Tuesday, 23 April 2024

Event Details

People who attended the launch of

People who attended the launch of "Story Makers 2008 - 2012", 13th March 2012. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)


Exhibition and associated activities:Story Makers 2008-2011, Twenty-five textile stories: A festival of arpilleras and quilts with an associated launch, workshops and activities to mark International Women's Day 2012.
Description: This exhibition, with an associated launch, workshops and activities features the story of the 25 textile installations displayed at the Verbal Arts Centre since 2008.

The exhibition depicts a variety of themes: local, international, human rights issues and the experiences of new communities. It also provides an opportunity for a get-together of many of the different participating groups and communities.

Relevant weblinks:
A message from San Roc to Derry
Verbal Arts Centre
Commissioned by: Verbal Arts Centre, and curator
Date(s): 13th March 2012 - 18th June 2012
Venue: Verbal Arts Centre, Derry / Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Stable Lane and Mall Wall, Bishop Street Within, Derry / Londonderry, Northern Ireland. BT48 6PU
Curator: Roberta Bacic
Facilitator: Verbal Arts Centre & Curator
Outcome: In the words of James Kerr, Executive Director, Verbal Arts Centre (VAC) the series of textile exhibitions at the VAC has been: "...a stimulating process of engagement with a new constituency of participants. It has encouraged us to learn new skills and make new friends and has added a new dimension of colour to the centre."
Photographs: Photographs of launch of Exhibition, 13th March 2012 - View Here

Documents: • Launch Invitation - March 2012 - view
• Story Makers Booklet - March 2012 - view
• Introductory talk - March 2012 - view