|DAY 47||ART AROUND THE WORLD|
TEXTILES OF PEACE AND PROTEST
What imagery comes to mind when you think about political protest? Brightly colored posters with provocative slogans plastered against a wall? People marching in unison against an oppressive regime? How about embroidery?
From 1973 to 1989, the population of Chile lived under extreme censorship and endured numerous human rights violations after the overthrow of democratically elected President Allende by the military coup led by Augusto Pinochet. Thousands of people ...