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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)
    Festival Van Het Leren (in English)
    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