Event Details

Curator Roberta Bacic sharing a detail of the arpillera

Curator Roberta Bacic sharing a detail of the arpillera "Al Servico de la vida / Servicing life", at the launch event. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)

 

Exhibition and associated activities:Textiles with a Story
Description: This exhibition was commissioned by Crafts with Love, a voluntary organisation, now in its seventh year. The group meets weekly at Windyhall Community Centre from 2.30pm -4.30pm on Mondays. It seeks to provide a neutral and welcoming haven for traditional and modern crafting. The organization seeks to develop cross community interaction and networking, and to foster an environment of cultural respect and equality. The exhibition featured ten pieces and included a launch, guided tours and drop-in workshops.
Commissioned by: Crafts with Love, Coleraine, Northern Ireland
Date(s): 4th December 2009 - 4th December 2009
Venue: Coleraine Town Hall
The Diamond, Coleraine, BT52 1EY
Curator: Roberta Bacic
Facilitator: Crafts with Love
Outcome: The exhibition and associated activities programme was well attended. Viewers and workshop participants had a chance to see, feel and experience the power of textiles, particularly arpilleras.




Documents: • Exhibition flier - Dec 2009 - view
• Exhibition, workshop pictures - Dec 2009 - view