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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

The past 24 and 25 October Jiwar participated in the great meeting of the Anna Lindh Foundation (Fundació Anna Lindh) on the island of Malta. With 600 other associations in our Mediterranean region, we took matters in our own hands on major issues like: mobility, social justice and extremism. It was organized as 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 the aim to encourage and promote emerging artists of the international contemporary panorama while making them partakers of our city’s artistic scene. Developed in collaboration with creation centers and residences of 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 with a digital draw. The portraits have personalities of their own. They result from Dana Zed’s interaction with the one being...
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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

Exposición en la sede del distrito de Gràcia hasta el 29 de julio de 2016 Plaça de la Vila, 2 De lunes a viernes de 8h30 a 14h30 Martes, 12 de julio a las 19h30 Copa con la artista Sachiyo Kaneko La japonesa Sachiyo Kaneko  es una de las artistas residentes en Jiwar que ha...
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Kubra & pas de vianants II. Performance of Kubra Khademi

Kubra & pas de vianants II. Performance of Kubra Khademi

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

The Inverted Square

 The inverted Square, in Plaça del Diamant  Installed from the 8th until the 25th of April  Camille Rajotte spent her first residence in Jiwar in July 2014. During this stay she realized a sketch for her project The Inverted Square. In these last days she finally had the possibility of turning the sketch into a concrete...
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