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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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(Español) Artista visual peruana en residencia: Rocío Dávila

(Español) Artista visual peruana en residencia: Rocío Dávila

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Chilean artist in residence: Paz Sandoval

Chilean artist in residence: Paz Sandoval

  Biography “I am a student of visual arts in Chile, at the Finis Terrae University. I did other studies that had no relation to the artistic area and I didn’t finish the last one of it to follow my vocation: Art. I have realized that I’m in a personal search focused on spiritual transcendence...
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Writing residency in April 2017. Open call.

Writing residency in April 2017. Open call.

Open Call for Writers In the context of Saint George’s Day, The Day of Books and Roses, Jiwar celebrated a month devoted to writing hosting 4 writers and developing an special program around writing and literature. All genders: fiction, non fiction, poetry, prose, theatre, … All languages. The communication language during the residency will be...
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Helena Wadsley. Artist in residence.

Helena Wadsley. Artist in residence.

  Artist Statement The representation of women has been a thematic thread through my practice; women’s labour and identity through costume and textiles have become important elements as I push painting into the realm of sculpture, site-specificity and interactivity. In Barcelona, I am working on a sequel to Olive Gowns, a project in which I...
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Collaborate with Mohamed, Iraqi artist

Collaborate with Mohamed, Iraqi artist

memorial-of-christmas-tree-for-mosul-final “It was tremendous. Baghdad was lit up like a Christmas tree,” said a U.S. wing commander back from bombing the Iraqi capital. Thursday, Jan. 17 1991 Imagine Iraqis living for decades under bombing, political upheavals, dictatorship, embargo and wars; would erection of a memorial for Christmas tree lit the sky again? An Iraqi art researcher, temporarily...
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Amado Alfadni, presentation in Vila de Gràcia library

Amado Alfadni, presentation in Vila de Gràcia library

Wednesday 14th December. At 7 pm. Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia. Carrer del Torrent de l’Olla, 104 Amado Alfadni takes part of the 4th edition of Jiwar project Making neighbourhood called “Altered alterities” “I am an Egyptian-born Sudanese artist. My childhood was composed of two environments: the Cairene street and the Sudanese home. The relationship, and...
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Xabaca Project. Open call.

Xabaca Project. Open call.

International network against censorship on Arab women’s art OPEN CALL   Xabaca seeks to empower female artists as a source of social transformation and defense of Human Rights. This project is hosted by the following organizations: NOVACT (Barcelona), Fundation Al Fanar (Madrid) and Jiwar Creation and Society (Barcelona) and is supported economically by the Catalan Agency for Development...
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Tell us the extraordinary traditional characters of your culture!

Tell us the extraordinary traditional characters of your culture!

  AMADO ALFADNI’S PROJECT   WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO EXPLAIN US THE HISTORY OF THE EXTRAORDINARY CHARACTERS OF THE TRADITIONAL STORIES OF THEIR CULTURE. “My name is Amado Alfadni and I am a Sudanese artist living in Egypt. My project has been chosen by Jiwar Creation and Society in the call Making Neighborhood....
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Presentation Timo Malmi's short film

Presentation Timo Malmi’s short film

    TUESDAY 29TH NOVEMBER, 19h. FREE ENTRY. Jiwar Creacition and Society. C. Astúries 36, Pral.   Next Tuesday 29th November, Timo Malmi, resident in Jiwar, will present his short film called The Battle of Tampere. Timo will introduce the film with a brief explanation of its content and once the film is finished, there...
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Mohamed Rabiei. Iraqi multidisciplinary artist.

Mohamed Rabiei. Iraqi multidisciplinary artist.

  Artist statement:    Rehearse on rehearsal his practice-based research investigates the parameters of proposal versus object, the mechanics of language and the ambiguity of meaning and perceiving. Mohamed works with wide range of medium; drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, performance, video and photography; as ‘a sort of discursive argument.’ he presents a distinct, poetic and...
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