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Ghazaleh Hashemiazar wins the grant for the Writing program 2017

Ghazaleh Hashemiazar wins the grant for the Writing program 2017

Announcement. Selection for the Writing Program 2017. Ghazaleh Hashemiazar is the selected writer. This year there have been 58 writing projects which have competed to take part in the Jiwar Writing Program 2017 as granted writer. We have received projects in Arabic, Spanish, French and English from 22 different countries around the world. SHORTLISTED WRITERS:...
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Selected artists for XABACA project

Selected artists for XABACA project

After the deliberation of the selection committee around the 142 applications received we are glad to announce the selected artists for the project XABACA Lebanon: Fatima Mortada, visual arts Palestina: Haya Zaatry,  music Morocco: Houda Lakhdar & Sofia Aissaoui, cinema Tunisia: Farah Ben Mansour, illustration   The finalists are: From Lebanon: Yumna Al Arashi, Yara...
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Writing residency in April 2017. Open call.

Writing residency in April 2017. Open call.

Open Call for Writers In the context of Saint George’s Day, The Day of Books and Roses, Jiwar celebrates a month devoted to writing hosting 4 writers and developing an special program around writing and literature. All genders: fiction, non fiction, poetry, prose, theatre, … All languages. The communication language during the residency will be...
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Xabaca Project. Open call.

Xabaca Project. Open call.

International network against censorship on Arab women’s art OPEN CALL   Xabaca seeks to empower female artists as a source of social transformation and defense of Human Rights. This project is hosted by the following organizations: NOVACT (Barcelona), Fundation Al Fanar (Madrid) and Jiwar Creation and Society (Barcelona) and is supported economically by the Catalan Agency for Development...
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Jiwar participated in the Med Forum 2016 among other associations of the Euro-Mediterranean civil society

Jiwar participated in the Med Forum 2016 among other associations of the Euro-Mediterranean civil society

On the 24th and 25th October, Jiwar attended a great meeting organised by the Anna Lindh Foundation (Fundació Anna Lindh) on the island of Malta. With 600 other associations in our Mediterranean region, we took matters into our own hands on major issues like: mobility, social justice and extremism. The meeting was organized into plenary sessions...
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Last days open call fall and winter 2016 residencies

Last days open call fall and winter 2016 residencies

Dealing with the city. Fall 2016 and winter 2017. Residency in Barcelona     Disciplines, work equipment and assistance WHO CAN APPLY Applications are open to all artists (visual arts, crafts, design, sculpture, installation, writers, filmmakers) and social scientists/researchers seeking an opportunity to realize and present a project in a culturally challenging urban environment. Artists,...
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Collaboration with SWAB Barcelona Contemporary Art Fair 2016

Collaboration with SWAB Barcelona Contemporary Art Fair 2016

First collaboration with SWAB Barcelona Contemporary Art Fair Swab House is an initiative of Fundació Swab Barcelona which has aims to encourage and promote emerging artists on the international contemporary scene while making them actors in our city’s artistic scene. Developed in collaboration with creation centers and residences in Barcelona, the invited artists will produce, during the month prior to...
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Call to particpants. Exchange one story-one portrait. Dana Zed's project.

Call to particpants. Exchange one story-one portrait. Dana Zed’s project.

CALL TO PARTICIPATE IN DANA ZED’S PROJECT ONE STORY- ONE PICTURE. EXCHANGE. The Californian artist in residence in Jiwar Dana Zed is looking for people ready to share one story with her in exchange for a digital drawing. The portraits have personalities of their own. They are the result of Dana Zed’s interaction with the one...
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The square as creation space. Exhibition until the 29th of July

The square as creation space. Exhibition until the 29th of July

Exhibition in the main district office in Gracia until the 29th July 2016 Plaça de la Vila, 2 Monday to Friday from 0830 to 1430 Tuesday, 12th July at 1930 Meeting with the artista Sachiyo Kaneko The Japanese Sachiyo Kaneko is one of the resident artists at Jiwar who presented her work to the neighbours...
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Kubra & pas de vianants II. Performance by Kubra Khademi

Kubra & pas de vianants II. Performance by Kubra Khademi

Kubra & pederastian sigh II Kubra Khademi, is an artist who had an scholarship from Jiwar during the summer of 2015 and  is currently is in Paris as a political refugee. She reflects on the apparent neutrality of the pictograms used in the traffic lights that, by default, are male. Kubra physically assumes the persona...
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