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Andrea Kirchhofer, musician in residence

Andrea Kirchhofer, musician 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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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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Project Memory and City. Looking for participants

Project Memory and City. Looking for participants

Memory and City. Project en curs Jiwar-Elif Gülen We are looking for people from the city of Barcelona who are 70 or older and who live in the house where they were born or they grew up as kids, to be interviewed and photographed at home. At the fifth edition of the project Making neighbourhood (2017)...
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Constructed environment in Kerry Buckland's works

Constructed environment in Kerry Buckland’s works

Kerry Buckland was born in Melbourne, Australia. Later she moved to rural West Coast of Victoria where an increasing interest in indigenous plant species and art was established. Primarily as a painter, her practice examines aspects of contemporary Western cultures relationship to the environment. She also uses multi media which is associated with mass production...
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Artist Cynthia Grow - visualizing Salvador Espriu's poetry

Artist Cynthia Grow – visualizing Salvador Espriu’s poetry

  Cynthia Grow is a visual artist from the United States whose work explores the interstices between art and language. Influenced by her studies in literature, she works on both abstract paintings and text-based conceptual works on paper. Cynthia received a degree in Painting from Accademia d’Arte in Florence, Italy and has completed projects at...
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Winter residencies open call

Winter residencies open call

Winter residencies at Jiwar   Jiwar Creation and Society is a residency based in Barcelona, in the heart of the Gràcia district. Its basic philosophy concentrates on the right to intercultural mobility and its various aspects. Jiwar, meaning neighbourhood in Arabic, promotes the idea of interculturalism through a set of artistic events that enhance the...
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Five editions of ekphrastic poetry workshop by Sharon Dolin

Five editions of ekphrastic poetry workshop by Sharon Dolin

Remebering the american poet Sharon Dolin’s workshops
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