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Five years Making neighbourhood

Five years Making neighbourhood

Our homage to the project Making neighbourhood, with all our gratitude to the 15 artists and the people who gave their time to collaborate and make it possible. Thank you for these creative journeys that gave us the most wonderful moments and experiences.   Making neighbourhood has the support of Barcelona Acció Intercultural:
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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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Turkish artist in residence Gürçim Yılmaz writes about the Barcelona Ethnological Museum

Turkish artist in residence Gürçim Yılmaz writes about the Barcelona Ethnological Museum

Gürçim Yılmaz writes about the Barcelona Ethnological Museum   Good news from Turkey after so many tragic and heartbreaking events. So proud of the article of our Turkish artist in residence Gürçim Yılmaz about the Barcelona Ethnological Museum Museu Etnològic de Barcelona . Thanks to the reception and the generosity of the museum staff during...
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Patterns of change (video of mural art)

Patterns of change (video of mural art)

Patterns of change   Video by the artist Anne Murray (USA) of the nice mural art work done by the artists ALLISON BROWN (USA) ILANA CRISPI (resident artist, USA) ISRAEL DE LA PAZ (resident artist, Mexico)      
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Brenar (Bernard Barut), artist in residence

Brenar (Bernard Barut), artist in residence

BRENAR     Swiss painter and composer, Brenar is a new artist in residence. He pushed Jiwar to have a new piano, so we are really thankful. The Swiss media describes him as an entrepreneur and a new technologies veteran become painter, as an uncommon character who looks pessimistic against 21st century’s society. www.brenar.com http://www.brenar.com/pages/press/interwiev.html...
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Clint Wilson, artist in residence

Clint Wilson, artist in residence

CLINT WILSON http://www.clintwilson.ca/ Visual Artist currently living and working in Canada “I have come to Barcelona, to Jiwar to find spaces here in this ancient city between the living and the dead, the liminal spaces between things considered wild and everything else (all human activity) where imagination can grow between the tiny cracks and become...
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Hanna Baidakova, visual artist

Hanna Baidakova, visual artist

HANNA BAIDAKOVA, Belarussian visual artist I’m a Belarussian who lives in Poland. I try myself as visual artist, photographer and illustrator. I’ve made some urban projects , installations, performances, took part in exhibitions as graphic artist. At this moment I’m a member of polish art group “Crossroads” where we try to expand borders of traditional...
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Gürçim Yilmaz, writer in residence

Gürçim Yilmaz, writer in residence

Gürçim Yilmaz, writer (Turkey) Born in Hannover, grew up in Ankara, Gürçim Yılmaz lives and writes in Istanbul. She completed her degree on Communications and her MA on Media & Cultural Studies.She has worked for national newspapers, TV channels, publishing companies as a journalist, communications expert, editor, translator and writer. Her articles and fictional stories...
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Ilana Crispi (US), artist in residency

Ilana Crispi (US), artist in residency

ILANA CRISPI (US) “Ilana Crispi is a San Francisco based visual artist. Using ceramics, fiber, and traditional craft along with contemporary technologies and junk materials, she creates excessively crafted objects and environments. Her creations are sometimes temporary and change over time. They occupy the gallery space and extend beyond to the street and sometimes into...
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Israel de la Paz, selected artist "Making neighoubourhood" 3 HOME

Israel de la Paz, selected artist “Making neighoubourhood” 3 HOME

ISRAEL DE LA PAZ (México) As an artist Israel is fascinated by the vocabulary of visual symbols, patterns, and designs that we use to describe and communicate our world to others. His work is both anecdotal and a reflection of the human landscape in all it’s complexity and wonder. After completing his studies at Bellas...
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