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MY BED IS A GARDEN - MI CAMA ES UN JARDÍN The textiles of the women of Argentina’s dry forest

Foto 13/02/2016 - MY BED IS A GARDEN - MI CAMA ES UN JARDÍN
The textiles of the women of Argentina’s dry forest
03/07/2020 - 08/11/2021: Humanistic/artistic cultural events Exhibitions

Free entry without reservation

The exhibition "My bed is a garden - Mi cama es un jardín. The textiles of the women of Argentina’s dry forest (Santiago del Estero, Argentina), by Carolina Orsini, senior curator of MUDEC (Museum of Cultures), offers the visitor an overview of the textile production of the Argentine monte through a selection of bed covers from the private collection of Andreina Rocca Bassetti, donated to MUDEC in 2016.

The Santiago del Estero area boasts a millennial culture that dates back to the pre-Hispanic past and which has been preserved, with changes and innovations, until the new millennium. This cultural richness is punctually reflected in the material production of the area and in particular in textiles. Their portability and their visual appeal make these products a real icon of values and knowledge that are carried out by local female weavers, extraordinary artists who have always known how to innovate and modernize this tradition.

The fabrics of Santiago are the testimony of how women have been able to develop a great cultural resilience by combining traditional elements with modernity. In the fabrics, the external cultural are assimilates and shaped so to fit the local cultural needs.

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Monday
02.30pm-07.30pm

Tuesday / Wednesday
Friday / Sunday
09.30am-07.30pm

Thursday and Saturday
09.30am-10.30pm

TICKET OFFICE WILL CLOSE ONE HOUR PRIOR TO THE CLOSING OF THE EXHIBITION

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Where: MUDEC Museo delle Culture - via Tortona 56, CAP 20144 Milano