Chile SCDA: Sports, Culture and Development Association
Community centre for Chileans and Latin Americans. Community language school teaching Spanish and Latin American culture. Support for survivors of torture. ICT Open Learning centre. Information and training on human rights issues.
They exhibited work at the Nottingham Refugee artist project Festival day @ The Playhouse
I was particularly struck by the 'hanging' I describe here.
Featuring the coupe against the elected Salvador Allende in 1973, and the rusulting oppression.
the violence and torture
resettlement in the UK
The object of the work is to show thier history and that after thier exile, they are now part of the UK.
Saturday 8th October 11am - 5pm, at Nottingham Playhouse;
A festival day celebrating the work of artists in exile across the region and the launch of an East Midlands refugee artist network: Long Journey Home. The day included theatre, music, song, poetry, film, exhibitions, food, crafts and free workshops.
They are particularly proud of their integation into the Sheffield and South Yorkshire communities.
Website for Latin American's in Rotherham & Sheffield http://chilescda.org
Phone 0114 243 1238
2 Crabtree Road
for some background, check out http://www.fas.org/irp/world/chile/allende.htm
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"It is not enough to curse the darkness.
It is also necessary to light a lamp!!"
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