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    Participants viewing the film

    Participants viewing the film "Common Threads" by Jayla Jamison as part of a programme of outreach activities of the "Enduring Life: Arpillera Voices" exhibition. (Photo: Ying Liang)


    Exhibition and associated activities:Enduring Life: Arpillera Voices
    Description: This exhibition includes 20 pieces from the International Conflict Textiles collection as well as five pieces from the Northern Ireland Causeway Museum Service collection. It will be complemented with a number of workshops and other associated activities.

    Web links:
    Derry City and Strabane District Council, Museum and Visitor Service
    Tower Museum
    Alley Arts and Conference Centre
    Causeway Museum Service
    Commissioned by: Derry City and Strabane District Council, Museum and Visitor Service
    Date(s): 11th May 2016 - 15th July 2016
    Venue: Alley Arts and Conference Centre, Strabane, Northern Ireland
    1A Railway St, Strabane, Northern Ireland. BT82 8EF
    Curator: Roberta Bacic assisted by Jan Gijsemans
    Facilitator: Derry City and Strabane District Council, Museum and Visitor Service
    Outcome: Through the workshop, guided tour and film screening, a range of diverse groups have come in contact with and have had 'hands on' experience of arpilleras: St. Mary’s Primary School, Strabane; Bluebell Arts Project and Foyle Sign Language Centre, Derry.

    Connections have been made with National Museums Northern Ireland (NMNI) and the Gasyard Arts Factory, Derry.

    Reports on the workshop with St. Mary's school, Strabane and the guided tour and film screening is available in the documents section below. See Report on film screening & guided tour 170616, and Workshop process and outcome - Strabane 2016.

    Documents: • List of exhibition textiles - Strabane - view
    • Exhibition invitation - Strabane May 2016 - view
    • Exhibition leaflet - Strabane, May 2016 - view
    • Exhibition panel - Strabane, May 2016 - view
    • Conflict Textiles panel - Strabane, May 2016 - view
    • Workshop process and outcome - Strabane 2016 - view
    • Report on film screening & guided tour 170616 - 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
    Lavandería popular / Community launderette
    Praying for Peace
    The Road Less Travelled
    The Hills of Carnlough
    Annie Magill from Garfur Hill
    Justice for All
    La cueca sola / Dancing cueca alone