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Poster announcing exhibition: "Arpilleras Habitades de Memòriais", Barcelona, 2010


Exhibition and associated activities:Arpilleras Habitades de Memòriais
Description: The purpose of this exhibition is to bring arpilleras to the suburbs of Barcelona. The exhibition venue is a community space frequented by local women, many of which are refugees fleeing from countries in conflict.

"Arpilleras Habitades de Memòriais" a follow up to the exhibition "L'art de la supervivència: les veus de la resistència de les dones xilenes" commissioned by the Centre for Equality of Women and Men, Barcelona, Spain, from 4th November 2008 to 30th January 2009.
Commissioned by: City Council of Barcelona/Ajuntament de Barcelona, Centre d'Informació per les Dones
Date(s): 14th January 2010 - 26th February 2010
Venue: Centre d'Informació i Recursos per a les Dones, Barcelona
C. Camèlies, 36*38 C Camèlies, Gràcia, Barcelona, Teléfono: 00 34 932850357
Curator: Roberta Bacic
Facilitator: Fundación Ateneu Sant Roc
Outcome: Overall the exhibition succeeded in its aim of bringing arpilleras to a wider audience within the outskirts of Barcelona. It stimulated much discussion and debate and seeded new relationships and collaborations.

Documents: • Exhibition notice, Jan 2010 - view

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