wie daatsie van de Provo organie saatsie auto provo kaatsie. Provo kluphuis anno 1967. Boem. Zaterdag avond agt (8) uur openbaring & debat in de Spieker's korner ingang Vondelpark 13 mei 1967. [Original Poster].
Description: S.I. [Amsterdam], s.n. [Provo], 13 mei, 1967. Original Provo Poster issued by Provo Amsterdam. Large Folio, single white paper sheet (60x42.5 cm.). Illustrates a dutch house (a symbol of dutch conservative ideology) that, according to Provo ideilogy, should be destructed, not by force but by discussion, with a small illustration of a black bomb with burning fuse, whilst the roof is blown-up. Surrounded by bold monochrome text in Provo slang, printed in in various type. Original illustrated Poster with phonetic and simplified Provo language, by which Amsterdam population is invited to a playful happening with debate about Provo concept of dutch society, taking place in speaker's corner, Provo clubhouse, 13 May 1967, Vonderlstraat-Amsterdam. Very well preserved copy. Rare. ROVO: The Provo Movement (1965-1972) was directed by a playful Anarchist group which combined non-violence and absurd humor to create social changes. The name Provo was coined by Dutch sociologist Buikhuizen to describe in a condescending way, post-war disaffected dutch teens who spent their time provoking the authorities. The Theatrical street happenings organized by the Provos attracted huge crowds and often resulted in over-reaction by the Police. The group found great symphaty among the Amsterdammers and at one point obtained five seats on the City Council. Its ideas influenced urban planning, social housing and cultural life in general. It campaigned against marijhuana prohibition, air pollution from urban traffic congestion, and the tobacco industry and it created numerous anti-royal events and literature. Very good copy.
Keywords: provo ideology poster anarchism happening debate meeting amsterdam poster affice invitation history legacy heritage ideology concept dutch
Price: EUR 250.00 = appr. US$ 271.71 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 53540