Friday, 12 August 2022

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The commemorative textiles 'John Hume, Peacemaker' and 'Pat Hume' on display at Magee campus Library, Ulster University. (Photo: Gillian Robinson)

The commemorative textiles 'John Hume, Peacemaker' and 'Pat Hume' on display at Magee campus Library, Ulster University. (Photo: Gillian Robinson)

 

Permanent rotating exhibition:Conflict Textiles collection: Magee Campus Library, Ulster University
Description: This installation within Conflict Textiles permanent rotating exhibition at Magee Campus Library, is comprised of two commemorative textiles - John Hume, Peacemaker and Pat Hume - and related memorabilia. Unveiled at 12 noon, 28th January in Magee Campus Library, Ulster University, these textiles celebrate the lives of Pat and John and their tireless contribution to peace in Northern Ireland over several decades.

Further details available at Launch of John and Pat Hume Commemorative Textiles

Maguire, H., (15th February 2022) John and Pat Hume ‘connected people not connected before’, Derry Journal

Web links:
Ulster University Library Services

Details of the inaugural and subsequent exhibitions are available at Conflict Textiles collection: Magee Campus Library, Ulster University 25th August 2020 - 3rd December 2020
Commissioned by: Ulster University, Magee Campus
Date(s): 28th January 2022 - 28th July 2022
Venue: Magee Campus Library, Ulster University
Northland Road, Derry /Londonderry, BT48 7JL
Curator: Roberta Bacic assisted by Breege Doherty
Facilitator: Magee Campus Library Services
Outcome: These commemorative textiles sparked memories, connections, conversations and seeded new developments.
-In March 2022, Professor Brandon Hamber conducted interviews with textile artists Deborah Stockdale and Linda Adams. The interview transcripts Linda Adams interview transcript, (Pat Hume) Deborah Stockdale interview transcript, (John Hume, Peacemaker), were launched on 11th July 2022.
-In April 2023, both textiles will be displayed at the Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre, marking the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement.




Documents: • Textile list & display image, Aug. 2020 - view
• Textile list & display image, Dec. 2020 - view
• Photo gallery of quilt installation, 3rd Dec - view
• Textile list & display image, May 2021 - view
• Photo gallery: Roundel installation, May 2021 - view
• Textile list & display image, Aug. 2021 - view
• Photo gallery of installation, Aug. 2021 - view
• Textile list & display image, Nov. 2021 - view
• Photo gallery of installation, Nov. 2021 - view
• Exhibition poster, Nov 2021 - view
• Exhibition poster, Dec 2021 - view
• Textile list & display image, Dec. 2021 - view
• Photo gallery of installation, Dec. 2021 - view
• Exhibition poster, 28 January 2022 - view
• Textile list & display image, Jan. 2022 - view
• Event review, Helen Maguire, 28 Jan, 2022 - view
• Photo gallery of launch, 28 Jan. 2022 - view
 




Textiles Displayed:John Hume, Peacemaker
Pat Hume