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    'La cueca sola / Dancing cueca alone', by Aurora Ortiz. 
(Photo: Martin Melaugh)

    'La cueca sola / Dancing cueca alone', by Aurora Ortiz. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)


    Permanent exhibition:La cueca sola / Dancing cueca alone
    Description: La cueca sola, by Chilean arpillerista Aurora Ortiz, was at the centre of the Conflict Textiles exhibition Arpilleras Bordando à Resistência / Arpilleras Embroidering Resistance on display at Tiradentes Reception Hall, located in the complex of Latin America’s Memorial of Sao Paulo, September/October 2015. It was donated to this venue following the exhibition

    The Latin America Memorial (in Portuguese, Memorial da América Latina) is a cultural, political and leisure complex, inaugurated in 1989, in São Paulo, Brazil. The architectural setting, designed by Oscar Niemeyer, is a monument to the cultural, political, social and economic integration of Latin America, spanning an area of 84,482 square meters. Its cultural project was developed by Brazilian anthropologist Darcy Ribeiro. It is a public foundation, financially and administratively autonomous, maintained by the state government.

    Web links:
    Memorial da América Latina, São Paulo (Brasil) / Latin America Memorial,Sao Paulo (Brazil)
    Pavilhão da Criatividade Darcy Ribeiro /Creative Exhibition Hall Darcy Ribeiro
    Commissioned by: n/a
    Date(s): 1st April 2016 - 31st December 2026
    Venue: Memorial da América Latina, São Paulo, Brasil
    Av. Auro Soares de Moura Andrade, 664 - Barra Funda, São Paulo - SP, 01156-001, Brazil
    Curator: Roberta Bacic
    Facilitator: Lais Camile Camargo & Esther Vital
    Outcome: An arpillera from Conflict Textiles becomes part of other international collections that promote Latin American culture; in this case specifically via this arpillera that represents Chile in this prestigious venue.

    Documents: • Permanent exhibition - La cueca sola - view

    Textiles Displayed:La cueca sola / Dancing cueca alone