People attending the exhibition and associated events. (Photo: Watanabe)
|Exhibition:||Stitching Resistance - Narratives of Daily Life in Chilean Arpilleras|
|Description: ||This exhibition, comprised of 40 arpilleras, mainly created in the 1970s and 1980s, tells a tale with political overtones: the story of the resistance of women, tales conveying political and social messages through art. A series of guided tours, a film screening and a round table talk complement the exhibition.|
See also:Osaka University - Stitching Resistance
Roberta Bacic, who has curated arpillera exhibitions internationally, will serve as guest curator. This exhibition is a valuable chance to view arpillera quilts, an art form rarely exhibited in Japan.
|Commissioned by: ||Osaka University|
|Date(s):|| 12th October 2010 - 16th January 2011|
|Venue:|| Museum of Osaka University|
1-20, Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka, 560-0043 Japan.
|Curator: ||Roberta Bacic|
|Facilitator: ||Tomoko Sakai|
|Outcome: ||The exhibition has been a catalyst for an ongoing research project in Oshima Hakko Museum,Nagano, Japan on arpilleras and a subsequent exhibition which includes donated Chilean pieces.|
|Photographs:|| Photographs of the preparation and installation of the exhibition. - View Here |