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    'No nos matarán la esperanza/They won't kill our hope', Anonymous. (Photo: Gaby Franger)
    'No nos matarán la esperanza/They won't kill our hope', Anonymous. (Photo: Gaby Franger)

     

    Title of Textile:No nos matarán la esperanza / They won't kill our hope
    Maker: Anonymous
    Country of Origin: Chile
    Year Produced: 1988
    Size (cm): 18cm x 11cm
    Materials: Scraps of material hand sewn onto burlap
    Type of Textile: Arpillera
    Description:

    This minute arpilleras portrays how a group of women prepared themselves prior to participating in a demonstration against the atrocities and repression of the Pinochet regime. The women devised different slogans that would empower them and give them strength in the likely event of their arrest. "No nos matarán la esperanza/They won't kill our hope" was one such powerful slogan.

    Owner: Private
    Location: Germany
    Original / Replica: Original
    Photographer: Gaby Franger





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