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Chilean arpilleras exhibit opens in Potsdam
Friday, February 15, 2019 - 5:39 am

A 'Sewn in Protest: Chilean Arpilleras from the 1970s and '80s' exhibition showcasing handmade Chilean patchwork tapestries called arpilleras opened Thursday night at SUNY Potsdam's Gibson Gallery. The exhibit opening will include a faculty panel discussion on life in Chile during the brutal military dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. Marissa Kresge '20, a gallery attendant at the Gibson Gallery, hangs an arpillera as part of the installation of the "Sewn in Protest" exhibition. The exhibition runs until March 30. Photo by Jason Hunter of SUNY Potsdam. For more, see story here.