Wednesday, 21 February 2024

Event Details

Conflict Textiles team and Ulster University colleagues pictured after installing the two arpilleras and objects connected to the film and exhibition

Conflict Textiles team and Ulster University colleagues pictured after installing the two arpilleras and objects connected to the film and exhibition "Suitcases: Telling Textile Travels / Maletas: Contando Viajes Textiles”. (Photo: Conflict Textiles)

 

Permanent rotating exhibition:Conflict Textiles collection: Magee Campus Library, Ulster University
Description: This installation within Conflict Textiles permanent rotating exhibition at the Magee Campus Library is focused on the experiences of refugees. It is comprised of two arpilleras and objects connected to the film and exhibition Suitcases: Telling Textile Travels / Maletas: Contando Viajes Textiles . The film and exhibition programme was commissioned by Counterpoints Arts (CA) as part of the Platforma 6 festival (1st October – 7th November 2021)

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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): 4th November 2021 - 10th December 2021
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: This installation, exhibited as a follow up to the exhibition Suitcases: Telling Textile Travels / Maletas: Contando Viajes Textiles gave an insight on the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers to members of the Magee and wider local community.




Documents: • Textile list & display image, Nov. 2021 - view
• Photo gallery of installation, Nov. 2021 - view
• Exhibition poster, Nov 2021 - view