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Alaa Satir interviewed by Lluna Rebel, independent feminist art media

Alaa Satir interviewed by Lluna Rebel, independent feminist art media

Interview with Alaa Satir  Drawings using humour from a feminist viewpoint to make reflect on gender, race and religion Alaa Satir, sudanese illustrator and graphic designer in residence at Jiwar with the second edition of the Xabaca project. We invite you to watch her interview with Lluna Rebel (in catalan with English subtitles).
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Sondos Shabayek interviewed by the catalan TV

Sondos Shabayek interviewed by the catalan TV

Interview with Sondos Shabayek: “We internalize the voices of our sorroundings and we become our own censors” The Egyptian journalist, scriptwriter, writer and dramatist, in residence at Jiwar for the second edition of the Xabaca project, offered her perspective in the Més 3/24 program of the Catalan state TV. You can watch the interview (in catalan) here...
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Alaa Satir, cartoonist and illustrator

Alaa Satir, cartoonist and illustrator

Alaa Satir is a Sudanese cartoonist from Khartoum, graduated as an architect from the University of Khartoum. She is currently working as graphic designer, illustrator and cartoonist. Various offices and NGOs used her visual art. She made her first personal exhibition in 2017 called Morning Doodles, addressing topics like feminism, social media and politics . She...
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Sondos Shabayek, writer and theater direcctor

Sondos Shabayek, writer and theater direcctor

Sondos Shabayek is the Director of The BuSSy project: a performing arts project that documents gender based stories and presents them on stage. She is also the Founder & Director of Tahrir Monologues (a performance of true stories from Egypt’s revolution). She wrote and directed award winning ‘Girl’ a short film about harassment in Cairo. She also...
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Art and feminism in the city. Round table "Artists against censorphip and self censorhip"

Art and feminism in the city. Round table “Artists against censorphip and self censorhip”

Second edition of XABACA project Round table with the selected artists 2018 Sondos Shabayek (El Cairo) & Alaa Satir (Khartum) Monday 12th November at 19h IEMed, C. Girona, 20 “Artists against censorship and self censorship. The role of female artists as agents for social change in diverse contexts of creation” Free entry. Presentation in English with simultaneous translation into Catalan. @Jana Trabulsi The writer, storyteller, performer and...
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Souths. Artists from the global South

Souths. Artists from the global South

Collective exhibition Centre cívic Ateneu Fort Pienc EXTENDED!!! From 7th to 10th December Opening 6th November 19.30h Guided visit 19th November 19.30h Mondays – Fridays 10h-20h Saturdays 10h14h and 16h-20h Address: pl. Fort Pienc 4-5 Jiwar has developed, over its 7 years of existence, an international artists’ residency program, from which artists from all over...
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Mediterranean of talents and desires

Mediterranean of talents and desires

Exhibition of the Mediterranean artists’ collection of Jiwar in Valencia  Opening of the exhibition the 4th October 2018 with Emili Payà (Octubre CCC director), Chene Gómez (CREART founder), Mireia Estrada (Jiwar co-founder and director), Maite Ibáñez (Mostra Viva) The works that you will see in this exhibition and its contexts of creation deeply mark our identity as a...
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Resolution Xabaca. Selected artists.

Resolution Xabaca. Selected artists.

ARTISTS SELECTED XABACA 2018 After deliberation between the 93 applications, the 2 selected artists for the second edition of Xabaca project 2018 are: Sondos Shabayek, Cairo. Alaa Satir, Khartoum. Finalists: Mirella Salame, Beirut. Sara Ali, Khartoum Khadija El Abyad, Rabat  
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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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OTOXO Film Screening: XABACA documentary

OTOXO Film Screening: XABACA documentary

During the Xabaca project, in which Jiwar participated with Novact and Al Fanar Foundation, the audiovisual company OTOXO Productions wanted to document the follow-up of our artists, their artistic process and their fight through their art to raise their voices against censorship and to get the women’s rights. The creation of this network of denunciation...
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