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    Workshop notice: "Quilt and Arpillera Making", Rathlin Island, 7th - 8th July 2010

     

    Workshop:Quilt and Arpillera Making
    Description: This workshop, facilitated by Roberta Bacic introduced island women to the world of arpilleras. Roberta brought a sample of arpilleras and showed a short film which set the scene for a discussion on how Rathlin women could work with this in documenting their own lives, building on their rich tradition of sewing and quilt making.
    Commissioned by: Rathlin Development and Community Association
    Date(s): 7th July 2010 - 8th July 2010
    Venue: Rathlin Island, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
    Richard Branson Centre, Rathlin Island, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
    Curator: Roberta Bacic
    Facilitator: Rathlin Developmnent Community Association / Richard Branson Centre
    Outcome: This initial workshop introduced Rathlin Island women to the world of arpilleras. It laid the groundwork for the creation of their own Island arpilleras and subsequent participation in various exhibitions in Northern Ireland.




    Documents: • Rathlin Island- Workshop notice, July 2010 - view
     




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