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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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Open reading from authors in residence in Jiwar

Open reading from authors in residence in Jiwar

MULTICULTURAL READING FROM OUR AUTHORS IN RESIDENCE                        Credits: Mireia Estrada G.  Tuesday, the 26th of April 19h-20h30 Jiwar space. C. Astúries 36, Pral. Collaboration: 2€ The gourmet store Le Regioni d’Italia will offer a wine and a taste in the end. Che Yeun, Anne Hayden and Tommaso Merlo will present their work as writers...
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Writers in residency in Jiwar

Writers in residency in Jiwar

Writers in residency in Jiwar in the April Writing program:   Anne Hayden Anne Hayden is from Cork, Ireland, and lives in Dublin. Her short fiction has been published in Incubator magazine and the Irish Times where she has been shortlisted for a Hennessy New Irish Writing award. She has an MA Journalism from NUI...
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Writing Jam Sant Jordi's Day in Jiwar

Writing Jam Sant Jordi’s Day in Jiwar

Enjoy Sant Jordi day with us Jam Writing session All lenguages are welcome 23 of April, 19h30 C. Jaén, 14 (Jiwar back garden) Collaboration 5€ A coupe of wine and a degustation will be offered by Le Regioni d’Italia Second collaboration with Colectivo Escritura en vivo. A big JAM writing session with live music and live painting....
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Kubra & pas de vianants II. Performance of Kubra Khademi

Kubra & pas de vianants II. Performance of Kubra Khademi

Kubra & pederastian sigh II Kubra Khademi, is an artist who had an scholarship from Jiwar the summer of 2015 and currently is living in Paris as a political refugee. She reflects about the apparent neutrality of the pictograms used in the traffic lights that by default, are male. Kubra physically assumes the persona of...
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Collaborative painting  in The Inverter Square with Alter Krapp

Collaborative painting in The Inverter Square with Alter Krapp

  Collaborative painting  in The Inverter Square with Alter Krapp   The visual artist Alter Krapp (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=laxfaAmpuDc) has been invited from Jiwar to perform around La plaza invertida, project developed by the artist Camille Rajotte, from Québec. Krapp will involve the passersby and the neighbors using the installation structure as a huge stage where a...
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The Inverted Square

The Inverted Square

 The inverted Square, in Plaça del Diamant  Installed from the 8th until the 25th of April  Camille Rajotte spent her first residence in Jiwar in July 2014. During this stay she realized a sketch for her project The Inverted Square. In these last days she finally had the possibility of turning the sketch into a concrete...
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(Catala) Nova membre a l’equip de Jiwar

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New member in Jiwar team

New member in Jiwar team: Lucia Pinzani (S.Daniele del Friuli – 1990). Through artistic and musical studies, she developed her interests in the fields of visual contemporary art, experimental music and art curating. In these last years in particular, she was engaged in the creation of artistic performances and sound art installations. Recently, she was...
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Video of big format SHODÔ performance in Plaça del Diamant

Video of big format SHODÔ performance in Plaça del Diamant

Video Douglas Sielski. Credit featured image: Mireia Manen
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Collin Sekajugo interviewed by Nicky Armstrong

Collin Sekajugo interviewed by Nicky Armstrong

Collin Sekajugo is an East African artist resident at the Jiwar centre for six weeks in collaboration with the Africa Centre. Founder of the first arts centre in Rwanda, Ivuka, and fighting for social change and community safety in Uganda. Collin spoke to us about his work, his art and his two homes – Rwanda...
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