Sunday, 5 July 2020
  • A A A

  • Event Details

    Performance by women from Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens (MAB)at the exhibition:'Arpilleras Bordando à Resistência / Arpilleras Embroidering Resistance', (Photo: Diego Souza Carlos)

    Performance by women from Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens (MAB)at the exhibition:'Arpilleras Bordando à Resistência / Arpilleras Embroidering Resistance', (Photo: Diego Souza Carlos)

     

    Exhibition and associated activities:Arpilleras Bordando à Resistência / Arpilleras Embroidering Resistance
    Description: This exhibition incorporates both international and Brazilian arpilleras.
    Arpillera Conversations showcases 12 arpilleras from the Conflict Textiles Collection, an international collection gathered over four decades by Chilean curator and human rights advocate Roberta Bacic.
    Affected by Dams: Sewing Rights showcases 25 Brazilian arpilleras made between 2013 and 2015 by women affected by dams from different parts of Brazil. It has been organized by participants of the Movement of People Affected by Dams (MAB).
    Web links:
    Arpilleras Bordando à Resistência
    Facebook
    Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens (MAB)
    Memorial
    Memorial: Bordando à Resistência
    youtube profile

    Esta exposição incorpora tanto arpilleras internacionais quanto brasileiras:
    Arpilleras Dialogantes mostra 12 arpilleras da coleção internacional Conflict Textiles, reunida por mais de quatro décadas pela curadora e defensora dos direitos humanos Roberta Bacic
    Atingidas por Barragens: Costurando Direitos mostra 25 arpilleras brasileiras confeccionadas entre 2013 e 2015 por mulheres atingidas por barragens de todo Brasil organizadas no Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens (MAB)

    Commissioned by: Movement of People Affected by Dams (MAB)/Brazilian Centre of Latin American Studies
    Date(s): 25th September 2015 - 25th October 2015
    Venue: Memorial da América Latina, São Paulo, Brasil
    Latin America’s Memorial, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Curator: Roberta Bacic, and Esther Vital, assisted by women from MAB
    Facilitator: Movimento dos Atingidos por Barragens/Centro Brasileiro de Estudos da América Latina
    Outcome: 1. Mapping of human rights violations suffered by women affected by Dams in Brazil using arpilleras as a language for documentation and advocacy.
    2. Development of Popular Education methodology that use arpilleras as a language following the principles and pedagogy of Paulo Freire. Arpilleras are the main advocacy language used by Women Affected by Dams in Brazil on a national scale.
    3. Use of arpilleras as a dispositive of cinematographic direction that places affected women as the directors of their own film: "Arpilleras, Women affected by dams embroidering resistance", available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEu-AATb3TU&t=4341s




    Documents: • list of exhibition textiles - international - view
    • list of exhibition textiles - Brazilian - view
    • Exhibition invite-opening event - Sao Paulo - view
    • Seminar invitation - view
    • Seminar invitation - view
    • Seminar invitation - view
    • Exhibition leaflet and program - view
    • Catalogue-Sao Paulo - view
    • Exhibition outcome (Spanish/Portuguese) - view
    • Cronología: Arpilleras en Brasil, Sept 2019 - view