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Decade: 1970–1980

Rennie Ellis
Published by Hardie Grant Books in association with the State Library of Victoria
Hardback 256 pages Photography ISBN 9781742705330

Decade explores the cultures and subcultures of the '70s. From alternative lifestyles, cults and counterculture to the women’s movement, gay liberation and Vietnam, Rennie Ellis's photographs capture the decade's political upheavals, pop festivals, protest movements and fashion trends.

Edited by multi-award winning photographer Stephen Dupont, Rennie Ellis’s own selection of images is supplemented by other significant and iconic images from the Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive and the State Library of Victoria collection.

The book includes an essay by Susan van Wyk, Senior Curator of Photography at the National Gallery of Victoria, and an introduction by Ellis's contemporary, filmmaker and photographer Paul Cox. 

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