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Event Details

An attentive audience at the launch of the exhibition:

An attentive audience at the launch of the exhibition: "ARPILLERAS: verhalen over leven ARPILLERAS: stories of life and survival" in Breda, The Netherlands, 16th January 2016. (Photo: Max Jongenelen)


Exhibition and associated activities:ARPILLERAS: verhalen over leven / ARPILLERAS: stories of life and survival
Description: This exhibition is organised by Mondiaal Centrum with the courtesy of Learn for Life - Festival van het Leren and the Foundation Learn for Life – Dutch Adult Learning Festival.
It is comprised of 22 textiles and will be complemented with a number of associated activities.

Web links:

Mondiaal Centrum
Learn for Life (in Dutch)
Festival Van Het Leren (in Dutch)
Commissioned by: Mondiaal Centrum, Breda, the Netherlands
Date(s): 16th January 2016 - 24th February 2016
Venue: Mondiaal Centrum, Breda, The Netherlands
Roland Holststraat 71, Breda, The Netherlands
Curator: Roberta Bacic
Facilitator: Mondiaal Centrum
Outcome: The exhibition and associated events were well attended and attracted a broad spectrum of individuals and groups.

Documents: • Exhibition flyer - view
• list of exhibition textiles - view

Textiles Displayed:Caín, ¿dónde está tu hermano? / Cain, where is your brother?
Juntos en la adversidad / Together in adversity
Olla común en una población / Soup Kitchen in a barrio
No más contaminación / No more pollution
Marcha de las mujeres de los mineros
Reflections on violence
No going back
Will there be poppies, daisies and apples when I grow up?
Nuestro Taller de Arpilleras / Our Arpilleras Workshop
Los precios están por las nubes / Prices are sky high
Hermanos Mapuche en huelga de hambre / Mapuche people on hunger strike
Baile Puneño / Puno Folk Dance
Carmen Gloria quemada viva / Carmen Gloria burnt alive
Overdue, Overdrawn, Over-extended: Rural Poverty in Ireland
Our Allotments, the Pride of New Barns
En Chile se tortura / Demonstration against torture
Auf der Flucht 1945 / Fleeing in 1945
La cueca sola / Dancing cueca alone
Lavandería popular / Community launderette