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RESIDENTS 2017
Artists conversation 2: Elif Gülen (Istanbul) & Raquel Friera (BCN)

Artists conversation 2: Elif Gülen (Istanbul) & Raquel Friera (BCN)

Elif Gülen and Raquel Friera exchange their experiences as artists in Barcelona and Istanbul and discuss about memory, public and private space, time and visual arts in eastern and western world.
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Artists conversation: 1. Mohamed El Harb & Domènec

Artists conversation: 1. Mohamed El Harb & Domènec

Jiwar starts its conversation program between an artist in residence and a local artist. Domènec and Mohamed El Harb share their projects and visions about Barcelona, Beirut and Jerusalem linking the gentrification processus, the manipulation of memory and the social challenges between these Mediterranean cities.
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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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Interventions in the square

Interventions in the square

The Iranian artist Behzad Shafagh offered to the city of Barcelona some of his creations, as artistic intervention in the public space. A gift to the city. Parents and children are very happy with these new elements in their square.  
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Luz del Carmen Magaña, postpornography aesthetics

Luz del Carmen Magaña, postpornography aesthetics

Luz del Carmen Maraña Villaseñor is lisenced in visual arts for the faculty of the arts of the Queretaro university. She has a masters in visual arts, focusing on painting under the academy san carlos university. She is also a doctor in arts for the university of Guanajuato, and a professor in art and performance in the...
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Justin Go, Artist in residency

Justin Go, Artist in residency

Justin Go was born in Los Angeles. He was educated at the University of California, Berkeley and University College London. His first novel, The Steady Running of the Hour, was published in 2014 by Simon & Schuster, and has been translated into twenty languages. Justin is in residency at Jiwar as a guest of the...
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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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