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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 From 7th to 29th November 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 the...
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Unpredictable encounters in Alexander Klang's photography

Unpredictable encounters in Alexander Klang’s photography

Alexander Klang lives in Berlin (Germany) where he graduated last year in Photography. Currently he is enrolled in a two year postgraduate photography Masterclass at the Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie in Berlin. Alexanders subject is analog portrait photography. “I am interested in encounters with strangers, usually in unfamiliar places. I am not interested in telling a story...
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Constructed environment in Kerry Buckland's works

Constructed environment in Kerry Buckland’s works

Kerry Buckland was born in Melbourne, Australia. Later she moved to rural West Coast of Victoria where an increasing interest in indigenous plant species and art was established. Primarily as a painter, her practice examines aspects of contemporary Western cultures relationship to the environment. She also uses multi media which is associated with mass production...
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Artist Cynthia Grow - visualizing Salvador Espriu's poetry

Artist Cynthia Grow – visualizing Salvador Espriu’s poetry

  Cynthia Grow is a visual artist from the United States whose work explores the interstices between art and language. Influenced by her studies in literature, she works on both abstract paintings and text-based conceptual works on paper. Cynthia received a degree in Painting from Accademia d’Arte in Florence, Italy and has completed projects at...
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Winter residencies open call

Winter residencies open call

Winter residencies at Jiwar   Jiwar Creation and Society is a residency based in Barcelona, in the heart of the Gràcia district. Its basic philosophy concentrates on the right to intercultural mobility and its various aspects. Jiwar, meaning neighbourhood in Arabic, promotes the idea of interculturalism through a set of artistic events that enhance the...
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Global Intellectual Historian and Southeast Asianist Ph.D. Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz

Global Intellectual Historian and Southeast Asianist Ph.D. Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz

Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz, Ph.D. is a Global Intellectual Historian and Southeast Asianist, currently working as a Research Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, before which she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University in the United States. Originally from the Philippines, her broad research interests center on...
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Ng'endo Mukii, independent filmmaker

Ng’endo Mukii, independent filmmaker

  Ng’endo Mukii is an award-winning film director, most well known for film ‘Yellow Fever’. Her documentary-animation exploring Western influences on African women’s ideals of beauty. Ng’endo focuses on relationships and the separation between perception and reality. At the prestigious Design Indaba conference (2015), she gave a presentation, ‘Film Taxidermy and Re-Animation,’ proposing the use...
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Matias Factorovich exhibition in Barcelona "See the World"

Matias Factorovich exhibition in Barcelona “See the World”

Matias Factorovich, visual artist from Alta Gracia, Córdoba, Argentina, was linked to the art world sinceadolescence. His first non-conventional exhibitions marked an early stage to his artistic development. During these exhibitions, he was investigating different media: from painting, poetry and photography to performance. During his stay in Buenos Aires he exhibited in a large number...
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Sculptor in residency Caroline Bugby

Sculptor in residency Caroline Bugby

Caroline Bugby is a sculptor and installation artist from the UK. She received her Masters in Fine Art from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. During her residency at Jiwar she will be exploring ideas centred around construction and found fragments, focusing on Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia church as a source of inspiration. “A...
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