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SPACES

One of the strongest points of Jiwar is its magnificent space. The house where the residence is settled is part of the heritage of the city of Barcelona, it is located in Asturies, one of the most loved pedestrian streets in Barcelona. At the backyard of the house a huge...

PROJECTS

We believe in the transforming power of every creative process. Jiwar builds new projects often en partnership with local institutions or associations. We bring together professionals from different disciplines and cultures who would enrich each other through project implementing.

NEWS

Latest news, programmed activities and current opencalls

NETWORKS

Jiwar works en network with various local and international institutions and associations.

ABOUT US

Jiwar Creation and Society is a residence that host and support all professionals whose work is based or inspired by urban space. Located in a heritage house with a 700 sqm backyard garden in the heart of Gracia district, Jiwar Residence is unique for its space and environment, it is...

Jiwar Creation and Society is a residence that host and support all professionals whose work is based or inspired by urban space. Located in a heritage house with a 700 sqm backyard garden in the heart of Gracia district, Jiwar Residence is unique for its space and environment, it is a place where to create...
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Xabaca Project. Open call.

Xabaca Project. Open call.

            Credits @Jana Trabulsi Xabaca seeks to empower female artists as a source of social transformation and defense of Human Rights. This project is hosted by the following organizations: NOVACT (Barcelona), Fundation Al Fanar (Madrid) and Jiwar Creation and Society (Barcelona) and is supported economically by the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation. To...
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Tell us the extraordinary traditional characters of your culture!

Tell us the extraordinary traditional characters of your culture!

  AMADO ALFADNI’S PROJECT   WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO EXPLAIN US THE HISTORY OF THE EXTRAORDINARY CHARACTERS OF THE TRADITIONAL STORIES OF THEIR CULTURE. “My name is Amado Alfadni and I am a Sudanese artist living in Egypt. My project has been chosen by Jiwar Creation and Society in the call Making Neighborhood....
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Presentation Timo Malmi's short film

Presentation Timo Malmi’s short film

    TUESDAY 29TH NOVEMBER, 19h. FREE ENTRY. Jiwar Creacition and Society. C. Astúries 36, Pral.   Next Tuesday 29th November, Timo Malmi, resident in Jiwar, will present his short film called The Battle of Tampere. Timo will introduce the film with a brief explanation of its content and once the film is finished, there...
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Mohamed Rabiei. Iraqi multidisciplinary artist.

Mohamed Rabiei. Iraqi multidisciplinary artist.

  Artist statement:    Rehearse on rehearsal his practice-based research investigates the parameters of proposal versus object, the mechanics of language and the ambiguity of meaning and perceiving. Mohamed works with wide range of medium; drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, performance, video and photography; as ‘a sort of discursive argument.’ he presents a distinct, poetic and...
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Julia Salgueiro. Brazilian visual artist.

Julia Salgueiro. Brazilian visual artist.

Biography My interest in art emerged as a child, while exploring, creating and learning at the Municipal School of Artistic Initiation (EMIA), Brazil. In 2007 I finished my studies in Fine Arts at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), where I specialize in engraving and drawing in metal. After the university I worked in my...
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Amado Alfadni. Egyptian-Sudanese artist.

Amado Alfadni. Egyptian-Sudanese artist.

  Biography I am an Egyptian-born Sudanese artist. My childhood was composed of two environments: the Cairene street and the Sudanese home. The relationship, and sometimes tension, between the two strongly influenced my view of both cultures. The need to express this dual perspective led me to make art initially and has informed my work...
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Open Studio November

Open Studio November

Tuesday, November 15,19h. Jiwar Creation and Society. C. Astúries 36, Pral. Collaboration: € 3 Free entry. Limited capacity.   We pick up the thread of the open doors to share the work of residents Hena Asghar (visual arts, Pakistan), Timo Malmi (writing, Finland), Che Yeun (writing, Korea, back to Jiwar after being in residence in...
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Hena Asghar. Pakistani visual artist.

Hena Asghar. Pakistani visual artist.

    Biography: Hena Asghar is a visual artist who solves problems by coming up with the best communicative solution. She has received her Bachelors Degree in Design from The National College of Arts in Lahore, Pakistan. She has been working in the field of Advertising recently at the Denstu Advertising. Hena has been involved...
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Jiwar participated in the Med Forum 2016 among other associations of the Euro-Mediterranean civil society

Jiwar participated in the Med Forum 2016 among other associations of the Euro-Mediterranean civil society

The past 24 and 25 October Jiwar participated in the great meeting of the Anna Lindh Foundation (Fundació Anna Lindh) on the island of Malta. With 600 other associations in our Mediterranean region, we took matters in our own hands on major issues like: mobility, social justice and extremism. It was organized as plenary sessions...
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Timo Malmi in Jiwar. Finnish writer.

Timo Malmi in Jiwar. Finnish writer.

Timo Malmi (1948) has published poems, prose, novels, scientific articles and non-fiction books. Love, yearning and war are themes that connect Malmi’s multifaceted work. His love poem collection Tuulensuu, minä rakastan sinua, was published in 2014 to honour the women who were killed in 1918 defending their city of Tampere in the Finnish Civil War....
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