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Sylvia Arthur: "Yes, I am a British woman, but I am also black woman"

Sylvia Arthur: “Yes, I am a British woman, but I am also black woman”

Article from  GENTE CORRIENTE
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Ann Mackowski visual artist in residence

Ann Mackowski visual artist in residence

Ann Mackowski is a San Francisco born artist whose work focusses on history, mythology, and cultural revolutions, and how ideology is expressed in actual physical space. As an artist in residence at Jiwar, she is focussing on the multiple waves of foreign influence associated with Barcelona’s architecture and organisation.  
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Jiwar Writing Program 2018

Jiwar Writing Program 2018

  The Indian writer, translator, cultural journalist and literacy activist Arundhati Deosthale, the Uruguayan Quebec-based writer and language teacher Lucía Flores and the London-born young writer and storyteller Adjoa Wiredu were selected to come to Jiwar into this year’s Writing Program. Here they will work each on experiences as a literacy activist, on a novel...
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Sigrún Hardardóttir  - musician in residency

Sigrún Hardardóttir – musician in residency

Sigrún studied music in Iceland, Berlin and Colorado and graduated with an M.Mus in violin performance in 2014. As a violinist she has played with groups like Skark, Caput and Sinfonia Nord, and played in studio recordings for artists like Björk and Ólafur Arnalds, played soundtracks for movies and TV series, and recently played on...
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Paula Suominen - Visual artist in residence Feb 2018

Paula Suominen – Visual artist in residence Feb 2018

Paula Suominen is a Finnish artist, living and working in Posio, Lapland. She is graduate in Fine Art, University of Applied Sciences Tartu Körgem kunstiskool, department of painting, Tartu Estonia. Suominen is members Finnish Painters´ Union, Artists Association of Lapland and Turku Artists´ Association. Paula Suominen is interested in natural light and colours. Her artworks...
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Melisa Freund - Playwriter in residence 2018/01-02

Melisa Freund – Playwriter in residence 2018/01-02

Born in Buenos Aires in 1980. Is a graduate in Dramaturgy from the School of Dramatic Arts of the city of Buenos Aires (School of Dramatic Art-EAD) She attended private dramaturgy workshops. She completed a Master’s degree in playwriting at the National University of Arts (UNA). She is currently in process of writing her thesis...
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Anastasia Akhvlediani - Visual artist in residence 01/2018

Anastasia Akhvlediani – Visual artist in residence 01/2018

Anastasia Akhvlediani is a Tbilisi (Georgia) based artist working in painting, sculpture and installation. Currently she studies Visual Arts, Architecture and Design School (VAADS) at Free University , Tbilisi. Her works mostly are inspired by her Surroundings. Lately she started working to translate anccient Georgian artifacts and ornaments into the Contemporary art.
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Artists conversation 2: Elif Gülen (Istanbul) & Raquel Friera (BCN)

Artists conversation 2: Elif Gülen (Istanbul) & Raquel Friera (BCN)

Elif Gülen and Raquel Friera exchange their experiences as artists in Barcelona and Istanbul and discuss about memory, public and private space, time and visual arts in eastern and western world.
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Artists conversation: 1. Mohamed El Harb & Domènec

Artists conversation: 1. Mohamed El Harb & Domènec

Jiwar starts its conversation program between an artist in residence and a local artist. Domènec and Mohamed El Harb share their projects and visions about Barcelona, Beirut and Jerusalem linking the gentrification processus, the manipulation of memory and the social challenges between these Mediterranean cities.
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Working together Alter Krapp and Cegep Gaspé students

Working together Alter Krapp and Cegep Gaspé students

The students from the program of Arts, Letters and Communication from the little town of Gaspé (Quebec, Canada) working together the 11th of March 2017 in Jiwar with the artist Alter Krap. Sharing experiences. Video: Tash McCammon  
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