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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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New deadline Open Call Making neighbourhood_4_"Altered Alterities"

New deadline Open Call Making neighbourhood_4_”Altered Alterities”

Making neighbourhood_4_Altered Alterities New deadline: 17th July, 2016 Due to problems with our server we have decided to extend the deadline until the 17th of July . Please send applications to this different email address info@jiwarbarcelona.com Results: August 1st, 2016 Open Call without restrictions of age and/or nationality Open to all the disciplines Residency from the 14th...
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Performance Tamrat Gezahegne

Performance Tamrat Gezahegne

“OUR CLIMATE AND THE CLOTHES WE WEAR” Performance. Saturday the 28th, 12h Jiwar Garden C. Jaén, 14   Today we are dealing with a serious climatic chaos. Floods, violent storms, drought, conflicts, caused by El Nino global warming are more and more frequent around the Horn of Africa. As reported by FSNWG in March 2016, approximately...
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New member of Jiwar’s team

New member of Jiwar’s team: Lucia Pinzani Lucia Pinzani (S.Daniele del Friuli – 1990). Through artistic and musical studies, she developed her interests in the fields of visual contemporary art, experimental music and art curating. In recent years in particular, she has been engaged in the creation of artistic performances and sound art installations. Recently, she...
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Video of big format SHODÔ performance in Plaça del Diamant

Video of big format SHODÔ performance in Plaça del Diamant

Video Douglas Sielski. Credit featured image: Mireia Manen
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Collin Sekajugo interviewed by Nicky Armstrong

Collin Sekajugo interviewed by Nicky Armstrong

Collin Sekajugo is an East African artist who was resident at the Jiwar centre for six weeks in collaboration with the Africa Centre. Founder of the first arts centre in Rwanda, Ivuka, and fighting for social change and community safety in Uganda, Collin spoke to us about his work, his art and his two homes...
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Who are we? See how we explain our project. VIDEO.

Who are we? See how we explain our project. VIDEO.

As we are, as we do
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