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RESIDENTS 2017
Making Neighbourhood_5 exhibition

Making Neighbourhood_5 exhibition

From the 13th of December to the 12th of January 2018. Sala d'exposicions del Districte de Gràcia. Plaça de la Vila, 2. Mornings from Monday to Friday 8h30 - 14h30 Thursdays until 20h30 Wednesday the 13th at 18h30. Meeting with the artists-inauguration.                           Foto: Elif Gülen During four weeks you can...
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Lina Sofia Lundin, artist in residence

Lina Sofia Lundin, artist in residence

Lina Sofia is a textile artist who investigates art processes in relationship to a place, material and knowledge. She is based in the countryside of Sweden where she explores natural dyes, cultivating dye plants and natural fibers. While working she is incoporating local skills from the community by including neighbours, old and new friends in...
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Ioana Georgescu, artist in residence

Ioana Georgescu, artist in residence

Ioana Georgescu is an artist and novelist based in Montreal, Canada but was born in Bucharest, Romania. Her work is presented in North America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe in galleries, museums, city streets, ruins and on water. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature with a dissertation on frames, framing and artistic space....
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Mónica Félix. Puerto Rican Artist.

Mónica Félix. Puerto Rican Artist.

My work is a confessionary of self-narratives that come to relevance when discussing the female construct. In my case, a woman born and raised in Puerto Rico, a place of resilient history and cultural pride that makeup an oppressed tropical colony. In my adult years I’ve brought to seek far from it to grasp an...
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Michele King_Mobility Lab Barcelona

Michele King_Mobility Lab Barcelona

Michele King. Selected artist for Making neighbourhood_5_Mobilites Originally from the field of urban planning, Michele King began her visual art practice as a painter in the late 1990’s. Her work now spans mixed media, digital materials and participatory field studies with a sensibility towards relationships between people and their environment. Her process enters into a...
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Elif Gülen starts her project about the memory and the city

Elif Gülen starts her project about the memory and the city

Elif Gülen, selected artist for the 5th edition of Making neighbourhood project_Mobilities Elif was born in Baltimore M.D. U.S.A. She moved with her family back to Turkey and lived most of her life in Istanbul. After graduating with a BA in Graphic Design, she traveled the world for a year taking photos in numerous countries...
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Christina Schultz travels to Morocco with her projet "Objets and desires", winner of the production and residency grant in Le 18 Marrakech

Christina Schultz travels to Morocco with her projet “Objets and desires”, winner of the production and residency grant in Le 18 Marrakech

Objects and desires, a project from Christina Schultz The project won the first production and residency grant in Marrakech through the exchange Jiwar-Le 18. ”Objects and Desires” follows the transport ”off track” of goods between Spain and Morocco, concentrating especially on the goods transported by women in this system of transportation of daily products from Europe...
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Open Workshops Barcelona

Open Workshops Barcelona

Jiwar open studio in Taller Oberts Barcelona 2017  21st and 22nd of October Jiwar participes once again in Barcelona Open Workshops next weekend. The artists in residence Josefina Rozenwasser (musician, Buenos Aires), Elif Gülen (photographer, Istanbul, selected artist for the 5th edition of Making neighborhood project_Mobilities), Behzad Shafagh(design, Teheran) and Mahyar Sadr (photography, Teheran) will show...
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Josefina Rozenwasser, musician and singer

Josefina Rozenwasser, musician and singer

Josefina Rozenwasser, artist in residence Josefina Rozenwasser is a Singer and Composer born in 1986 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has toured Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, the United States, China and Korea. In 2016, she did an artistic residency at the Swatch Art Peace Hotel (Shanghai, China), where she completed the first album of her project...
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Danielle Balk (Netherlands), artist in residence

Danielle Balk (Netherlands), artist in residence

“As an illustrator I enjoy working on different projects to show different sides of me. I transform my life into works of art so they can become part of someone else’s life. I get inspired by a lot of things but the most important one is the city life. Big cities have a fascinating atmosphere...
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