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Making neighbourhood - 5 years

Making neighbourhood – 5 years

Our homage to the project Making neighbourhood, with all our gratitude to the 15 artists and the people who gave their time to collaborate and make it possible. Thank you for these creative journeys that gave us the most wonderful moments and experiences.
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Artists conversation 2: Elif Gülen (Istanbul) & Raquel Friera (BCN)

Artists conversation 2: Elif Gülen (Istanbul) & Raquel Friera (BCN)

Elif Gülen and Raquel Friera exchange their experiences as artists in Barcelona and Istanbul and discuss about memory, public and private space, time and visual arts in eastern and western world.
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Artists conversation: 1. Mohamed El Harb & Domènec

Artists conversation: 1. Mohamed El Harb & Domènec

Jiwar starts its conversation program between an artist in residence and a local artist. Domènec and Mohamed El Harb share their projects and visions about Barcelona, Beirut and Jerusalem linking the gentrification processus, the manipulation of memory and the social challenges between these Mediterranean cities.
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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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"Home-made" by Israel De La Paz (Spanish subtitles)

“Home-made” by Israel De La Paz (Spanish subtitles)

Follow-up on the work of the Mexican artist Israel De La Paz, who was selected in the third edition of the project Building neighborhoods “Home.” November and December 2015. Video by Anne Murray.
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Jiwar’s therapeutic garden

Jiwar’s therapeutic garden

In the frame of Wil Weldon research, this video explains the collaboration between JIWAR and ARAPDIS through the care of plants and vegetables. This project was part of the video documentary research about the vegetable gardens in Barcelona by which Wil Weldon was selected for the 2nd edition of Jiwar’s Making neighbourhood project.
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Performance Julia Salgueiro

Performance Julia Salgueiro

Within the framework of the project “Building neighborhoods” 4 Julia Salgueiro, a Brazilian artist based in Barcelona, developed her sound and performance project “Superimposed Realities: Resonating Alteriades”, from which she established a set of speeches, perspectives and contexts based on the written papers that over the last few years have been found on the ground...
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BTV 2013 Making neighbourhood 1st edition (ENG subtitles)

BTV 2013 Making neighbourhood 1st edition (ENG subtitles)

About the exhibition of the first edition of Making negihbourhood project in 2013 with the artists Sydelle Willow Smith, Andrei Farcasanu, Thomas Strickland and Jessica Lott.
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Making neighbourhood project

Making neighbourhood project

Natalia Sanjuan gives her vision about the first edition of Making neigbhourhood project with the artists Sydelle Willow Smith (South Africa, photography and video), Andrei Farcasanu (photography, Romania-BCN), Thomas Strickland (visual arts, Canada) and Jessica Lott (writing, US).
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Open call for Arab female artists_Xabaca_2

Open call for Arab female artists_Xabaca_2

XABACA PROJECT_2_ 2018 INTERNATIONAL NETWORK AGAINST CENSORSHIP AND STEREOTYPES ON ARAB’S WOMEN ART Women artists for social transformation TOPIC Xabaca was born from the collaboration of Novact (BCN), Al Fanar (Madrid) and Jiwar (BCN). It wants to support female Arab creators for two reasons: their role in social transformation through art and for the double...
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