Exhibitions & Events

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    Unravelling Threads - Curator's talk

    21 March 2012

    Valeria Paz Moscoso, guest curator of Unravelling Threads, will give a talk on the exhibition, the artists and artworks at firstsite in the University Space at firstsite.  Time: 2-3pm

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    Artist performance: Cecilia Vicuña 'Fiber of Prayer / Fiber of Gold'

    18 March 2012

    In an event related to the ESCALA exhibition Unravelling Threads, Chilean artist Vicuña's performance Fiber of Prayer / Fiber of Gold will explore the relationship between word and thread, while revisiting the artist’s exile in London after the military coup in Chile in 1973.

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    Tactile textiles: Drop in workshop

    17 March 2012

    Hands-on workshop for all the family linked to ESCALA's exhibition Unravelling Threads.

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    Unravelling Threads

    18 February 2012 - 17 June 2012

    Through artworks from the ESCALA Collection, Unravelling Threads explores issues related to textile production by the indigenous people of the Andean region of South America.

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    Southern Press - Curator's Talk

    18 January 2012

    Ian Dudley, guest curator of Southern Press: Prints from Brazil, Paraguay and Chile, will give a talk on the exhibition, the artists and artworks at firstsite in the University Space.    

    Time: 2-3pm

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    Southern Press: Prints from Brazil, Paraguay and Chile

    25 September 2011 - 22 January 2012

    The selection, from the ESCALA Collection, focuses on the works of thirteen printmakers, including Oswaldo Goeldi, Lívio Abramo, Antonio Henrique Amaral, Olga Blinder, Nemesio Antúnez and other key practitioners from the 1950s, 60s and 70s. 

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