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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 Mahyiar Sadr Mahllati (photography, Teheran) will...
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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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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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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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Collaborate with Mohamed, Iraqi artist

Collaborate with Mohamed, Iraqi artist

memorial-of-christmas-tree-for-mosul-final “It was tremendous. Baghdad was lit up like a Christmas tree,” said a U.S. wing commander back from bombing the Iraqi capital. Thursday, Jan. 17 1991 Imagine Iraqis living for decades under bombing, political upheavals, dictatorship, embargo and wars; would the erection of a memorial Christmas tree light the sky again? As an Iraqi art researcher,...
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Amado Alfadni, presentation in Vila de Gràcia library

Amado Alfadni, presentation in Vila de Gràcia library

Wednesday 14th December. At 7 pm. Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia. Carrer del Torrent de l’Olla, 104 Amado Alfadni takes part of the 4th edition of Jiwar project Making neighbourhood called “Altered alterities” “I am an Egyptian-born Sudanese artist. My childhood was marked by two environments: the Cairene street and the Sudanese home. The relationship, and...
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Tell us the extraordinary traditional characters of your culture!

Tell us the extraordinary traditional characters of your culture!

  AMADO ALFADNI’S PROJECT   WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO CAN EXPLAIN TO US THE HISTORY OF THE EXTRAORDINARY CHARACTERS OF THE TRADITIONAL STORIES OF THEIR CULTURE. “My name is Amado Alfadni and I am a Sudanese artist living in Egypt. My project has been chosen by Jiwar Creation and Society in the call...
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Mohamed Rabiei. Iraqi multidisciplinary artist.

Mohamed Rabiei. Iraqi multidisciplinary artist.

  Artist statement:    Rehearse on rehearsal his practice-based research investigates the parameters of proposal versus object, the mechanics of language and the ambiguity of meaning and perceiving. Mohamed works with a wide range of medium; drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, performance, video and photography; as ‘a sort of discursive argument.’ he presents a distinct, poetic...
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