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    'Paro de los estudiantes' chilenos/ Chilean students' strike', by Aurora Ortiz. (Photo: Rory McCarron)
    'Paro de los estudiantes' chilenos/ Chilean students' strike', by Aurora Ortiz. (Photo: Rory McCarron)

     

    Title of Textile:Paro de los estudiantes' chilenos / Chilean students' strike
    Maker: Aurora Ortiz
    Country of Origin: Chile
    Year Produced: 2011
    Size (cm): 49cm (w) x 39cm (l)
    Materials: Scraps of material hand sewn onto burlap
    Type of Textile: Arpillera
    Description:

    This arpillera depicts the actions of the mass student movement in Chile, who since 2011 have initiated a series of mass marches and creative actions demanding free education as well as reform of the existing economic model. Led by student leader Camila Vallejos, the movement, with a set of concrete demands and solutions, has strong links to workers unions and public support.

    Owner: Conflict Textiles collection
    Location: Roberta Bacic, Northern Ireland
    Original / Replica: Original
    Photographer: Rory Mc Carron





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