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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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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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Josefina Rozenwasser, musician and singer

Josefina Rozenwasser, musician and singer

Josefina Rozenwasser, artist in residence Josefina Rozenwasser is a Singer and Composer born in 1986 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has toured Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, the United States, China and Korea. In 2016, she did an artistic residency at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel (Shanghai, China), where she completed the first album of her project...
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Open call Fall 2017 & Winter 2018

Open call Fall 2017 & Winter 2018

OPEN CALL WINTER 2018 & LAST AVAILABILITIES FALL 2017 Open call to all artists  and professionals (social scientists and researches are welcome) who create and reflect on urban space, and whose work uses the city as a material of inspiration or investigation. Jiwar Creation and Society is a residency based in Barcelona. Its basic philosophy...
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Danielle Balk (Netherlands), artist in residence

Danielle Balk (Netherlands), artist in residence

“As an illustrator I enjoy working on different projects to show different sides of me. I transform my life into works of art so they can become part of someone else’s life. I get inspired by a lot of things but the most important one is the city life. Big cities have a fascinating atmosphere...
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Marc Badia, selected artist for the production and residency grant in Tbilissi (Georgia)

Marc Badia, selected artist for the production and residency grant in Tbilissi (Georgia)

FIRST EXCHANGE BARCELONA-TBILISSI FOR VISUAL ARTISTS. Marc Badia is the Catalan artist selected for the first exchange with the Visual Art & Design School (VADS) from the Free University of Tbilissi (Georgia). “Right now I’m really focused on the idea of the painting as an object. Thinking about the historical weight as discipline on one...
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