Hear the griping tale of Carmen Aravena Indo, who made arpilleras under the dictatorship after witnessing the lasting effects of repression on her community and family.
Oral History Mini-Documentaries
Two arpilleristas from Peñalolén tell their stories, contributing to our understanding of the origins of arpilleras: Patricia Hidalgo (La Faena Taller) and María Madariaga (Lo Hermida Taller). Arpilleras are patchwork tapestries that are still crafted today, but were begun as a coping method and source of income during Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship.
The story of a fair trade pioneer.