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    Participants engrossed in making an arpillera doll at the workshop facilitated by Roberta Bacic, 21st July, 2016. (Photo: © B.Ellis51)

    Participants engrossed in making an arpillera doll at the workshop facilitated by Roberta Bacic, 21st July, 2016. (Photo: © B.Ellis51)

     

    Workshop:Arpillera Workshop
    Description: This workshop is part of Creative Community Connections (CCC), an Esme Fairbairn & Museums Association funded partnership project, between National Museums Northern Ireland (NMNI) and Derry City & Strabane District Council Museum and Visitor Services.

    Alongside the Arpillera workshop a ‘Mini Museum’ will be set up comprised of objects from the NMNI collection which are artists’ interpretations of conflict and its impact on communities.
    Commissioned by: Creative Community Connections (CCC)
    Date(s): 21st July 2016 - 21st July 2016
    Venue: Gasyard Arts Factory, Derry / Londonderry, Northern Ireland
    128 Lecky Rd, Londonderry, County Londonderry BT48 6NP, Northern Ireland
    Curator: Anna Liesching
    Facilitator: Roberta Bacic, Anna Liesching
    Outcome: Each participant made an arpillera doll which will now be sewn onto hessian and become a collective arpillera that will reside at the Gasyard Arts Factory.




    Documents: • Arpillera workshop leaflet - 21st July 2016 - view
     




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