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How Gemma Gorga poems have been translated into English

How Gemma Gorga poems have been translated into English

How an American poet discovered Catalan poet and how she was translated and edited in English. It’s Late It’s been a while since the last pair of animals climbed into the ark. An admirable job. The solitary ones have remained on earth, the unpaired, the ones marked with a red felt pen by God. The...
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Paula Suominen, visual artist in Jiwar

Paula Suominen, visual artist in Jiwar

Paula Suominen is a Finnish artist, living and working in Posio, Lapland. She is graduate in Fine Art, University of Applied Sciences Tartu Körgem kunstiskool, department of painting, Tartu Estonia. Suominen is members Finnish Painters´ Union, Artists Association of Lapland and Turku Artists´ Association. Suominen has been creating public artworks and has taken part in...
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Selected authors Writing Program April

Selected authors Writing Program April

Resolution of the Selection Committee. Writing program 2018 We have received 91 applications from authors from 32 countries and 11 writing languages: Spanish, English, French, dialectal Arabic, Hindi,  Bengali, Mazahua, Portuguese, Polish, Classic Arabic and Turkish. Winner full grant residence and travel: Arundhati Deosthale, non fiction, India Finalists: Geovannys Manso, poetry, Cuba Lindo Kushle, non...
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A library in Accra. Sylvia's Arthur presentation.

A library in Accra. Sylvia’s Arthur presentation.

The literary activist Sylvia Arthur presents her project Libreria One Library in Accra (Ghana) Thursday, the 22th of February 7 p.m. Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia Torrent de l’Olla, 104 (BCN) Presentation in English with translation into Catalan Jiwar books donation to Libreria “I started Libreria because I want Ghanaians to have access to the kind...
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Presentation of Anastasia Akhvlediani's work in Patara centre.

Presentation of Anastasia Akhvlediani’s work in Patara centre.

The Georgian artist Anastasia Akhvlediani, artist in residence in Jiwar thanks to the exchange between Jiwar and the VADS (Visual Arts and Design School de la Free University of Tbilissi) presents her work in the independant space Patara, in Gràcia. With the music of Bella Hang (hang) and Freak slug (electric guitar).  
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Anastasia Akhvlediani , Visual Artist

Anastasia Akhvlediani , Visual Artist

Anastasia Akhvlediani is a Tbilisi (Georgia) based artist working in painting, sculpture and installation. Currently she studies Visual Arts, Architecture and Design School (VAADS) at Free University , Tbilisi. Her works mostly are inspired by her Surroundings. Lately she started working to translate accient Georgian artifacts and ornaments into the Contemporary art. She has participated...
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Writing residency in April 2018. Open call.

Writing residency in April 2018. Open call.

Open Call for Writers. Three writers selected. One full grant. In the context of Saint George’s Day, Jiwar celebrates a month devoted to writing hosting 3 writers and developing an special program around writing and literature. All genders: fiction, non fiction, poetry, prose, theatre, cinema, … The communication language during the residency will be English. That...
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Psychogeographic mapping of Mobility, by Moritz Ahlert

Psychogeographic mapping of Mobility, by Moritz Ahlert

“The “Psychogeographic Mapping of Mobility” is a hybrid of participatory urban research-, intervention- and performance-project. In this three week residency I want to critically analyze the physical and societal borders of the shared cityscape of Gàrcia – together in collective drifts in order to cross and expand these boundaries. The project will consist of two...
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Isidor Fernandez, Making neighbourhood_5

Isidor Fernandez, Making neighbourhood_5

He began his artistic career with video art and photography at the beginning of the 90s, exploring other disciplines such as painting, sculpture and performance. In 2004 and the beginning of the degree in Social Anthropology, his interest turns to the social documentary formats, approaching ethnographic cinema and visual anthropology in its various variations (participatory...
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Making Neighbourhood_5 exhibition

Making Neighbourhood_5 exhibition

From the 13th of December to the 12th of January 2018. Sala d'exposicions del Districte de Gràcia. Plaça de la Vila, 2. Mornings from Monday to Friday 8h30 - 14h30 Thursdays until 20h30 Wednesday the 13th at 18h30. Meeting with the artists-inauguration.                           Foto: Elif Gülen During four weeks you can...
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