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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 a Catalan poet and how she was translated and edited in English. Gemma Gorga’s Llibre dels minuts (2006) will be published in a bilingual Catalan/English edition by the Field Translation Series (Oberlin University Press) in 2019. In December, 2013, the award-winning American poet Sharon Dolin came for a residency at...
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Mónica Félix. Puerto Rican Artist.

Mónica Félix. Puerto Rican Artist.

My work is a confessionary of self-narratives that come to relevance when discussing the female construct. In my case, a woman born and raised in Puerto Rico, a place of resilient history and cultural pride that makeup an oppressed tropical colony. In my adult years I’ve brought to seek far from it to grasp an...
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Michele King_Mobility Lab Barcelona

Michele King_Mobility Lab Barcelona

Michele King. Selected artist for Making neighbourhood_5_Mobilites Originally from the field of urban planning, Michele King began her visual art practice as a painter in the late 1990’s. Her work now spans mixed media, digital materials and participatory field studies with a sensibility towards relationships between people and their environment. Her process enters into a...
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Elif Gülen starts her project about the memory and the city

Elif Gülen starts her project about the memory and the city

Elif Gülen, selected artist for the 5th edition of Making neighbourhood project_Mobilities Elif was born in Baltimore M.D. U.S.A. She moved with her family back to Turkey and lived most of her life in Istanbul. After graduating with a BA in Graphic Design, she traveled the world for a year taking photos in numerous countries...
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Christina Schultz travels to Morocco with her projet "Objets and desires", winner of the production and residency grant in Le 18 Marrakech

Christina Schultz travels to Morocco with her projet “Objets and desires”, winner of the production and residency grant in Le 18 Marrakech

Objects and desires, a project from Christina Schultz The project won the first production and residency grant in Marrakech through the exchange Jiwar-Le 18. ”Objects and Desires” follows the transport ”off track” of goods between Spain and Morocco, concentrating especially on the goods transported by women in this system of transportation of daily products from Europe...
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Josefina Rozenwasser, musician and singer

Josefina Rozenwasser, musician and singer

Josefina Rozenwasser, artist in residence Josefina Rozenwasser is a Singer and Composer born in 1986 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has toured Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, the United States, China and Korea. In 2016, she did an artistic residency at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel (Shanghai, China), where she completed the first album of her project...
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Danielle Balk (Netherlands), artist in residence

Danielle Balk (Netherlands), artist in residence

“As an illustrator I enjoy working on different projects to show different sides of me. I transform my life into works of art so they can become part of someone else’s life. I get inspired by a lot of things but the most important one is the city life. Big cities have a fascinating atmosphere...
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Marc Badia, selected artist for the production and residency grant in Tbilissi (Georgia)

Marc Badia, selected artist for the production and residency grant in Tbilissi (Georgia)

FIRST EXCHANGE BARCELONA-TBILISSI FOR VISUAL ARTISTS. Marc Badia is the Catalan artist selected for the first exchange with the Visual Art & Design School (VADS) from the Free University of Tbilissi (Georgia). “Right now I’m really focused on the idea of the painting as an object. Thinking about the historical weight as discipline on one...
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Panick Attack, performance duo

Panick Attack, performance duo

WHO ARE WE? We are a duo performance art collective, Emily Demetriou (Nicosia, Cyprus) and Naz Balkaya (Istanbul, Turkey), currently based in London. Both experiencing the embodiment of migration and exchanging ideas consistently with excitement, as well as our common social feminist understanding was what evoked the beginning of our collaboration. Our nations, religions and...
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Geoffrey Gates, writer in residence

Geoffrey Gates, writer in residence

Geoffrey Gates is an Australian writer resident at Jiwar for the month of September 2017. He has two published novels – A Ticket for Perpetual Locomotion (2005) and The Copyart Murders (2015). Whilst at Jiwar, Geoffrey is working on his current project, entitled Province – a novel about a fictitious Australian artist from the 1930s,...
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