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Title

No contaminar / Do not pollute

Object Name

Wall Hanging

Maker

Anonymous (Primary maker)
Anonymous (maker)

Date Made

1983
1983

Place Made

Chile
Chile

Description

This arpillera shows the effects of pollution on shantytowns in the suburbs of Santiago, Chile. It was made in one of the Vicaría de la Solidaridad workshops. The pollution in Santiago has been caused by heavy industry and an increasing population.

Materials

cotton

Place Collected

Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland

Date Collected

2022
2022

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2023.3.11

Copyright

© Conflict Textiles, Photograph by Martin Melaugh.