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OTOXO Film Screening: XABACA documentary

OTOXO Film Screening: XABACA documentary

During the Xabaca project, in which Jiwar participated with Novact and Al Fanar Foundation, the audiovisual company OTOXO Productions wanted to document the follow-up of our artists, their artistic process and their fight through their art to raise their voices against censorship and to get the women’s rights. The creation of this network of denunciation...
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Arabic calligraphy workshop with Sadik Haddari

Arabic calligraphy workshop with Sadik Haddari

Arabic calligraphy workshop with the artist Sadik Haddari (Morocco) Friday the 28th of April 2017 18h-20h Jiwar. C. Asturias 36, Pral. Metro Fontana 12€/person   The Moroccan artist and master Sadik Haddari will share the principes of the Arabic calligraphy. Explanations about its origine and practice with kalam (pen). Workshop for adults 12€/person. Obligatory inscription:...
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Iranian writer, Ghazaleh Hashemiazar

Iranian writer, Ghazaleh Hashemiazar

    Biography and Artist Statement  “I am Ghazaleh Hashemiazar, an Iranian writer who graduated from Karaj Islamic Azad University with a first class honors degree in Translation Studies in 2008. In 2011-2012 I moved to India to pursue higher education at the University of Pune where I got MA English with distinction. I was...
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Remembering Kubra Khademi

Remembering Kubra Khademi

  The Afghan performer Kubra Khademi was spontaneously chosen by Nau Côclea, Muga Caula and Jiwar after her unexpected arrival in Paris, this allowed her to escape from a context of constant threat and danger after her Armor performance (Armor) in the centre of Kabul in 2015. The networks of collaboration of the small structures...
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Last Call Residency May - 2017

Last Call Residency May – 2017

Last call for artists and researchers May 2017 Jiwar Creation and Society is a residency based in Barcelona, in the heart of the Gracia 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...
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"Now we go to shopping malls in the way we used to go to church."

“Now we go to shopping malls in the way we used to go to church.”

“Now we go to shopping malls in the way we used to go to church.” Fátima Mortada A Penelope of the 21st Century. Like the character from The Odyssey, she weaves works that denounce social and gender injustice. The Lebanese artist Fatima Mortada left her studio in Beirut in order to come to Barcelona for...
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Open call: Portraits of Barcelona

Open call: Portraits of Barcelona

Portraits of Barcelona Open Call: LOOKING FOR 15-30 INDIVIDUALS CURRENTLY LIVING IN BARCELONA WILLING TO HAVE THEIR PHOTO USED FOR THE PORTRAIT PROJECT. Deadline FRIDAY 14 APRIL. Jiwar artist in residence, Emily Blackmore, is gathering photo submissions to create an abstract portrait series featuring people who call Barcelona home. The goal of the project is...
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XABACA PROJECT: International network against the censorship of female arabic artists

XABACA PROJECT: International network against the censorship of female arabic artists

  The Xabaca International Network was born with the aim of promoting the artistic creation of Arab women as a source of social transformation and defence of human rights, thereby breaking down stereotypes. Novact, Al Fanar and Jiwar, together with CasaÁrabe and IEMed, have developed this project, which both counters censorship and supports the female...
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Making Neighborhood 4: Performance Julia Salgueiro

Making Neighborhood 4: Performance Julia Salgueiro

In the framework of ‘Making Neibourhood_4’ Julia Salgueiro, a Brazilian artist currently living in Barcelona, developed her sound and performance project “Realidades superpuestas. Alteriades resonantes”, from which she established a discourse based on games, gazes and contexts by using the texts that were written on pieces of paper she randomly found in the street and...
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Jiwar participated in the Med Forum 2016 among other associations of the Euro-Mediterranean civil society

Jiwar participated in the Med Forum 2016 among other associations of the Euro-Mediterranean civil society

On the 24th and 25th October, Jiwar attended a great meeting organised by the Anna Lindh Foundation (Fundació Anna Lindh) on the island of Malta. With 600 other associations in our Mediterranean region, we took matters into our own hands on major issues like: mobility, social justice and extremism. The meeting was organized into plenary sessions...
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