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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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Lina Sofia Lundin, artist in residence

Lina Sofia Lundin, artist in residence

Lina Sofia is a textile artist who investigates art processes in relationship to a place, material and knowledge. She is based in the countryside of Sweden where she explores natural dyes, cultivating dye plants and natural fibers. While working she is incoporating local skills from the community by including neighbours, old and new friends in...
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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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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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Marina Caliari, artist in residence

Marina Caliari, artist in residence

Marina Caliari was born in 1980 and raised in Espírito Santo, Brazil where she studied fine arts at the Federal University Of Espírito Santo. Subsequent to that she attended the Post-Graduate program in conservation and restoration of cultural heritage at the Escola L’a Industrial in Barcelona, Spain. She lived in Barcelona for 9 years working...
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An artistic vindication of neighbourhood values

An artistic vindication of neighbourhood values

Copy of the article published in Barcelona Metropolis magazine 104 (June 2017) By Mireia Estrada Gelabert, Co-founder and Director of Jiwar Creation and Society An artistic vindication of neighbourhood values Over the last five years, artists from very different cultures have come through the Associació Jiwar – jiwar means “neighbourhood” in Arabic. The association is...
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OTOXO Film Screening: XABACA documentary

OTOXO Film Screening: XABACA documentary

During the Xabaca project, in which Jiwar participated with Novact and Al Fanar Foundation, the audiovisual company OTOXO Productions wanted to document the follow-up of our artists, their artistic process and their fight through their art to raise their voices against censorship and to get the women’s rights. The creation of this network of denunciation...
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