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RESIDENTS 2017
MINA NASR NEW ARTIST INVITED BY THE ASSOCIATION JIWAR CREACIÓ I SOCIETAT

MINA NASR NEW ARTIST INVITED BY THE ASSOCIATION JIWAR CREACIÓ I SOCIETAT

Mina Nasr is the artist invited by Jiwar Creació i Societat to show his work in the city of Barcelona. The barcelona residence, in a joint project developed since 2012 with the Africa Center, is an artist of Egyptian origin with the aim of creating a space where develope his work and establish links with...
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Nancy Hanway, writer in residence

Nancy Hanway, writer in residence

Biography Nancy Hanway’s short fiction and creative non-fiction has been published in The Florida Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Willow Review, WomenArts Quarterly, Washington Square Review, and in many other journals in the U.S. and internationally. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and was a finalist for the McKnight Fellowship in Creative Prose. She has...
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Emily Blackmore, visual artist

Emily Blackmore, visual artist

  Biography Emily Blackmore was born in Texas in 1987. She moved to London in 2016 to study at the University of East London’s MA Fine Art course. Emily has a BA in Communication from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and an MLS in Global Studies from Southern Methodist University. Both have informed her work with...
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XABACA PROJECT: International network against the censorship of female arabic artists

XABACA PROJECT: International network against the censorship of female arabic artists

  The Xabaca International Network was born with the aim of promoting the artistic creation of Arab women as a source of social transformation and defence of human rights, thereby breaking down stereotypes. Novact, Al Fanar and Jiwar, together with CasaÁrabe and IEMed, have developed this project, which both counters censorship and supports the female...
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Artist in residence: John Zissovici

Artist in residence: John Zissovici

    John Zissovici is an architect and visual artist whose work deals with the most material and immaterial aspects of architecture and cities. He teaches courses related to these two interests at the school of architecture at Cornell University in Ithaca New York, where he also received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture....
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Michael Lyons in residence

Michael Lyons in residence

    Super 8 short film ‘Mototanaka Dérive’ (2014)   Michael Lyons (Canada/U.K.) is an artist and researcher based in Kyoto, Japan. He is a Professor of Image Arts and Sciences at Ritsumeikan University. He studied Physics at McGill University (Montreal) and the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) and then worked as a researcher and...
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Brazilian artist in Jiwar: Lucía Castanho

Brazilian artist in Jiwar: Lucía Castanho

  The heart: recurrent theme of the artist connected to her childhood. Studies: She has a degree in Fine Arts and a doctorate in Art, Education and Cultural History from the Mackenzie University, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Statement of the artist and her work:  The Ofelia project began in 2009 with the intention of writing about the...
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Visual Peruvian artist in residence: Rocío Dávila

Visual Peruvian artist in residence: Rocío Dávila

Biography (Lima-Peru, 1992) She is a 4th year visual and plastic arts student specialising in sculpture, at the National Autonomous Superior School of Fine Arts in Peru. She also studied classical dance at the Allegro Ballet Academy. Rocío is interested in the development of multidisciplinary artistic activities: sculptural works and in public spaces, performances and...
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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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