Little Children

Designers: Luke Robertson

Tutor: Jason Grant

Date: 1 Jun, 2011

Luke writes: "The ‘Little Children are Sacred’ report was commissioned by the Howard government to falsely justify the recent Aboriginal Intervention in the Northern Territory. This A2/three poster series is a typographic response to prevalent and pervasive government rhetoric, raising the possibility that the stolen generation is simply entering a secondary, continuing phase. It highlights the ever-present, destructive narrative of Australia's relationship with its indigenous people, and visually references the alarmist, newspaper headline aesthetic of a (not-so) by-gone era."

This project required students to choose one or more texts of a total of no more than 100 words, and without altering the text and primarily using typography, create a convincing argument in any medium guided by the principles of classical rhetoric.