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Charlie Ramírez, artist in residence

Charlie Ramírez, artist in residence

“I’m an artist from Puerto Rico. I like to explore the subconscious and paint in a automated spontaneous manner.  Usually my paintings looks like landscapes or outer space. It is an exploration of the psyche, and can reflect a personal human experience of memory, engaging the viewer to reminisce or question their own life.”  ...
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Verdict. Selected artists Making neighbourhood_5_Mobilities.

Verdict. Selected artists Making neighbourhood_5_Mobilities.

For the 5th Making neighbourhood_Mobilities we have received 63 applications from 37 different countries. Once again, it has been a very difficult selection process. The richness, the quality and the originality of the formats and approaches obliged us to decided to host a second international artist. We are glad to announce the selection: Selected artists...
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Summertime open studio

Summertime open studio

In Jiwar Wednesday, the 9th of August at 7 p.m. C. Astúries 36, Pral. Free entry, drink 2€ Last opportunity to know the work of our artists in residence Charlie Ramírez (visual arts, painting and grafitti), Marina Caliari (installation), Mohamed Khalil Harb (urban research), Michael Haas (collage) and Dana Zed (illustration), Caroline Inckle (installation).
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Open call research and production residence in Marrakech

Open call research and production residence in Marrakech

Crossed research residencies Barcelona-Marrakech OPEN CALL Artists from all disciplines or researchers interested in work with multidisciplinary methodologies which allow a documentation and a production of the process. The person has to live and work in Catalonia. All nationalities welcome. Residency in Le 18 (Marrakech) in Octobre 2017. Travel, accomodation and production costos covered. Deadline...
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Open call for visual artists. Residency in Tbilissi.

Open call for visual artists. Residency in Tbilissi.

CROSSED RESIDENCIES FOR VISUAL ARTISTS  BARCELONA-TBILISSI Jiwar Creació i Societat, in partnership with the Visual Arts and Design School (VADS) from the Free University of Tbilissi (Georgia) and with the support of Institut Ramon Llull launch and open call for a productino and exhibition residency in November 2017 in Georgia. For young artists under 35...
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An artistic vindication of neighbourhood values

An artistic vindication of neighbourhood values

Copy of the article published in Barcelona Metropolis magazine 104 (June 2017) By Mireia Estrada Gelabert, Co-founder and Director of Jiwar Creation and Society An artistic vindication of neighbourhood values Over the last five years, artists from very different cultures have come through the Associació Jiwar – jiwar means “neighbourhood” in Arabic. The association is...
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Open call. Making negibhourhood_5. Mobilities

Open call. Making negibhourhood_5. Mobilities

OPEN CALL FOR TWO ARTISTS, ONE LOCAL + ONE INTERNATIONAL Jiwar is making a call for the selection of two projects which relate to the theme of “Making neighbourhood_5_Mobilities” Deadline for the call: 20th July 2017 at 00h (Barcelona time) Selection anouncement: 25th July 2017 Open to all disciplines Research, creative and production residency at...
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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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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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