Episode 71 – Conflict Textiles: Following the Footsteps of the Disappeared

In this episode we welcome Roberta Bacic and Breege Doherty to discuss the Conflict Textiles archive and the current exhibition, Following the Footsteps of the Disappeared.

Drawing on descriptions of specific pieces from the exhibition, Roberta and Breege explore the role of textiles in activism and in the memorialisation of the disappeared. Four pieces are discussed in this episode:

For PaulWhere are the “disappeared”?

Stitching the Search

The Earth Always Remembers

Learn more about the Conflict Textiles archive here and on Twitter @conflicttextiles

You can watch a video about the archive here

View the exhibition here and access a list of the textiles here

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