Monday, 17 June 2024

Event Details

'Northern Ireland Peace Quilt', by Women Together. (Photo: Colin Peck)

'Northern Ireland Peace Quilt', by Women Together. (Photo: Colin Peck)


Exhibition and associated activities:Stitching and Unstitching The Troubles II: Exploring Responses to Conflict Through Textile Art
Description: This exhibition, which explores responses to conflict through textile art, features a number of local and international textiles. The Northern Ireland textiles, with the exception of two, were created by community groups in workshops exploring their response to their own experience of the Troubles, as part of the exhibition programme Stitching and Unstitching The Troubles-phase 1 and Phase 2.

Guided tours by curator Roberta Bacic will take place at 2pm, 27th January, and 7pm, Tuesday 4th February.

For further information contact:
Mrs Jamie Austin
Museum & Heritage Officer
Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre
Commissioned by: Causeway Museum Service and Mid-Antrim Museums Service
Date(s): 6th December 2013 - 22nd February 2014
Venue: Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre, Limavady, Northern Ireland
Limavady Ritter Gallery, Limavady
Curator: Roberta Bacic assisted by Breege Doherty
Facilitator: North East Peace 111, CMS and MAMs
Outcome: This initiative brought the textiles created in Stitching and Unstitching The Troubles-phase 1 and Phase 2 to a new audience and community. The exhibition and associated activities were well attended.

Documents: • Exhibition catalogue - Limavady, 2014 - view

Textiles Displayed:¿Dónde están los "desaparecidos"? / Where are the "disappeared"?
No going back
Libertad a los presos políticos / Freedom for the political prisoners
Caín, ¿dónde está tu hermano? / Cain, where is your brother?
Northern Ireland Peace Quilt
Toma de terrenos en los barrios de Lima / Squatters in the shantytowns of Lima
William King, RIP
Annie Magill from Garfur Hill
Alexander Mc Neill
Ballykelly Bombing
Ballymoney Bombing
Coleraine Bombing
Troubles in Ballymoney
The First Bomb in Coleraine
Through the Barricades
In Times of Trouble
Regent's Park, London, IRA Bombing
The Bridge, Carnlough
Justice for All
Locomotive 'Otter'
Hotel Bombing, Cushendall
Pub Bombing, Waterfoot, Cushendall
Praying for Peace
The Side of the Wall
The Road Less Travelled
The Hills of Carnlough