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Resident 2012 Sameer Farooq. Audience Award for the 2013 CinemAsia Festival

Sameer Farooq, a resident in Jiwar during the month of February 2012, has been awarded with the Audience Award for Best Film in the CinemAsia Festival in Amsterdam. Our sincere congratulations! Part of the process of thefilm’s editing was made ​​in Jiwar. The Silk Road of Pop is a journey through  underground music that allows us toexplore the yearnings of the iugur young people, a muslim minority of China and to discover the strong identity of this people through their music, a true bastion of identity that differs them from the Han majority.
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SAMEER FAROOQ (Canada)

SAMEER FAROOQ (Canada)

Sameer Farooq was originally trained as a cultural anthropologist at McGill University in Montreal, and pursued visual art/design at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Sameer currently resides between Toronto, ON and Providence, RI (USA) where he is completing his MFA at the Rhode Island School of Design. He is co-founder of the documentary film...
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TOM BLOCK (US)

TOM BLOCK (US)

Tom Block is an artist, author and playwright.  He has shown his artwork in museums and galleries around the United States and Europe.  He was the founding producer of the first ever Amnesty International Human Rights Art Festival (April 2010).  He has published two books, and had his first two plays produced in Washington DC...
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ALLISON BROWN (US)

ALLISON BROWN (US)

I am a painter from Colorado and draw much inspiration from patterns from memories.  I am very interested in the interaction of patterns from my life with the natural pattern of the wood. These elements express how people become themselves from the pressures enveloping us. These patterns are painted or burned into wood panels and...
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BRITTANY EATON (US)

BRITTANY EATON (US)

I am Brittany, a painter from the USA. I lived in a small village outside of Barcelona, and my time at Jiwar helped me to stop just thinking about working, and work! My small paintings are often mixed media and reflect my constantly changing environments and experiences. www.brittanyeaton.com birdiees.tumblr.com
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INGRI FIKSDAL- INGVILD LANGGARD (PHAEDRA)- SIGNE BECKER (Norway)

INGRI FIKSDAL- INGVILD LANGGARD (PHAEDRA)- SIGNE BECKER (Norway)

Ingri Fiksdal (choreographer), Ingvild Langgård/Phaedra (composer) and Signe Becker (scenographer) all trained at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, and have collaborated on several projects ranging from visual art, to concerts and performances. Their two main works, The Orchard Ballads and Night Tripper have been performed in Norway, Sweden, Finland, England, Germany, Serbia, Austria,...
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JOANA FOSTER (Scotland)

JOANA FOSTER (Scotland)

Joanna Foster is an artist and musician working in the field of publicly engaged practice. Her work explores connections between physical, historical and personal  journeys, tracing narratives and relationships to place through the visual and experiential languages of printmaking, drawing, walking and sound recording. Walking is a key method used to engage with the environment,...
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KRISTINE HARPER (Copenhagen, Denmark)

KRISTINE HARPER (Copenhagen, Denmark)

I have a passion for visualizing experiences, thoughts, and feelings, and a need to express myself through colours. My background is a masters degree in philosophy and art, and I am currently teaching aesthetics at a design college in Copenhagen. My studio is located in Copenhagen. My media is acrylic paint on canvas. www.kristineharper.com
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JULLY JEUNET (France)

JULLY JEUNET (France)

Jully Jeunet has started to practice photography as an autodidact some years ago. She uses photography as a means to get rid off her anxiety and to express what it would be coarse for her to express with words. She often portrays herself and takes inspiration mostly in her life experiences. www.jullyjeunet.fr
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Caroline KELLEY (US)

Caroline KELLEY (US)

My practice represents an attempt to demystify constructions of authenticity and make space for ambiguities. To this end, I blur the boundaries that separate practice, theory and criticism – and then creatively engage with the uncertainties that ensue. There is something purposefully self-reflective about this process. Although obscured to some extent, I often use personal...
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