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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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Isidor Fernandez, Making neighbourhood_5

Isidor Fernandez, Making neighbourhood_5

He began his artistic career with video art and photography at the beginning of the 90s, exploring other disciplines such as painting, sculpture and performance. In 2004 and the beginning of the degree in Social Anthropology, his interest turns to the social documentary formats, approaching ethnographic cinema and visual anthropology in its various variations (participatory...
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Making Neighbourhood_5 exhibition

Making Neighbourhood_5 exhibition

From the 13th of December to the 12th of January 2018. Sala d'exposicions del Districte de Gràcia. Plaça de la Vila, 2. Mornings from Monday to Friday 8h30 - 14h30 Thursdays until 20h30 Wednesday the 13th at 18h30. Meeting with the artists-inauguration.                           Foto: Elif Gülen During four weeks you can...
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Lina Sofia Lundin, artist in residence

Lina Sofia Lundin, artist in residence

Lina Sofia is a textile artist who investigates art processes in relationship to a place, material and knowledge. She is based in the countryside of Sweden where she explores natural dyes, cultivating dye plants and natural fibers. While working she is incoporating local skills from the community by including neighbours, old and new friends in...
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Ioana Georgescu, artist in residence

Ioana Georgescu, artist in residence

Ioana Georgescu is an artist and novelist based in Montreal, Canada but was born in Bucharest, Romania. Her work is presented in North America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe in galleries, museums, city streets, ruins and on water. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature with a dissertation on frames, framing and artistic space....
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How Gemma Gorga poems have been translated into English

How Gemma Gorga poems have been translated into English

How an American poet discovered a Catalan poet and how she was translated and edited in English. Gemma Gorga’s Llibre dels minuts (2006) will be published in a bilingual Catalan/English edition by the Field Translation Series (Oberlin University Press) in 2019. In December, 2013, the award-winning American poet Sharon Dolin came for a residency at...
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Mónica Félix. Puerto Rican Artist.

Mónica Félix. Puerto Rican Artist.

My work is a confessionary of self-narratives that come to relevance when discussing the female construct. In my case, a woman born and raised in Puerto Rico, a place of resilient history and cultural pride that makeup an oppressed tropical colony. In my adult years I’ve brought to seek far from it to grasp an...
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Michele King_Mobility Lab Barcelona

Michele King_Mobility Lab Barcelona

Michele King. Selected artist for Making neighbourhood_5_Mobilites Originally from the field of urban planning, Michele King began her visual art practice as a painter in the late 1990’s. Her work now spans mixed media, digital materials and participatory field studies with a sensibility towards relationships between people and their environment. Her process enters into a...
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Elif Gülen starts her project about the memory and the city

Elif Gülen starts her project about the memory and the city

Elif Gülen, selected artist for the 5th edition of Making neighbourhood project_Mobilities Elif was born in Baltimore M.D. U.S.A. She moved with her family back to Turkey and lived most of her life in Istanbul. After graduating with a BA in Graphic Design, she traveled the world for a year taking photos in numerous countries...
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Christina Schultz travels to Morocco with her projet "Objets and desires", winner of the production and residency grant in Le 18 Marrakech

Christina Schultz travels to Morocco with her projet “Objets and desires”, winner of the production and residency grant in Le 18 Marrakech

Objects and desires, a project from Christina Schultz The project won the first production and residency grant in Marrakech through the exchange Jiwar-Le 18. ”Objects and Desires” follows the transport ”off track” of goods between Spain and Morocco, concentrating especially on the goods transported by women in this system of transportation of daily products from Europe...
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Open Workshops Barcelona

Open Workshops Barcelona

Jiwar open studio in Taller Oberts Barcelona 2017  21st and 22nd of October Jiwar participes once again in Barcelona Open Workshops next weekend. The artists in residence Josefina Rozenwasser (musician, Buenos Aires), Elif Gülen (photographer, Istanbul, selected artist for the 5th edition of Making neighborhood project_Mobilities), Behzad Shafagh(design, Teheran) and Mahyar Sadr (photography, Teheran) will show...
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