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Michele King_Mobility Lab Barcelona

Michele King_Mobility Lab Barcelona

Michele King. Selected artist for Making neighbourhood_5_Mobilites Originally from the field of urban planning, Michele King began her visual art practice as a painter in the late 1990’s. Her work now spans mixed media, digital materials and participatory field studies with a sensibility towards relationships between people and their environment. Her process enters into a...
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Elif Gülen starts her project about the memory and the city

Elif Gülen starts her project about the memory and the city

Elif Gülen, selected artist for the 5th edition of Making neighbourhood project_Mobilities Elif was born in Baltimore M.D. U.S.A. She moved with her family back to Turkey and lived most of her life in Istanbul. After graduating with a BA in Graphic Design, she traveled the world for a year taking photos in numerous countries...
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Open Workshops Barcelona

Open Workshops Barcelona

Jiwar open studio in Taller Oberts Barcelona 2017  21st and 22nd of October Jiwar participes once again in Barcelona Open Workshops next weekend. The artists in residence Josefina Rozenwasser (musician, Buenos Aires), Elif Gülen (photographer, Istanbul, selected artist for the 5th edition of Making neighborhood project_Mobilities), Behzad Shafagh(design, Teheran) and Mahyar Sadr (photography, Teheran) will show...
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Marc Badia, selected artist for the production and residency grant in Tbilissi (Georgia)

Marc Badia, selected artist for the production and residency grant in Tbilissi (Georgia)

FIRST EXCHANGE BARCELONA-TBILISSI FOR VISUAL ARTISTS. Marc Badia is the Catalan artist selected for the first exchange with the Visual Art & Design School (VADS) from the Free University of Tbilissi (Georgia). “Right now I’m really focused on the idea of the painting as an object. Thinking about the historical weight as discipline on one...
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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 Making...
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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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