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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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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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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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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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Julia Salgueiro. Brazilian visual artist.

Julia Salgueiro. Brazilian visual artist.

Biography My interest in art emerged as a child, while exploring, creating and studying at the Municipal School of Artistic Initiation (EMIA), Brazil. In 2007 I finished my studies in Fine Arts at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), where I specialized in engraving and drawing in metal. After university I worked in my own workshop...
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Amado Alfadni. Egyptian-Sudanese artist.

Amado Alfadni. Egyptian-Sudanese artist.

Amado Alfadni has been selected with his project SUPERHEROES for the 4th edition of Making neighbourhood project “Altered alterities”   I am an Egyptian-born Sudanese artist. My childhood was composed of two environments: the Cairene street and the Sudanese home. The relationship, and sometimes tension, between the two strongly influenced my view of both cultures....
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Open Studio November

Open Studio November

Tuesday, November 15,19h. Jiwar Creation and Society. C. Astúries 36, Pral. Collaboration: € 3 Free entry. Limited capacity.   We pick up the thread of the open doors to share the work of residents Hena Asghar (visual arts, Pakistan), Timo Malmi (writing, Finland), Che Yeun (writing, Korea, back to Jiwar after being in residence in...
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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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