Monday, 17 June 2024

Event Details

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
Alley Arts and Conference Centre
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