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    'Verdulería en la población / Greengrocers in a población', Anonymous. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)

    'Verdulería en la población / Greengrocers in a población', Anonymous. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)

     

    Exhibition and associated activities:Arpilleras and the Poetry of Survival: Textile Exhibition Latin America Week 2011
    Description: This exhibition features arpilleras in both their traditional and politicised forms. It also shows their evolution from Chile to Peru, and their more recent incarnations in England and Ireland where traditional quilting styles have absorbed the original arpillera style and made it into something fresh and unique.
    Commissioned by: Queen's University Belfast, Latin American Studies Forum
    Date(s): 10th May 2011 - 9th June 2011
    Venue: Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Queen's University Welcome Centre, Lanyon Building, Queen's University Belfast, University Square, Belfast, Northern Ireland. BT7 1NN
    Curator: Roberta Bacic
    Facilitator: Latin American Studies Forum (LASF), Queen's University Belfast
    Outcome: The Latin American Studies Forum (LASF) in Queen's University Belfast, prompted by the response to this exhibition, included a recital of Jaime Huenún's poetry linked to arpilleras, in its 2012 exhibition.




    Documents: • Exhibition invite- closing event, May 2011 - view
    • Exhibition poster, May 2011 - view
    • Exhibition poster, May 2011 - view
    • Exhibition poster, May 2011 - view
    • Exhibition leaflet, May 2011 - view
    • Web page link, QUB, May 2011 - view
    • Latin American Week events, Belfast, May 2011 - view
     




    Textiles Displayed:Vida cotidiana en nuestra población II / Daily life in our neighbourhood II
    Volcán Osorno / Osorno Volcano
    Como hacer una arpillera / How to make an arpillera
    No al femicido / No to violence against women
    Vida campestre bucólica / Bucolic Country Life
    Nuestra Vida en Chile / Our Life in Chile
    Carabineros tumbando olla común / Police tumbling soup kitchen
    La Gente Necesita Trabajar / People Need Work
    Violar es un crimen / Rape is a crime
    Mujer Paloma / Dove Woman
    Violencia en Ayacucho/Violence in Ayacucho
    From Far away come their stories
    No going back
    Play Today, Pay Tomorrow
    Violencia en las calles de Santiago de Chile durante toque de queda / Violence in th
    Cesantía / Unemployment
    Mamá Rayhuana
    Verdulería en la población / Greengrocers in a población