Event Details

L-R: Tomomitsu Oshima, M.D. Director Oshima Hakko Museum; Roberta Bacic, Curator; Dr. Tomoko Sakai, Lecturer, Tohoku Gakuin University; (February 2013).

L-R: Tomomitsu Oshima, M.D. Director Oshima Hakko Museum; Roberta Bacic, Curator; Dr. Tomoko Sakai, Lecturer, Tohoku Gakuin University; (February 2013).

 

Curatorial visit:Visit to Oshima Hakko Museum by Roberta Bacic to assist in the documentation of a set of 88 Chilean arpilleras formerly held in storage by the museum.
Description: Dr. Roberta Bacic, human rights activist, by invitation of Oshima Hakko Museum, visited Japan in February 2012 for the purpose of studying and researching the arpilleras collection in the Oshima Hakko Museum. This visit was facilitated by Dr. Tomoko Sakai, Lecturer, Tohoku Gakuin University, Tomomitsu Oshima, M.D. Director Oshima Hakko Museum and Sonoko Kobayashi, Administrative Officer, Oshima Hakko Museum. Roberta has previously visited Japan, having curated an arpilleras exhibition in Osaka in October 2010 "Stitching Resistance - Narratives of Daily Life in Chilean Arpilleras" organized by Dr. Tomoko Sakai. As part of the 2013 study visit, Dr. Bacic delivered a lecture at Oshima Hakko Museum on February 16, 2013 titled: "Chilean arpilleras and poetry."
Web links:
Oshima Hakko Museum Blog
Commissioned by: Oshima Hakko Museum
Date(s): 13th February 2013 - 17th February 2013
Venue: Oshima Hakko Museum, Japan
2567-1, Kiyono, Matsushiro, Nagano City, Nagano 381-1233, Japan
Curator: Dr. Roberta Bacic
Facilitator: Dr. Tomoko Sakai, Lecturer, Tohoku Gakuin University;
Outcome: It is anticipated that some arpilleras within this collection will be included in future international arpillera exhibitions. Some are already on loan to curator Roberta Bacic for the "Parque de la Memoria" exhibition




Documents: • Lecture invite, (English), Japan, Feb 2013 - view
• Lecture invite, (Japanese), Japan, Feb 2013 - view
• list of Arpilleras on loan - Japan Feb 2013 - view
• Article in Nagano newspaper, Feb 2013 - view
• Article in national newspaper, Japan 2013 - view
 




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