Monday, 3 October 2022

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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 arpillera, created on 8th March 1988, 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: Roberta Bacic, Northern Ireland
Original / Replica: Original
Photographer: Gaby Franger



Textile exhibited at: Textiles with a Story, 4/12/2009 - 4/12/2009
Arpilleras habitades de memòria, 14/01/2010 - 26/02/2010
'Arpilleras Aus Chile' -Eine Retrospektive, 6/05/2010 - 28/05/2010
(Des) Tejiendo Miradas / (Un-) Stitching Gazes , 15/01/2021 - 1/03/2021



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