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Media release 2014

Projects going on and on Art 21 magazine. Alchemy of Inspiration: Translating a City Back to Itself article at the international contemporary art magazine Art21 about the project Making neighborhood, published on February 2014 by the resident artist Jessica Lott The Postcolonialist. Vecinos. Neighbours. Film Review: “Home is the planet, don’t accept anything else” film review at the internacional...
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Media release 2013

News and first projects The last idea of Jiwar new on the local newspaper L’independent de Gràcia on May 2013, by C. Bellver (in catalan) Jiwar seeks ‘people from the neighborhood’ for a new social photography project new on the local newspaper L’independent de Gràcia on October 2013, by S. Manzanera (in catalan) The Jiwar entity brings...
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Media release 2012

Starting to be known… Jiwar, the first international residence of artists in Gràcia: Video of the first interview to Mireia Estrada, Jiwar’s director and co-founder, in Barcelona TV, on February 2012, by M. Casals (in catalan) Video BTV on Vimeo L’independent: Jiwar association opens the first international residence of artists first article about Jiwar in the local newspaper L’independent...
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Alaa Satir, cartoonist and illustrator

Alaa Satir, cartoonist and illustrator

Alaa Satir is a Sudanese cartoonist from Khartoum, graduated as an architect from the University of Khartoum. She is currently working as graphic designer, illustrator and cartoonist. Various offices and NGOs used her visual art. She made her first personal exhibition in 2017 called Morning Doodles, addressing topics like feminism, social media and politics . She...
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Andrea Kirchhofer and Jonas Guggenheim, musicians in residence

Andrea Kirchhofer and Jonas Guggenheim, musicians in residence

Andrea studied jazz violin in Zürich, Switzerland (Master Diploma 2014) She is working as a violinist and singer in various bands and projects, playing music with influences of Jazz, folk music, experimental rock, classical, electronic music and music for theatre plays. She composes instrumental music and songs for her bands Zugluft, Atrium and the The Sporthorses...
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Rachel Cantor, writer in residence

Rachel Cantor, writer in residence

Cover of the author’s last book   RACHEL CANTOR is the author of the novels Good on Paper (Melville House 2016) and A Highly Unlikely Scenario (Melville House 2014). Two dozen of her short stories have appeared in literary magazines, anthologies, and prize collections in the U.S. and the U.K. She has been awarded numerous fellowships, including at artists’ residencies in...
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Sondos Shabayek, writer and theater direcctor

Sondos Shabayek, writer and theater direcctor

Sondos Shabayek is the Director of The BuSSy project: a performing arts project that documents gender based stories and presents them on stage. She is also the Founder & Director of Tahrir Monologues (a performance of true stories from Egypt’s revolution). She wrote and directed award winning ‘Girl’ a short film about harassment in Cairo. She also...
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Art and feminism in the city. Round table "Artists against censorphip and self censorhip"

Art and feminism in the city. Round table “Artists against censorphip and self censorhip”

Second edition of XABACA project Round table with the selected artists 2018 Sondos Shabayek (El Cairo) & Alaa Satir (Khartum) Monday 12th November at 19h IEMed, C. Girona, 20 “Artists against censorship and self censorship. The role of female artists as agents for social change in diverse contexts of creation” Free entry. Presentation in English with simultaneous translation into Catalan. @Jana Trabulsi The writer, storyteller, performer and...
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Unpredictable encounters in Alexander Klang's photography

Unpredictable encounters in Alexander Klang’s photography

Alexander Klang lives in Berlin (Germany) where he graduated last year in Photography. Currently he is enrolled in a two year postgraduate photography Masterclass at the Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie in Berlin. Alexanders subject is analog portrait photography. “I am interested in encounters with strangers, usually in unfamiliar places. I am not interested in telling a story...
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Tea for five- Opium Clippers, Neja Tomšič performance

Tea for five- Opium Clippers, Neja Tomšič performance

Tea for five
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