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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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New deadline Open Call Making neighbourhood_4_"Altered Alterities"

New deadline Open Call Making neighbourhood_4_”Altered Alterities”

Making neighbourhood_4_Altered Alterities New deadline: 17th July, 2016 Because problems in our server we have decide to extend the deadline until the 17th of July . The applications will be sended to this different adress info@jiwarbarcelona.com Results: August 1st, 2016 Open Call without restrictions of age and/or nationality Open to all the disciplines Residency from...
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Performance Tamrat Gezahegne

Performance Tamrat Gezahegne

“OUR CLIMATE AND THE CLOTHE WE WEAR” Performance. Saturday the 28th, 12h Jiwar Garden C. Jaén, 14   Today we are dealing with a serious climatic chaos. Floods, violent storms, drought, conflicts, caused by El Nino global warming are always more frequent in the Horn of Africa. As reported by FSNWG in March 2016, approximately...
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Gràcia Open Studio

Gràcia Open Studio

Sorry, this entry is only available in Español and Catala.
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Introducing Tamra Gezahagne

Introducing Tamra Gezahagne

Introducing Tamra Gezahagne, Ethiopian visual artist. A personal vision of art Contemporary in my country.       Tamra Gezahagne discuss his vision of the creative moment of contemporary art in his country, Ethiopia. In English with simultaneous translation into Catalan.    Today, May 20 at 19:00 Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia. C. Torrent de l’Olla, 104
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Tamrat Gezahegne, Ethiopia

Tamrat Gezahegne, Ethiopia

Tamrat Gezahegne (Ethiopia)   Tamrat Gezahegn was born in 1977 in Addis Ababa. He graduated from the Addis Ababa University, Alle School of Fine Arts and Design in 2000 with a Diploma in Painting. He is the founding member of Netsa Art Village which was the most dynamic venue for the flourishing of the contemporary art...
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Alice Labourel,   new resident in Jiwar.

Alice Labourel, new resident in Jiwar.

Alice Labourel, architect, new resident in Jiwar.       My name is Alice Labourel and I am a young creative architect. I was graduated in 2013 at the Ecole Spéciale d’Architecture, in Paris, and did an exchange at the Southern California Institute of Architecture, in Los Angeles. My diploma, which was supervised by well-known...
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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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