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    Launch of Exhibition: 'COSIENDO PAZ: Conflicto, Arpilleras, Memoria / STITCHING PEACE: Conflict, Arpilleras, Memory', (Photo:Fundación Museo de la Paz de Gernika)

    Launch of Exhibition: 'COSIENDO PAZ: Conflicto, Arpilleras, Memoria / STITCHING PEACE: Conflict, Arpilleras, Memory', (Photo:Fundación Museo de la Paz de Gernika)

     

    Exhibition and associated activities:COSIENDO PAZ: Conflicto, Arpilleras, Memoria STITCHING PEACE: Conflict, Arpilleras, Memory
    Description: This exhibition of arpilleras and other textiles is hosted by three Basque Country organisations: Fundación Museo de la Paz de Gernika, La Fundación Boinas La Encartada Kultur Ingurunea Balmaseda, Spain and La Casa de la Paz y los Derechos Humanos de Aiete, Donostia.
    This exhibition will be complemented with a number of associated activities.
    From March – September 2015, while in Balmaseda, this exhibition will incorporate the ARPILLERAS INDIGNADAS exhibition from Fundació Ateneu, Sant Roc.
    In September 2015, this exhibition will be moved to the Fundación Museo de la Paz de Gernika for a six month period until February, 2016. Its final viewing will then take place in Donostia/ San Sebastian, coinciding with their European city of culture activities.

    Museo La Encartada
    Museo de la Paz de Gernika
    Derechos Humanos de Aiete, Donostia
    Giza Eskubideak, Donostia
    Commissioned by: Three Basque Country organisations
    Date(s): 26th March 2015 - 30th September 2015
    Venue: Fundación Boinas La Encartada Kultur Ingurunea, Balmaseda (Bizkaia), Spain
    Bº El Peñueco no. 11, 48800 – Balmaseda (Bizkaia), Spain
    Curator: Roberta Bacic, curator; Breege Doherty, assistant curator
    Facilitator: La Fundación Boinas La Encartada Kultur Ingurunea Balmaseda, Spain
    Outcome: A total of 2,706 people visited this exhibition and 140 people participated in workshops relating to the exhibition.




    Documents: • Exhibition invitation - view
    • list of exhibition textiles - view
    • Exhibition leaflet - Spanish - view
    • Exhibition leaflet - Basque - view
    • Exhibition leaflet - 4 languages - view
    • Exhibition outcome - view
     




    Textiles Displayed:Penurias en nuestra población / Hardship in our community
    AUSENCIAS –PRESENCIAS Abuelas de Plaza de Mayo/Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo
    Paz - Justicia - Libertad / Peace - Justice - Freedom
    ¿Dónde están los desaparecidos? / Where are the "disappeared"?
    Soldiers back from the wars
    La Cueca Sola / Dancing Cueca alone
    Disappeared
    No al plebiscito, No podemos ni opinar / No to the plebiscite
    Hay Golpe de Estado / There is a Coup d'Etat
    Ayuno/Fasting
    Queremos Democracia / We want democracy
    No a las alzas - No a la dictadura - Basta de hambre
    Paro de los estudiantes' chilenos 2 / Chilean students' strike 2
    Cimarrón / Runaway slave
    Violar es un crimen / Rape is a crime
    Somos Mujeres cesantes / We are unemployed women
    Cacerolazo / Women banging their pots
    Toma de terrenos en los barrios de Lima / Squatters in the shantytowns of Lima
    Encadenamiento / Women chained to Parliament gates
    No a la impunidad / No to impunity
    Landmines
    Peace Dove
    The day we will never forget
    Cesantía / Unemployment
    Exilio de los Republicanos cruzando los Pirineos
    El recuerdo de esta historia / The memory of this story
    Libertad a los presos políticos / Freedom for the political prisoners
    The People make the city
    Juan Pablo te esperamos / John Paul we are waiting for you
    Movimiento contra la tortura / Movement against torture