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Nancy Hanway, writer in residence

Nancy Hanway, writer in residence

Biography Nancy Hanway’s short fiction and creative non-fiction has been published in The Florida Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Willow Review, WomenArts Quarterly, Washington Square Review, and in many other journals in the U.S. and internationally. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and was a finalist for the McKnight Fellowship in Creative Prose. She has...
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Arabic calligraphy workshop with Sadik Haddari

Arabic calligraphy workshop with Sadik Haddari

Arabic calligraphy workshop with the artist Sadik Haddari (Morocco) Friday the 28th of April 2017 18h-20h Jiwar. C. Asturias 36, Pral. Metro Fontana 12€/person   The Moroccan artist and master Sadik Haddari will share the principes of the Arabic calligraphy. Explanations about its origine and practice with kalam (pen). Workshop for adults 12€/person. Obligatory inscription:...
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Sadik Haddari, calligrapher artist, performance in Plaça del Diamant

Sadik Haddari, calligrapher artist, performance in Plaça del Diamant

PERFORMANCE Saturday the 29th of April 12h-12h30 Plaça del Diamant   Sadik Haddari, calligrapher and visual artist (Morocco) is invited by Jiwar to offer to our neighbourhood a moment of retreat and beauty with the participation of the music of Bella Hang You are all invited. If rain, the performance is cancelled. About Sadik Haddari:...
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Iranian writer, Ghazaleh Hashemiazar

Iranian writer, Ghazaleh Hashemiazar

    Biography and Artist Statement  “I am Ghazaleh Hashemiazar, an Iranian writer who graduated from Karaj Islamic Azad University with a first class honors degree in Translation Studies in 2008. In 2011-2012 I moved to India to pursue higher education at the University of Pune where I got MA English with distinction. I was...
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Remembering Kubra Khademi

Remembering Kubra Khademi

  The Afghan performer Kubra Khademi was spontaneously chosen by Nau Côclea, Muga Caula and Jiwar after her unexpected arrival in Paris, this allowed her to escape from a context of constant threat and danger after her Armor performance (Armor) in the centre of Kabul in 2015. The networks of collaboration of the small structures...
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Emily Blackmore, visual artist

Emily Blackmore, visual artist

  Biography Emily Blackmore was born in Texas in 1987. She moved to London in 2016 to study at the University of East London’s MA Fine Art course. Emily has a BA in Communication from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and an MLS in Global Studies from Southern Methodist University. Both have informed her work with...
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Ghazaleh Hashemiazar wins the grant for the Writing program 2017

Ghazaleh Hashemiazar wins the grant for the Writing program 2017

Announcement. Selection for the Writing Program 2017. Ghazaleh Hashemiazar is the selected writer. This year there have been 58 writing projects which have competed to take part in the Jiwar Writing Program 2017 as granted writer. We have received projects in Arabic, Spanish, French and English from 22 different countries around the world. SHORTLISTED WRITERS:...
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Xabaca artists. Sofia Aissaoui and Houda Lakhdar, Moroccan filmmakers

Xabaca artists. Sofia Aissaoui and Houda Lakhdar, Moroccan filmmakers

Short film “Zahra” Sofia Aissaoui and Houda Lakhdar are Moroccan filmmakers based between Rabat and Casablanca. The two women first met at ESAV (Marrakech Film School), where they graduated in Editing and Directing in 2012. Having first gone along the path of distribution and production, these days they write and direct content for the Moroccan...
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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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