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Narmada Bachao Andolan
  • Robin Hewlett, artist
    born 1980
    born: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States ; active: United States
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • Narmada Bachao Andolan, 2009
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 431 x 280 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 15/16 x 11 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.055
Description

Image depicting a group of women standing in water with a submerged house and the outline of India in the background, executed in brown and blue. Descriptive text in bottom-right of image. Text refers to the actions of the Narmada Bachao Andolan (Save Narmada Movement) in India that began in 1989 to protest a river dam project that would displace hundreds of thousands of people.