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    'Arpilleristas y cartoneros/ Arpillerista women and cardboard collectors', Anonymous. (Photo: Colin Peck)

    'Arpilleristas y cartoneros/ Arpillerista women and cardboard collectors', Anonymous. (Photo: Colin Peck)

     

    Exhibition and associated activities:Arpilleras: Voices on Tapestries
    Description: This exhibition was held at the Chilean Embassy in London and featured 22 pieces. A preview event was held on 8 March and a private guided tour earlier that same day. Footage was taken at that event which was later included on a short film entitled 'Arpilleras that Cry Out' by Gustavo Neves.
    Commissioned by: Embassy of Chile in London
    Date(s): 8th March 2010 - 31st March 2010
    Venue: Embassy of Chile, London
    37-41 Old Queen Street London. SW1H 9JA
    Curator: Roberta Bacic
    Facilitator: Roberta Bacic
    Outcome:




    Documents: • Exhibition Invitation, March 2010 - view
    • Exhibition Press Release, March 2010 - view
    • Web link re exhibition, March 2010 - view
     




    Textiles Displayed:100 pasos de libertad / 100 steps of freedom
    Armonía entre la vida y el medio ambiente/Harmony between Life and Environment
    La Gente Necesita Trabajar / People Need Work
    Al Servicio de la vida / Servicing life
    Encadenamiento / Women chained to Parliament gates
    Tenemos que vivir bajo llaves / We have to live behind closed doors
    Panfleteando en el 1979 en Santiago / Leafleting in Santiago in 1979
    Paz - Justicia - Libertad / Peace - Justice - Freedom
    La Cueca Sola
    Homenaje a los caídos / Homage to the fallen ones
    Corte de agua / Water cut
    Arpilleristas y cartoneros / Arpillerista women and cardboard collectors
    Fin de semana en una población / Weekend in a población
    Volcán Osorno / Osorno Volcano
    Hogar Dulce Hogar / Home Sweet Home
    Violencia Doméstica / Domestic Violence
    Los precios están por las nubes / Prices are sky high
    Escuelita de Otavalo / Otavalo Primary School
    Cruce de Caminos / Crossing Pathways
    Our allotments, The Pride of New Barns
    Life as We Know It
    Will there be poppies, daisies and apples when I grow up?
    The great Irish famine 1845 - 1852