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A library in Accra. Sylvia's Arthur presentation.

A library in Accra. Sylvia’s Arthur presentation.

The literary activist Sylvia Arthur presents her project Libreria One Library in Accra (Ghana) Thursday, the 22th of February 7 p.m. Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia Torrent de l’Olla, 104 (BCN) Presentation in English with translation into Catalan Jiwar books donation to Libreria “I started Libreria because I want Ghanaians to have access to the kind...
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Presentation of Anastasia Akhvlediani's work in Patara centre.

Presentation of Anastasia Akhvlediani’s work in Patara centre.

The Georgian artist Anastasia Akhvlediani, artist in residence in Jiwar thanks to the exchange between Jiwar and the VADS (Visual Arts and Design School de la Free University of Tbilissi) presents her work in the independant space Patara, in Gràcia. With the music of Bella Hang (hang) and Freak slug (electric guitar).  
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Anastasia Akhvlediani , Visual Artist

Anastasia Akhvlediani , Visual Artist

Anastasia Akhvlediani is a Tbilisi (Georgia) based artist working in painting, sculpture and installation. Currently she studies Visual Arts, Architecture and Design School (VAADS) at Free University , Tbilisi. Her works mostly are inspired by her Surroundings. Lately she started working to translate accient Georgian artifacts and ornaments into the Contemporary art. She has participated...
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Maluy Benet, photographer and writer

Maluy Benet, photographer and writer

She became interested in literature, and at fourteen she began to write poems and a personal diary; At fifteen, her first novel was over. She published children’s literature: Els visitants de Mont-virolat (Ed. La Nau); Juvenile literature: L’últim paradís, Missatge en un rellotge i Un café sol (Ed Tabarca); black novel: La cuscusera farcida, literary prize of l’Alcúdia; Els raigs sobre...
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Melisa Freund, director and playwright in Jiwar

Melisa Freund, director and playwright in Jiwar

Born in Buenos Aires in 1980. Is a graduate in Dramaturgy from the School of Dramatic Arts of the city of Buenos Aires (School of Dramatic Art-EAD) She attended private dramaturgy workshops. She completed a Master’s degree in playwriting at the National University of Arts (UNA). She is currently in process of writing her thesis...
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Alison Nguyen, videoartist in residence

Alison Nguyen, videoartist in residence

Alison Nguyen is a New York-based artist whose video, film, and installation work raises questions about the circulation of images and the cultural surrounding. She often integrates appropriated footage from mass media, investigating systems of control found within the visual codes of this material. She received her B.A from Brown University, Providence, RI. Nguyen’s work...
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Writing residency in April 2018. Open call.

Writing residency in April 2018. Open call.

Open Call for Writers. Three writers selected. One full grant. In the context of Saint George’s Day, Jiwar celebrates a month devoted to writing hosting 3 writers and developing an special program around writing and literature. All genders: fiction, non fiction, poetry, prose, theatre, cinema, … The communication language during the residency will be English. That...
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Psychogeographic mapping of Mobility, by Moritz Ahlert

Psychogeographic mapping of Mobility, by Moritz Ahlert

“The “Psychogeographic Mapping of Mobility” is a hybrid of participatory urban research-, intervention- and performance-project. In this three week residency I want to critically analyze the physical and societal borders of the shared cityscape of Gàrcia – together in collective drifts in order to cross and expand these boundaries. The project will consist of two...
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Interventions in the square

Interventions in the square

The Iranian artist Behzad Shafagh offered to the city of Barcelona some of his creations, as artistic intervention in the public space. A gift to the city. Parents and children are very happy with these new elements in their square.  
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Last availabilities residencies winter 2018

Last availabilities residencies winter 2018

Open call to all artists  and professionals (social scientists and researches are welcome) who create  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 concentrates on the right to intercultural mobility and its various aspects....
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