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    'Homenaje a los caídos / Homage to fallen ones', Anonymous. (Photo: Colin Peck)

    'Homenaje a los caídos / Homage to fallen ones', Anonymous. (Photo: Colin Peck)

     

    Exhibition:The politics of Chilean Arpilleras
    Description: This exhibition took place as part of the Festival of Ideas at Cambridge University. The Festival of Ideas celebrates the arts, humanities and social sciences through performances, film screenings, hands on activities, talks and workshops.
    Commissioned by: University of Cambridge, Centre of Latin American Studies (CLAS)
    Date(s): 23rd October 2008 - 31st October 2008
    Venue: Centre of Latin American Studies (CLAS), University of Cambridge
    Cambridge University17 Mill Lane2nd Floor Cambridge CB2 1RX
    Curator: Roberta Bacic
    Facilitator: Julia Coimbra
    Outcome: This exhibition gave viewers an insight into the life in Chile during the Pinochet dictatorship, through the medium of arpilleras. It was well attended and prompted much discussion and debate.




    Documents: • Exhibition invitation, Oct 2008 - view
    • CLAS exhibition notice, Oct 2008 - view