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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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Paula Suominen, visual artist in Jiwar

Paula Suominen, visual artist in Jiwar

Paula Suominen is a Finnish artist, living and working in Posio, Lapland. She is graduate in Fine Art, University of Applied Sciences Tartu Körgem kunstiskool, department of painting, Tartu Estonia. Suominen is members Finnish Painters´ Union, Artists Association of Lapland and Turku Artists´ Association. Suominen has been creating public artworks and has taken part in...
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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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