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News for 2013-2014

SegoQuilt events in 2013-2014

  • October 18-19, 2014: Opening of the studio and exhibition of selected works for "Arts in the Countryside". Many visitors were very interested by the variety of the exhibited quilts.
"The Great Passage" and "The Middle Passage" on display in the studio {JPEG} "The open Door to Life", "The other Side of the Bars", "Three Marys: Freedom Riders" and "Suffragettes" in the adjacent room. {JPEG}  "Suffragettes", "Bandana Project: Rape in the Fields" and "Three Marys: Crucifixion" in the same room. {JPEG}
Visitors during the "Arts in the Country" week-end. {JPEG} Visitors during the "Arts in the Country" week-end. {JPEG} The last visitors on Sunday evening with the two helpers of the week-end. {JPEG}
  • October 16, 2014 : Conference by Dr. Denis MUKWEGE at the Catholic University in Angers on "Sexual Violence in Periods of Conflict," describing his action in the Panzi Hospital (Democratic Republic of Congo) to treat and socially reintegrate the women who are victims of such crimes. On this occasion he met Carmen Amezaga-Grandière who had dedicated her quilt "The open door to life" whose image was projected during the conference.
Dr. Mukwege in Angers {JPEG} Dr. Mukwege during the conference {JPEG} Dr. Mukwege answering questions with "The open Door to Life" in the background {JPEG}
  • October 2, 2014 : Opening of the exhibition "Womens’ Strenght and Resilience" in the library of the Catholic University in Angers. It presented quilts that were already displayed in June during the exhibition "Art & Spirituality".
"The Great Passage", "The Middle Passage" and 'The three Maries" displayed in the main hall. {JPEG} "Freedom" and "Equality" in the main hall. {JPEG} Opening of the exhibition with the head librarian and the rector. {JPEG}
Ségolène presenting two quilts by Bonnie Smith. {JPEG} "Mental Pause" 1 and 2 and "Tall Girl: Awakening". {JPEG} Carmen Amezaga-Grandière and her work "The other Side of the Bars". {JPEG}
  • August 15, 2014: The local newspaper "Courrier de l’Ouest" publishes an article about the exhibition in the church of Saint-Clément-des-Levées:
Courrier de l'Ouest (Saumur) du 13 août 2014 {JPEG} Détails de l'article du 13 août 2014 {JPEG}
  • June 25, 2014 : Hanging of American quilts in Saint-Clément -des-Levées
Dawn Williams Boyd: "Three Marys: Freedom Riders" {JPEG} Dawn Williams Boyd: "Three Marys: Crucifixion" and "The Middle Passage" {JPEG} Bonnie Smith: "What about Racism" {JPEG}
  • June 13, 2014: Opening of the exhibition in the church of Saint-Clément-des-Levées on the WW1 soldiers, where the new tapestry "14-18 Tears" is presented with "Lights of the river Loire" and two parts of "Peoples of the world".
"Lights of the river Loire" and "14-18 Tears" {JPEG} 14-18 Tears {JPEG} "To the Ends of the Earth" and "Get up and walk" {JPEG}
  • June 7, 2014: The second event "Art & Spirituality: Contemporary christian perspective" organized by the Reformed Church and Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Angers is open until June 22. The theme selected for this year is: "Freedom!" and the full program (in French) is here..
Art & Spirituality 2014: Global view of the protestant church {JPEG} Protestant church (wall_1) {JPEG}
Protestant church (wall_2) {JPEG} Protestant church (top of front) {JPEG} Protestant church (wall_3) {JPEG}
Protestant church (wall_4) {JPEG} Protestant church (back) {JPEG}
St Joseph (view from the entrance) {JPEG} Art & Spirituality 2014: St Joseph (view from the balcony) {JPEG} St Joseph (view from the front) {JPEG}
St Joseph (chapel on the left) {JPEG} St Joseph (transept) {JPEG} St Joseph (chapel on the right) {JPEG}

Other pictures are visible on the site Art & Spirituality and here is a short video on the exhibition.

  • May 23, 2014 : Opening of the exhibition "The World of Cut Paper" at the Museum "Coiffes and Traditions of Anjou" in Les-Ponts-de-Cé. It is presented in this video (2’15" starting at 3’15") by Edwige Chatoux, curator of this exhibition.
  • November 23, 2013: Conférence by Florent GODELAINE about "Marine de Loire" in the church of Saint-Clément-des-Levées. Listeners were able to admire the two hangings "Lights of the river Loire" and "Peace in Diversity" that were removed shortly after.
  • October 19-20, 2013: Opening of the studio and exhibition of selected works for "Arts in the Countryside".
Exhibition for "Arts in the Countryside" {JPEG} Studio during "Arts in the Countryside" {JPEG} Visitors in the studio during "Arts in the Countryside" {JPEG}
  • July 8 - August 4, 2013: Exhibition in the church of Gouis with Sonia Meunier and Geneviève de Beaumorel.
Poster for the exhibit in the Church of Gouis {JPEG} In Gouis' Church (Durtal) {JPEG}
Hanging of "Lights of the Loire River" in St-Clément-des-Levées {JPEG} Opening speech by Jean-Paul Massot {JPEG} Souvenir of the opening {JPEG}
  • May 28 - September 30, 2013: Exhibition at the Museum "Coiffes and Traditions of Anjou" in Les-Ponts-de-Cé.
Opening of the "Travels" exhibits {JPEG} Opening of the "Travels" exhibits {JPEG} Poster for "Itinérances" 2013 {JPEG}

Older news are visible on the pages News for 2011-2012 and News for 2010.