Event Details

(L-R) Curator Roberta Bacic, Chilean Consul Renato Gomez, staff members Ruby Wolleter and
Pilar Gonzalez with Chilean Ambassador Cristián Streeter Nebel, at the exhibition launch in the Embassy of Chile, Dublin, Ireland. (Photo: Breege Doherty)

(L-R) Curator Roberta Bacic, Chilean Consul Renato Gomez, staff members Ruby Wolleter and Pilar Gonzalez with Chilean Ambassador Cristián Streeter Nebel, at the exhibition launch in the Embassy of Chile, Dublin, Ireland. (Photo: Breege Doherty)

 

Exhibition and associated activities:Arpilleras viajeras: Chilenas y de otras latitudes / Wandering Arpilleras: from Chile and beyond
Description: This exhibition, organized by the Embassy of Chile in Ireland and curated by Roberta Bacic, gathers 21 arpilleras made by communities and individuals from different countries: Chile, Northern Ireland, Catalonia/Spain, the UK and Zimbabwe.

The exhibition will be launched at the Chilean Embassy's premises on Wednesday, 16th November at 6pm where it will be on display until 23rd November.
For the remaining time, (23rd Nov - 12th Dec) the exhibition will move to the Instituto Cervantes - Sala de Exposiciones, Lincoln House, Lincoln Place, Dublin 2.
Opening hours: lun-jue / Mon-Thu 14:00-19:00; vie-sáb / Fri-Sat 12:00-14:00

Associated activities such as guided tours or talks will take place within the exhibition space in Dublin. Other activities are planned in conjunction with the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway.
Commissioned by: Embassy of Chile in Ireland
Date(s): 16th November 2016 - 12th December 2016
Venue: Embassy of Chile, Dublin, Ireland
44 Wellington Road, Dublin 4
Curator: Roberta Bacic, assisted by Breege Doherty
Facilitator: Embassy of Chile in Ireland / Cultural Affairs Division – Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Outcome: The aim of this exhibition is to build on and continue the work of cultural promotion carried out by the Embassy of Chile in Ireland. It started on September 16th 2010 with the one day exhibition Chilean Arpilleras of Yesterday and Today: Textile Ambassadors, marking Chile’s National Day. This was followed by it’s major milestone in recent years with the exhibition Arpilleras Poéticas y recital del poeta chileno Jaime Huenún / Poetic arpilleras exhibition and poetry reading by Chilean poet Jaime Huenún (November - December 2012). An arpillera workshop, targeted at the Chilean community in the city of Dublin, was facilitated by Roberta Bacic in August 2015 (See "Arpillera workshop report - 21st August 2015" in document section below.)




Documents: • Letter re arpillera workshop 21st August 2015 - view
• Arpillera workshop report - 21st August 2015 - view
• List of textiles, Dublin, Nov-Dec, 2016 - view
• Launch invitation - Embassy of Chile, Dublin - view
• Public lecture, NUIG, 17th Nov 2016 - view
• Exhibition leaflet - Wandering Arpilleras - view
• Curator's report - Dec 2016 - view
• Report on guided tours - Nov - Dec 2016 - view
 




Textiles Displayed:Life with and without Bees
No más contaminación / No more pollution
Fin de semana en una población / Weekend in a población
La Batalla del Ebro / The battle of Ebro
Our Lady of Words
No to Corporativism
Return to home and harmony
Caín, ¿dónde está tu hermano? / Cain, where is your brother?
Olla común en una población / Soup Kitchen in a barrio
Lavandería popular / Community launderette
Carmen Gloria quemada viva / Carmen Gloria burnt alive
Juntos en la adversidad / Together in adversity
Vamos a la playa en micro / Let's go to the beach by bus
Penurias en nuestra población / Hardship in our community
Los Mapuche / The Mapuche
Una Mirada a mi Tierra Desde el Barco / A Look to my Homeland from the Boat
La cueca sola / Dancing cueca alone
2016 Starvation in Zimbabwe
Waiting for Food
No a la represa / No to the dam
New Life