Event Details

Organisers at the opening session, in San Sebastian, of the Forum Internacional de Arpilleras / Arpilleras International Forum. L-R, Alex Carrascosa, Breege Doherty, Maria Oianguren, Roberta Bacic, Inesa Ariztimuno, Iratxe Momoitio. (Photo: Roser Corbera)

Organisers at the opening session, in San Sebastian, of the Forum Internacional de Arpilleras / Arpilleras International Forum. L-R, Alex Carrascosa, Breege Doherty, Maria Oianguren, Roberta Bacic, Inesa Ariztimuno, Iratxe Momoitio. (Photo: Roser Corbera)

 

Forum:Forum Internacional de Arpilleras / Arpilleras International Forum
Description: This Forum will be hosted in three locations - Bilbao, Donostia, Gernika –from 25th to 28th February 2016. It is part of the programme of activities connected to the exhibition “COSIENDO PAZ: Conflicto, Arpilleras, Memoria / STITCHING PEACE: Conflict, Arpilleras, Memory,” which, at present, is exhibited in the Fundación Museo de la Paz de Gernika.
Museo de la Paz de Gernika

The Forum is also part of the calendar of events of the Donostia / San Sebastian 2016: European Capital of Culture. The city’s year long tenure is symbolised by the “The Artivist sailing”: Artheraphy and Artivism” concept, which envisages an imaginary vessel navigating the seas of: Civil Rights and Duties, Human Rights and Duties and Environmental Rights and Duties.
Itsasoratze Artibista - La Embarcada Artivista
Commissioned by: Museo de la Paz de Gernika Donostia / San Sebastian 2016: European Capital of Culture
Date(s): 25th February 2016 - 28th February 2016
Venue: Bilbao / San Sebastian / Gernika
Basque Museum (Bilbao), DSS2016 Headquarters (San Sebastian), Elai Alai hall (Gernika)
Curator: N/A
Facilitator: Iratxe Momoitio - Gernika Peace Museum
Outcome: The Forum enabled a sharing of arpilleras language/testimonies through discussions and networking at the level of arpilleristas, academia, museums, school curriculum and art therapy.Photographs

Over two afternoons, we had the opportunity to experience first hand the practice of making arpilleras. From this, two collective arpilleras emerged; a material testimony of our time together. Both arpilleras “Bienvenida a los refugiados / Welcome refugees: Identificándose con éstos” and “Bienvenida a los refugiados / Welcome refugees: Pancarta para acciones no-violentas. ” together with their accompanying narratives are included in the documents section below:

(Outcome: Bienvenida a los refugiados-Identifi) and (Outcome: Bienvenida a los refugiados-Pancarta)




Documents: • Programme-Arpilleras Forum (English/French) - view
• Programme-Arpilleras Forum (Spanish/Euskadi) - view
• Artivist sailing concept -Euskadi / Spanish - view
• Artivist sailing concept -French/English - view
• Entrevista - Roberta Bacic - 2016 - view
• Textile Captions: Narrating the story (Eng.) - view
• A tour of the Conflict Textiles website (Eng) - view
• Un tour por la web de Conflict (Spanish) - view
• Etiquetas para los textiles (Spanish) - view
• Outcome: Bienvenida a los refugiados-Identifi - view
• Outcome: Bienvenida a los refugiados-Pancarta - view
• Report on closure of Forum process (Spanish) - view
• Report on closure of Forum process (English) - view
 




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