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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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Constructed environment in Kerry Buckland's works

Constructed environment in Kerry Buckland’s works

Kerry Buckland was born in Melbourne, Australia. Later she moved to rural West Coast of Victoria where an increasing interest in indigenous plant species and art was established. Primarily as a painter her practice examines aspects of contemporary Western cultures relationship to the environment. She also uses multi media which is associated with mass production...
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Artist Cynthia Grow - visualizing Salvador Espriu's poetry

Artist Cynthia Grow – visualizing Salvador Espriu’s poetry

  Cynthia Grow is a visual artist from the United States whose work explores the interstices between art and language. Influenced by her studies in literature, she works on both abstract paintings and text-based conceptual works on paper. Cynthia received a degree in Painting from Accademia d’Arte in Florence, Italy and has completed projects at...
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Mediterranean of talents and desires

Mediterranean of talents and desires

Exhibition of the Mediterranean artists’ collection of Jiwar in Valencia  Opening of the exhibition the 4th October 2018 with Emili Payà (Octubre CCC director), Chene Gómez (CREART founder), Mireia Estrada (Jiwar co-founder and director), Maite Ibáñez (Mostra Viva) The works that you will see in this exhibition and its contexts of creation deeply mark our identity as a...
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Winter residencies open call

Winter residencies open call

Winter residencies at Jiwar   Jiwar Creation and Society is a residency based in Barcelona, in the heart of the Gràcia district. Its basic philosophy concentrates on the right to intercultural mobility and its various aspects. Jiwar, meaning neighbourhood in Arabic, promotes the idea of interculturalism through a set of artistic events that enhance the...
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Five editions of ekphrastic poetry workshop by Sharon Dolin

Five editions of ekphrastic poetry workshop by Sharon Dolin

Remebering the american poet Sharon Dolin’s workshops
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Global Intellectual Historian and Southeast Asianist Ph.D. Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz

Global Intellectual Historian and Southeast Asianist Ph.D. Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz

Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz, Ph.D. is a Global Intellectual Historian and Southeast Asianist, currently working as a Research Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, before which she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University in the United States. Originally from the Philippines, her broad research interests center on...
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Ng'endo Mukii, independent filmmaker

Ng’endo Mukii, independent filmmaker

  Ng’endo Mukii is an award-winning film director, most well known for film ‘Yellow Fever’. Her documentary-animation exploring Western influences on African women’s ideals of beauty. Ng’endo focuses on relationships and the separation between perception and reality. At the prestigious Design Indaba conference (2015), she gave a presentation, ‘Film Taxidermy and Re-Animation,’ proposing the use...
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Matias Factorovich exhibition in Barcelona "See the World"

Matias Factorovich exhibition in Barcelona “See the World”

Matias Factorovich, visual artist from Alta Gracia, Córdoba, Argentina, was linked to the art world sinceadolescence. His first non-conventional exhibitions marked an early stage to his artistic development. During these exhibitions, he was investigating different media: from painting, poetry and photography to performance. During his stay in Buenos Aires he exhibited in a large number...
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Sculptor in residency Caroline Bugby

Sculptor in residency Caroline Bugby

Caroline Bugby is a sculptor and installation artist from the UK. She received her Masters in Fine Art from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. During her residency at Jiwar she will be exploring ideas centred around construction and found fragments, focusing on Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia church as a source of inspiration. “A...
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Illustrator in residency Cara Hanley

Illustrator in residency Cara Hanley

Cara Hanley received a Bachelor of Arts in art history and psychology from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, a Master of Social Work in clinical social work from the University at Albany, and have also completed fine arts coursework at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and University at Albany. In the summer...
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