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Souths. Artists from the global South

Souths. Artists from the global South

Collective exhibition Centre cívic Ateneu Fort Pienc EXTENDED!!! From 7th to 10th December Opening 6th November 19.30h Guided visit 19th November 19.30h Mondays – Fridays 10h-20h Saturdays 10h14h and 16h-20h Address: pl. Fort Pienc 4-5 Jiwar has developed, over its 7 years of existence, an international artists’ residency program, from which artists from all over...
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Mediterranean of talents and desires

Mediterranean of talents and desires

Exhibition of the Mediterranean artists’ collection of Jiwar in Valencia  Opening of the exhibition the 4th October 2018 with Emili Payà (Octubre CCC director), Chene Gómez (CREART founder), Mireia Estrada (Jiwar co-founder and director), Maite Ibáñez (Mostra Viva) The works that you will see in this exhibition and its contexts of creation deeply mark our identity as a...
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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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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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Mário Macilau. Photographer

Mário Macilau. Photographer

Mário Macilau (b.1984) lives and works in Maputo, Mozambique. @ Mário Macilau 2018 Macilau started his photographic journey in 2003, and went professional after he traded his mother’s cellphone for his first camera in 2007. He specialises in long-term projects that link to multiple sub-genres; identity, political issues, environmental conditions, and engagement with socially isolated...
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Gràcia Open Studio

Gràcia Open Studio

Sorry, this entry is only available in Español and Catala.
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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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Collin Sekajugo. Presentations in Barcelona

Collin Sekajugo. Presentations in Barcelona

The role of art in Africa’s development   Monday the 14th of March at 7 p.m. Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia. C. Torrent de l’Olla, 104 In English with translation into Catalan   Friday, the 18th of March at 7p.m. Llibreria Altaïr. Espai Cafeteria. Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 616 In English with translation into...
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Collin Sekajugo. Visual artist, Uganda-Rwanda

Collin Sekajugo. Visual artist, Uganda-Rwanda

ART AS A DEVELOPMENT ENGINE. COLLIN SEKAJUGO AT JIWAR. Within the framework of the agreement with Africa Centre (South Africa), and this year with the support from The African Arts Trust (Kenia), Jiwar collaborates since three years in the AIR project in which 8 creators are selected from around 400 artist candidatures of every discipline...
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Khanyisile Mbongwa in Catalan media

Khanyisile Mbongwa in Catalan media

                   @Laia Serch Interview in Núvol, 24th of February 2015  Catalan online culture review. (In Catalan): http://www.nuvol.com/noticies/khanyisile-mbongwa-sud-africa-es-el-pais-mes-afrofobic-del-continent/   Barcelona TV (BTV) live connexion “Connexió Barcelona” 19th of February 2015. During the performance Umnikelo Oshisiwe. The burnt offering. A sacrifice, a cleanising, a purification, done in Casal del Barri Pou de la Figuera (Ciutat Vella, in...
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