This is a unique opportunity to see arpilleras made by relative of prisoners and disappeared people under Pinochet’s regime. Selected samples of arpilleras will be exhibited together with patchworks designed and made by members of the ChileScda’s Andes group who responded to their exile by interweaving memories from home and the life they now lived. (This exhibition is part of ChileScda’s commemoration of the 40th Aniversary of the human-social and economic tragedy brought about by General Pinochet’s military coup in Chile.
Dates: Tuesday 18th June to Saturday 22nd June 2013
Venue: Chile Scda, Park House, Abbeyfield Park, Sheffield S4 7AT
Time: Daily from 10:00 to 6:00pm, except Thursday 20th, 10:00 to 7:30pm