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'Arpilleristas y cartoneros / Arpillerista women and cardboard collectors', from Conflict Textiles collection, on display at the Embassy of Chile, Dublin, Ireland. (Photo: Renato Gomez, Chilean Consul in Ireland)

'Arpilleristas y cartoneros / Arpillerista women and cardboard collectors', from Conflict Textiles collection, on display at the Embassy of Chile, Dublin, Ireland. (Photo: Renato Gomez, Chilean Consul in Ireland)

 

Exhibition:Conflict Textiles collection - Embassy of Chile in Ireland
Description: On 21st August 2015, the Chilean Embassy hosted an arpillera workshop, facilitated by Roberta Bacic, in preparation for the exhibition Arpilleras viajeras: Chilenas y de otras latitudes / Wandering Arpilleras: from Chile and beyond, 16th November – 12th December 2016.

This arpillera was presented to the Chilean embassy at the end of the workshop and remained on display for over two years. It complements the other Chilean artefacts, paintings and books on display which are enjoyed by Chileans living in Ireland and give a great insight into Chilean culture for the general public.
Commissioned by: Embassy of Chile in Ireland
Date(s): 16th November 2016 - 10th October 2017
Venue: Embassy of Chile in Ireland
Embassy of Chile, Dublin, Ireland 44 Wellington Road, Dublin 4, Ireland
Curator: Roberta Bacic
Facilitator: Embassy of Chile in Ireland / Cultural Affairs Division – Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Outcome: This exhibition builds on previous collaborative work and continued the thread of arpilleras at the Embassy of Chile, making visible the art of arpilleras as well as highlighting the issues portrayed by the arpilleristas.




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