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Open call for Arab female artists_Xabaca_2

Open call for Arab female artists_Xabaca_2

XABACA PROJECT_2_ 2018 INTERNATIONAL NETWORK AGAINST CENSORSHIP AND STEREOTYPES ON ARAB’S WOMEN ART Women artists for social transformation TOPIC Xabaca was born from the collaboration of Novact (BCN), Al Fanar (Madrid) and Jiwar (BCN). It wants to support female Arab creators for two reasons: their role in social transformation through art and for the double...
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Paula Suominen, visual artist in Jiwar

Paula Suominen, visual artist in Jiwar

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. Suominen has been creating public artworks and has taken part in...
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Melisa Freund, director and playwright in Jiwar

Melisa Freund, director and playwright in Jiwar

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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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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"World is my home & the humanity my family", performace by Sadik Haddari in Plaça del Diamant

“World is my home & the humanity my family”, performace by Sadik Haddari in Plaça del Diamant

The calligraph moroccean artist Sadik Haddari, going with the music by Bella Hang, left this little art piece in Plaça del Diamant on saturday 29th of 2017: “The world is my house and the humanity my family”. Classic arabic calligraphy on a contemporary messasge we share with you. Some Photos by Jan Nebot
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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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