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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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Call to particpants. Exchange one story-one portrait. Dana Zed's project.

Call to particpants. Exchange one story-one portrait. Dana Zed’s project.

CALL TO PARTICIPATE IN DANA ZED’S PROJECT ONE STORY- ONE PICTURE. EXCHANGE. The Californian artist in residence in Jiwar Dana Zed is looking for people ready to share one story with her in exchange with a digital draw. The portraits have personalities of their own. They result from Dana Zed’s interaction with the one being...
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Selected projects. Making neighbourhood_4_Altered alterities

Selected projects. Making neighbourhood_4_Altered alterities

Selected projects. Making neighbourhood_4_ Residencies in November-December 2016 We are glad to announce the selected projects for Making neighbourhood 4td edition Altered alterities. Once again, we are proud to receive applications from around the world, from Baghdad to Sao Paulo, Bilbao and Karachi. LOCAL ARTIST Selected project: Realidades superpuestas-Materialidades resonantes. From Julia Salgueiro. FINALIST: (Ad)tracions....
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Open studio in the garden. Work in process artists in residence

Open studio in the garden. Work in process artists in residence

SUMMER OPEN STUDIO Wednesday the 10th of August 19h-21h Jiwar garden. C. Jaén, 14     Before to take a break we will share a moment with a fresh drink and the works in process of our residents Giorgi Maghradze (visual arts, Georgia) Dana Zed (visual arts, U.S.) Namita Chakrabarty (writing, UK) Danielle Carla Hogan...
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Dana Zed. Visual artist.

Dana Zed. Visual artist.

Dana Zed. New artist in residence.   Dana Zed is an artist of a several mediums. Her digital pictures began while commuting between Oakland and San Francisco, California on the subway. These are drawn quickly. The work inspired a blog called betweenstops.com where text and pictures combine. After the year of commuter drawing, Dana became...
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Danielle Carla Hogan. New artist in residence.

Danielle Carla Hogan. New artist in residence.

Danielle Carla Hogan (Canada). Craft cultures and the creative histories of women. Danielle Carla Hogan is a maker, and the Lewis Fellowship PhD candidate in practice-led research at the University of New Brunswick in Atlantic Canada. She is the founding (‘midwife’) director of The Gynocratic Art Gallery, or The GAG, a not-for-profit online gallery which...
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New artist in residence. Namita Chakrabarty. Writing.

New artist in residence. Namita Chakrabarty. Writing.

New artist in residency. Writing and performance. Namita Chakrabarty (UK)   At Jiwar Dr Namita Elizabeth Chakrabarty will be working on a novella, experimenting with lyrical language and form, exploring love, complicated by our entwined cultures. Her work is interdisciplinary: prose fiction, recorded and live performance, and critical academic writing using visual imagery, with a particular...
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Giorgi Maghradze, visual artist

Giorgi Maghradze, visual artist

New artist in residency: Giorgi Maghradze, visual artist, designer, Georgia Born in Tbilisi, Georgia, in 2009 Giorgi Maghradze graduated from the Academy of Arts of Tbilisi with bachelor degree in Interior Design. During his studies he started to work as an artist and after the graduation he had his first personal exhibition ‘Mechanical cyber Dada’....
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The square as creation space. Exhibition until the 29th of July

The square as creation space. Exhibition until the 29th of July

Exposición a la sede del distrito de Gràcia hasta el 29 de julio de 2016 Plaça de la Vila, 2 De lunes a viernes de 8h30 a 14h30 Martes, 12 de julio a las 19h30 Copa con la artista Sachiyo Kaneko La japonesa Sachiyo Kaneko  es una de las artistas residentes en Jiwar que ha...
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Consuelo Tupper, visual artit, Chile

Consuelo Tupper, visual artit, Chile

Consuelo Tupper, artist in residence                        Picture: People playing during the June open studio in Jiwar. Credits: Consuelo Tupper.   Human being walks for days among trees and stones. He rarely stops at one thing, and he does when he recognize it as the sign of something else. A footprint in the sand indicates a...
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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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