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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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Christina Schultz travels to Morocco with her projet "Objets and desires", winner of the production and residency grant in Le 18 Marrakech

Christina Schultz travels to Morocco with her projet “Objets and desires”, winner of the production and residency grant in Le 18 Marrakech

Objects and desires, a project from Christina Schultz The project won the first production and residency grant in Marrakech through the exchange Jiwar-Le 18. ”Objects and Desires” follows the transport ”off track” of goods between Spain and Morocco, concentrating especially on the goods transported by women in this system of transportation of daily products from Europe...
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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 Mahyiar Sadr Mahllati (photography, Teheran) will...
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Open call Fall 2017 & Winter 2018

Open call Fall 2017 & Winter 2018

OPEN CALL WINTER 2018 & LAST AVAILABILITIES FALL 2017 Open call to all artists  and professionals (social scientists and researches are welcome) who create and reflect 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...
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Danielle Balk (Netherlands), artist in residence

Danielle Balk (Netherlands), artist in residence

“As an illustrator I enjoy working on different projects to show different sides of me. I transform my life into works of art so they can become part of someone else’s life. I get inspired by a lot of things but the most important one is the city life. Big cities have a fascinating atmosphere...
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Marc Badia, selected artist for the production and residency grant in Tbilissi (Georgia)

Marc Badia, selected artist for the production and residency grant in Tbilissi (Georgia)

FIRST EXCHANGE BARCELONA-TBILISSI FOR VISUAL ARTISTS. Marc Badia is the Catalan artist selected for the first exchange with the Visual Art & Design School (VADS) from the Free University of Tbilissi (Georgia). “Right now I’m really focused on the idea of the painting as an object. Thinking about the historical weight as discipline on one...
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Panick Attack, performance duo

Panick Attack, performance duo

WHO ARE WE? We are a duo performance art collective, Emily Demetriou (Nicosia, Cyprus) and Naz Balkaya (Istanbul, Turkey), currently based in London. Both experiencing the embodiment of migration and exchanging ideas consistently with excitement, as well as our common social feminist understanding was what evoked the beginning of our collaboration. Our nations, religions and...
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Geoffrey Gates, writer in residence

Geoffrey Gates, writer in residence

Geoffrey Gates is an Australian writer resident at Jiwar for the month of September 2017. He has two published novels – A Ticket for Perpetual Locomotion (2005) and The Copyart Murders (2015). Whilst at Jiwar, Geoffrey is working on his current project, entitled Province – a novel about a fictitious Australian artist from the 1930s,...
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Motoko Honda, musician

Motoko Honda, musician

ARTIST STATEMENT of MOTOKO HONDA, ARTIST IN RESIDENCE (Japan/US) “I believe the music is a life itself, often unpredictable and surprising, and I try to let it breath and discover its own course.  For me, the sound, often people call it “music” is an art which transcend us as human beings, bringing universal and ageless...
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Caroline Inckle, artist in residence

Caroline Inckle, artist in residence

My work explores a material relationship with the world through image making and sculpture. I often begin with walking and collecting physical objects and materials or photographic imagery. I then go on to use this collected imagery and documentation to create drawings, prints and sculptural installations. My work is influenced by the idea of making...
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