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Xabaca artists. Haya Zaatry, Palestinian singer songwriter.

Xabaca artists. Haya Zaatry, Palestinian singer songwriter.

A Palestinian Singer Songwriter and Architect, Co-founder of ElJam, born on the 23 October 1991 in Nazareth, moved at the age of 18 to Haifa where she is currently living. She graduated from the faculty of Architecture and Town Planning in the Technion (B.Arch 2016) with a nomination for the Reiskin Award for Excellence. “Currently...
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Xabaca artists. Farah Ben Mansour, Tunisian visual artist

Xabaca artists. Farah Ben Mansour, Tunisian visual artist

Farah Ben Mansour is an illustrator and a designer based in Tunis, Tunisia. She studied Design at Higher Institute of Fine Arts in Tunis and then she worked as a designer in the architecture and design company “VI”. She took part in different international projects (volunteering, architecture and design, photography and illustration), and in 2016,...
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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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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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