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Exiled Homes

EXILED HOMES is an art exhibition that explores the stories of Filipino caretakers living in Malta, and highlights the possible collaboration in private spaces between Maltese and exiled individuals.

This exhibition showcases works by artists Aglaia Haritz and Abdelaziz Zerrou of Embroiderers-of Actuality, and 15 Filipino women living and working inside people’s homes in Malta.

Venue: The Mill- Art Culture and Crafts Centre, Triq Bwieraq, Birkirkara

Vernissage: Wednesday 20th June 2018 at 8 pm
Exhibition opening hours:
Mondays, Wednesday and Friday from 5 pm – 7 pm
Saturday from 4:30pm -8:30pm


This multidisciplinary and collaborative project sheds light on the human and creative interactions between two relatively isolated social groups: on one hand the carers from the Philippines exiled in Malta, and on the other hand, their elderly employers somewhat socially isolated due to their physical condition.

The project, which was done in two stages, first carried out anthropological research conducted by anthropologist Gisella Orsini. In the second phase, artists Aglaia Haritz and Abdelaziz Zerrou led a series of artistic workshops with home helpers belonging to the Filipino population in Malta.