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Daniel Pabst, photographer and musician

Daniel Pabst, photographer and musician

  Daniel Pabst was born in 1971 in Vienna. He began working as a photographer at his father’s gallery, Galerie Michael Pabst, in Munich. He has shown work at PhotoMonth London (2015); photo::vienna at the Museum of Applied Arts Vienna (2015), EyeEmAwards in New York City (2015); Lange Nacht der Museen in Klagenfurt, Austria (2014);...
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Nidaa Aboulhosn, visual artist in residence

Nidaa Aboulhosn, visual artist in residence

Nidaa Aboulhosn is a Lebanese-American artist working in photography, video and animation. In her photographic work, she creates metaphor-driven image sequences to evoke a tangential mode of perception. Extracting fragments from everyday life in different locales, she searches for the magical amid the dismal, at times filtering the “real” through the lens of the absurd...
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Media release 2016

A place where Africa and Europa meet… with art BTV: El cantautor sudanés Abazar Hamid, acogido en la residencia Jiwar a través del PEN catalán new about the resident artist in the Barcelona local TV, february 2016 (in catalan) Línia Gràcia: El cantautor exiliado Abazar Hamid pasa 10 días en Gracia new about the resident artist...
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Media release 2015

Primers acknowledgements…and there we go! Mediterráneo: audio podcast of the Spanish National Radio program with an interview to Mireia Estrada about Making neighbourhood, january 2015, by P. Sampietro (in spanish) Núvol. El digital de cultura. L’apuntador. Khanyisile Mbongwa: “Sud-áfrica es el país más afrofóbico del continente” interview in the Núvol review to the selected artist for the AIR program,...
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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: new of the first interview to Mireia Estrada, Jiwar’s director and co-founder, in Barcelona TV, on February 2012, by M. Casals (in catalan), also available as video on Vimeo L’independent: Jiwar association opens the first international residence of artists first article about Jiwar in the local...
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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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