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Lisa Penny, visual artist in Jiwar

Lisa Penny, visual artist in Jiwar

Lisa Penny is a London based artist who co – runs lm6a Project Room in Dalston. In 2015 Penny received Arts Council funding for a residency at Eastside International in LA, which culminated in the publication of ‘Aesthetic Indifference’.The project waspresented as a text performance/reading with X marks the Bokship, at Matt’sGallery, London. Her practice...
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Arundhati Deosthale, writer in residency

Arundhati Deosthale, writer in residency

Indian writer, translator, cultural journalist and a literacy activist Arundhati Deosthale presently lives and works in Sitla cluster of villages, near Mukteshwar, in the Himalayan region. She is a founder trustee with A & A Book Trust, an NGO which publishes children’s books from different countries for the underprivileged children living in Indian villages and...
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Laura Marconi, visual artist

Laura Marconi, visual artist

 My name is Laura Marconi. I’m a visual artist form Rome, Italy, residing in Philadelphia, USA, where I studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. For the past few years I have been working on my view as an emigrant throughout my paintings and drawings. Mostly looking at reflections, this subject is an...
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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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Collaboration with SWAB Barcelona Contemporary Art Fair 2016

Collaboration with SWAB Barcelona Contemporary Art Fair 2016

First collaboration with SWAB Barcelona Contemporary Art Fair Swab House is an initiative of Fundació Swab Barcelona which has aims to encourage and promote emerging artists on the international contemporary scene while making them actors in our city’s artistic scene. Developed in collaboration with creation centers and residences in Barcelona, the invited artists will produce, during the month prior to...
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After Colometa. ArtEZ students' exhibition at La Violeta de Gràcia

After Colometa. ArtEZ students’ exhibition at La Violeta de Gràcia

After Colometa. International and neighbourhood collaboration   Illustration by Anouk van Dermeer Since the spring of 2010 the department of Illustration Design of ArtEZ Zwolle (The Netherlands) has been organizing an annual working period in Catalunya. Part of the period is a three day stay in Gràcia, Barcelona. Last year, students of the third and the fourth year read...
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First collaboration with CCCB. Philosophy in a world in conflict

First collaboration with CCCB. Philosophy in a world in conflict

Philosophy in a world in conflict. Talk by Carlos Fraenkel Wednesday 24th February. 19h – CCCB (C. Montalegre, 5, Espai MIRADOR) The philosopher Carlos Fraenkel will be introduced by Jiwar at CCCB (Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona, starting this way a first collaboration with the country’s most recognized space of debate and reflection. “When...
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Abazar Hamid on the press

Abazar Hamid on the press

Abazar Hamid on the press     Our Sudanese artist in residence is getting to know some catalan media and his message is being spread all around. Some days ago he was interviewed by the cultural magazine Núvol (in catalan), talking about Listen to the banned, the set of talks and concerts organized by PEN...
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Abazar Hamid, concert-talk. My story through my songs

Abazar Hamid, concert-talk. My story through my songs

Abazar Hamid, concert-talk Tuesday 16th February, 19.30h Espai Jiwar. C. Astúries 36, Pral. Previous registrations jiwar@jiwarbarcelona.com   The Sudanese musician Abazar Hamid will be for ten days at Jiwar thanks to the collaboration with PEN Català. The artist, taken in asylum by PEN’ International’s ICORN network in Norway, will do a series of presentations under...
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Jiwar and ARAPDIS Foundation working together for psychosocial rehabilitation

Jiwar and ARAPDIS Foundation working together for psychosocial rehabilitation

Users of ARAPDIS take care of Jiwar’s urban vegetable garden Jiwar initiates collaboration with the Foundation ARAPDIS, who works for the comprehensive psychosocial rehabilitation of people affected by mental illnesses. Users of the community rehabilitation service can now enjoy a few hours of rehabilitating and revitalising work in Jiwar’s vegetable garden. We hope it is...
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