Event Details

'Homenaje a los caídos / Homage to fallen ones', Anonymous. (Photo: Colin Peck)

'Homenaje a los caídos / Homage to fallen ones', Anonymous. (Photo: Colin Peck)

 

Exhibition:The politics of Chilean Arpilleras
Description: This exhibition took place as part of the Festival of Ideas at Cambridge University. The Festival of Ideas celebrates the arts, humanities and social sciences through performances, film screenings, hands on activities, talks and workshops.
Commissioned by: University of Cambridge, Centre of Latin American Studies (CLAS)
Date(s): 23rd October 2008 - 31st October 2008
Venue: Centre of Latin American Studies (CLAS), University of Cambridge
Cambridge University17 Mill Lane2nd Floor Cambridge CB2 1RX
Curator: Roberta Bacic
Facilitator: Julia Coimbra
Outcome: This exhibition gave viewers an insight into the life in Chile during the Pinochet dictatorship, through the medium of arpilleras. It was well attended and prompted much discussion and debate.




Documents: • Exhibition invitation, Oct 2008 - view
• CLAS exhibition notice, Oct 2008 - view