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Charlie Ramírez, artist in residence

Charlie Ramírez, artist in residence

“I’m an artist from Puerto Rico. I like to explore the subconscious and paint in a automated spontaneous manner.  Usually my paintings looks like landscapes or outer space. It is an exploration of the psyche, and can reflect a personal human experience of memory, engaging the viewer to reminisce or question their own life.”  ...
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Marina Caliari, artist in residence

Marina Caliari, artist in residence

Marina Caliari was born in 1980 and raised in Espírito Santo, Brazil where she studied fine arts at the Federal University Of Espírito Santo. Subsequent to that she attended the Post-Graduate program in conservation and restoration of cultural heritage at the Escola L’a Industrial in Barcelona, Spain. She lived in Barcelona for 9 years working...
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Andrea Narváez, photographer, in residence

Andrea Narváez, photographer, in residence

Andrea Narváez is an artist based in Puerto Rico mainly interested in photography and cinema. Andrea is currently a student in the Escuela de Artes Plásticas y Diseño of Puerto Rico. “Every man is more than just himself; he also represents the unique, the very special and always significant and remarkable point at which the...
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Open call for visual artists. Residency in Tbilissi.

Open call for visual artists. Residency in Tbilissi.

CROSSED RESIDENCIES FOR VISUAL ARTISTS  BARCELONA-TBILISSI Jiwar Creació i Societat, in partnership with the Visual Arts and Design School (VADS) from the Free University of Tbilissi (Georgia) and with the support of Institut Ramon Llull launch and open call for a productino and exhibition residency in November 2017 in Georgia. For young artists under 35...
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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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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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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. 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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Selected artists for XABACA project

Selected artists for XABACA project

After the deliberation of the selection committee around the 142 applications received we are glad to announce the selected artists for the project XABACA Lebanon: Fatima Mortada, visual arts Palestina: Haya Zaatry,  music Morocco: Houda Lakhdar & Sofia Aissaoui, cinema Tunisia: Farah Ben Mansour, illustration   The finalists are: From Lebanon: Yumna Al Arashi, Yara...
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