Saturday, 2 December 2023

Textile Details

'Roberta Bacic', by Ana Zlatkes. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)
'Roberta Bacic', by Ana Zlatkes. (Photo: Martin Melaugh)


Title of Textile:Roberta Bacic
Maker: Ana Zlatkes
Country of Origin: Argentina
Year Produced: 2019
Size (cm): 31cm (w) x 21cm (l)
Materials: A mixture of natural and synthetic fabrics, mainly scraps
Type of Textile: Arpillera

This arpillera was specially commissioned for the exhibition Arpilleras Poéticas (December 2023 - March 2024). It is Ana Zlatkes' textile representation of Conflict Textiles curator Roberta Bacic, who, with Mapuche poet Jaime Huenún Villa, co-produced the book "ARPILLERAS POÉTICAS" (2023).

As Ana states: "This is how I see Roberta; introducing, with passion, her audience to the wonderful world of arpilleras".

Owner: Conflict Textiles collection
Location: Roberta Bacic, Northern Ireland
Original / Replica: Original
Photographer: Martin Melaugh
Provenance: This textile representation was commissioned by Curator Roberta Bacic for publication in the "Arpilleras Poéticas" book in place of a photo.

Textile exhibited at: Arpilleras Poéticas, 7/12/2023 - 17/03/2024

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