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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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Chilean artist in residence: Paz Sandoval

Chilean artist in residence: Paz Sandoval

  Biography “I am a visual arts student in Chile, at the Finis Terrae University. In the past I have studied other things that had no relation to the field of art but instead of finishing the last course I chose to pursure my career aspirations: art. I have come to realise that I am in a...
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Helena Wadsley. Artist in residence.

Helena Wadsley. Artist in residence.

  Artist Statement The representation of women has been a thematic thread throughout my work; women’s labour and identity through costume and textiles have become important elements as I push painting into the realm of sculpture, site-specificity and interactivity. In Barcelona, I am working on a sequel to Olive Gowns, a project in which I...
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Mohamed Rabiei. Iraqi multidisciplinary artist.

Mohamed Rabiei. Iraqi multidisciplinary artist.

  Artist statement:    Rehearse on rehearsal his practice-based research investigates the parameters of proposal versus object, the mechanics of language and the ambiguity of meaning and perceiving. Mohamed works with a wide range of medium; drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, performance, video and photography; as ‘a sort of discursive argument.’ he presents a distinct, poetic...
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Amado Alfadni. Egyptian-Sudanese artist.

Amado Alfadni. Egyptian-Sudanese artist.

Amado Alfadni has been selected with his project SUPERHEROES for the 4th edition of Making neighbourhood project “Altered alterities”   I am an Egyptian-born Sudanese artist. My childhood was composed of two environments: the Cairene street and the Sudanese home. The relationship, and sometimes tension, between the two strongly influenced my view of both cultures....
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Hena Asghar. Pakistani visual artist.

Hena Asghar. Pakistani visual artist.

    Biography: Hena Asghar is a visual artist who solves problems by coming up with the best communicative solution. She has received her Bachelors Degree in Design from The National College of Arts in Lahore, Pakistan. She has been working in the field of Advertising recently at the Denstu Advertising. Hena has been involved...
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Timo Malmi in Jiwar. Finnish writer.

Timo Malmi in Jiwar. Finnish writer.

Timo Malmi (1948) has published poems, prose, novels, scientific articles and non-fiction books. Love, yearning and war are themes that connect Malmi’s multifaceted work. His love poem collection Tuulensuu, minä rakastan sinua, was published in 2014 to honour the women who were killed in 1918 defending their city of Tampere in the Finnish Civil War....
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Anne Murray. Artist and curator.

Anne Murray. Artist and curator.

Biography   Anne Murray is an artist and curator with an MFA and MS in Art History from Pratt Institute in New York City and a BFA from Parsons School of Design in Paris. She has exhibited her work in London, Paris, Shanghai, Istanbul, Los Angeles, New York, and Budapest. Her work can be found...
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Che Yeun. Korean writer.

Che Yeun. Korean writer.

Che Yeun is a fiction writer from Seoul, Korea. “You hate Jun’s car, a cheap Korean imitation of a European masterpiece. But you see the envelope in his front shirt pocket. The same plain white envelope he gives you every time, the one full of green 10,000-won bills folded in half. You politely keep your...
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Cynthia Grow. Visual artist.

Cynthia Grow. Visual artist.

  Biography Cynthia Grow is a visual artist whose work explores the interstices between art and language. She received a degree in Contemporary Painting and Ancient Painting Techniques from Accademia d’Arte in Florence, Italy and has completed projects at residencies throughout Italy and Spain, as well as New York Studio School, National Academy School of Fine Art, and...
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