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RESIDENTS 2016
Tamrat Gezahegne Performance “Our climate and the clothes we wear”

Tamrat Gezahegne Performance “Our climate and the clothes we wear”

The Italian writer Tommaso Merlo give us his vision of the Tamrat Gezahegne’s performance in Galeria d’Art Lola Ventós (Figueres). Tamrat Gezahegne is a visual artist from Ethiopia, granted by the AIR grant 2015 from Africa Centre and Jiwar. A collaboration Jiwar-Africa Centre     With the support:
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From Heart to Hand By Anne Murray

From Heart to Hand By Anne Murray

Video by Anne Murray. Participation of Lucia Pinzani (Italy) and Tamrat Gezahegne in Live Writing May 13, 2016. Tamrat Gezahegne, winner of the 2016 Africa Center-Jiwar Residence Scholarship.
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Performance Julia Salgueiro

Performance Julia Salgueiro

Within the framework of the project “Building neighborhoods” 4 Julia Salgueiro, a Brazilian artist based in Barcelona, developed her sound and performance project “Superimposed Realities: Resonating Alteriades”, from which she established a set of speeches, perspectives and contexts based on the written papers that over the last few years have been found on the ground...
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Contraseña (Password), board game

Contraseña (Password), board game

Video by Godefroy Gordet (godefroygordet.wixsite.com/louhorvat) Password is a board game created by the Chilean artist Consuelo Tupper during his residence in Jiwar. This game aims to investigate the structure, motivations and deviations of a daily conversation between two people. Consuelo Tupper organized several game afternoons in Jiwar, open to the public, during which stories, anecdotes...
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ONA 完成 WAVE OLA - Sachiyo Kaneko, Pavel Amilcar and Mireia Zantop performance

ONA 完成 WAVE OLA – Sachiyo Kaneko, Pavel Amilcar and Mireia Zantop performance

Sachiyo Kaneko, Pavel Amilcar and Mireia Zantop performance in Diamant Square, Barcelona, Saturday the 12th of March of 2016. Video of Douglas Sielski.
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Sudanese songwriter Abazar Hamid at Jiwar. Collaboration with the Catalan PEN.

Sudanese songwriter Abazar Hamid at Jiwar. Collaboration with the Catalan PEN.

Sudanese songwriter Abazar Hamid, hosted by one of the Norwegian cities that are part of the ICORN network promoted by the PEN, has made a short residence at Jiwar invited by PEN Català. Video of BTV.
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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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