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Ng'endo Mukii, independent filmmaker

Ng’endo Mukii, independent filmmaker

  Ng’endo Mukii is an award-winning film director, most well known for film ‘Yellow Fever’. Her documentary-animation exploring Western influences on African women’s ideals of beauty. Ng’endo focuses on relationships and the separation between perception and reality. At the prestigious Design Indaba conference (2015), she gave a presentation, ‘Film Taxidermy and Re-Animation,’ proposing the use...
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Resolution Xabaca. Selected artists.

Resolution Xabaca. Selected artists.

ARTISTS SELECTED XABACA 2018 After deliberation between the 93 applications, the 2 selected artists for the second edition of Xabaca project 2018 are: Sondos Shabayek, Cairo. Alaa Satir, Khartoum. Finalists: Mirella Salame, Beirut. Sara Ali, Khartoum Khadija El Abyad, Rabat  
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SPUD JIWAR BARCELONA

SPUD JIWAR BARCELONA

Research residency with Jiwar Creation and Society, Barcelona. The residency provided an opportunity to make a performative event and hold SPUD workshops and public presentations that reflected upon the parallels between the violence that structured the economic and social conditions of the Irish Famine and the economic consequences of globalization playing out through migration today....
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Jiwar Writing Program 2018

Jiwar Writing Program 2018

  The Indian writer, translator, cultural journalist and literacy activist Arundhati Deosthale, the Uruguayan Quebec-based writer and language teacher Lucía Flores and the London-born young writer and storyteller Adjoa Wiredu were selected to come to Jiwar into this year’s Writing Program. Here they will work each on experiences as a literacy activist, on a novel...
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Making neighbourhood - 5 years

Making neighbourhood – 5 years

Our homage to the project Making neighbourhood, with all our gratitude to the 15 artists and the people who gave their time to collaborate and make it possible. Thank you for these creative journeys that gave us the most wonderful moments and experiences.
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Artists conversation 2: Elif Gülen (Istanbul) & Raquel Friera (BCN)

Artists conversation 2: Elif Gülen (Istanbul) & Raquel Friera (BCN)

Elif Gülen and Raquel Friera exchange their experiences as artists in Barcelona and Istanbul and discuss about memory, public and private space, time and visual arts in eastern and western world.
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Artists conversation: 1. Mohamed El Harb & Domènec

Artists conversation: 1. Mohamed El Harb & Domènec

Jiwar starts its conversation program between an artist in residence and a local artist. Domènec and Mohamed El Harb share their projects and visions about Barcelona, Beirut and Jerusalem linking the gentrification processus, the manipulation of memory and the social challenges between these Mediterranean cities.
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Tamrat Gezahegne Performance “Our climate and the clothes we wear”

Tamrat Gezahegne Performance “Our climate and the clothes we wear”

The Italian writer Tommaso Merlo give us his vision of the Tamrat Gezahegne’s performance in Galeria d’Art Lola Ventós (Figueres). Tamrat Gezahegne is a visual artist from Ethiopia, granted by the AIR grant 2015 from Africa Centre and Jiwar. A collaboration Jiwar-Africa Centre     With the support:
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"Home-made" by Israel De La Paz (Spanish subtitles)

“Home-made” by Israel De La Paz (Spanish subtitles)

Follow-up on the work of the Mexican artist Israel De La Paz, who was selected in the third edition of the project Building neighborhoods “Home.” November and December 2015. Video by Anne Murray.
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Jiwar’s therapeutic garden

Jiwar’s therapeutic garden

In the frame of Wil Weldon research, this video explains the collaboration between JIWAR and ARAPDIS through the care of plants and vegetables. This project was part of the video documentary research about the vegetable gardens in Barcelona by which Wil Weldon was selected for the 2nd edition of Jiwar’s Making neighbourhood project.
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