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Lina Sofia Lundin, artist in residence

Lina Sofia Lundin, artist in residence

Lina Sofia is a textile artist who investigates art processes in relationship to a place, material and knowledge. She is based in the countryside of Sweden where she explores natural dyes, cultivating dye plants and natural fibers. While working she is incoporating local skills from the community by including neighbours, old and new friends in...
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Ioana Georgescu, artist in residence

Ioana Georgescu, artist in residence

Ioana Georgescu is an artist and novelist based in Montreal, Canada but was born in Bucharest, Romania. Her work is presented in North America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe in galleries, museums, city streets, ruins and on water. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature with a dissertation on frames, framing and artistic space....
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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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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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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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The square as creation space. Exhibition until the 29th of July

The square as creation space. Exhibition until the 29th of July

Exhibition in the main district office in Gracia until the 29th July 2016 Plaça de la Vila, 2 Monday to Friday from 0830 to 1430 Tuesday, 12th July at 1930 Meeting with the artista Sachiyo Kaneko The Japanese Sachiyo Kaneko is one of the resident artists at Jiwar who presented her work to the neighbours...
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Tamrat Gezahegne, Ethiopia

Tamrat Gezahegne, Ethiopia

Tamrat Gezahegne (Ethiopia)   Tamrat Gezahegn was born in 1977 in Addis Ababa. He graduated from Addis Ababa University, Alle School of Fine Arts and Design in 2000 with a Diploma in Painting. He is the founding member of Netsa Art Village which was the most dynamic venue for the flourishing of the contemporary art in...
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Writing Jam Sant Jordi's Day in Jiwar

Writing Jam Sant Jordi’s Day in Jiwar

Enjoy Sant Jordi day with us Jam Writing session All languages are welcome 23 of April, 19h30 C. Jaén, 14 (Jiwar back garden) Contribution 5€ A glass of wine and nibbles will be offered by Le Regioni d’Italia Second collaboration with Colectivo Escritura en vivo. A big JAM writing session with live music and live painting. Musicians:...
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Kubra & pas de vianants II. Performance by Kubra Khademi

Kubra & pas de vianants II. Performance by Kubra Khademi

Kubra & pederastian sigh II Kubra Khademi, is an artist who had an scholarship from Jiwar during the summer of 2015 and  is currently is in Paris as a political refugee. She reflects on the apparent neutrality of the pictograms used in the traffic lights that, by default, are male. Kubra physically assumes the persona...
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Video of big format SHODÔ performance in Plaça del Diamant

Video of big format SHODÔ performance in Plaça del Diamant

Video Douglas Sielski. Credit featured image: Mireia Manen
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