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RESIDENTS 2018
Nicholas Boggs, writer in residence

Nicholas Boggs, writer in residence

Nicholas Boggs is a writer based in New York City. During his time at JIWAR he is preparing for the publication of a new edition of a book he is co-editing and for which he wrote the Introduction, Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood by James Baldwin, with illustrations by French artist Yoran...
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Jennifer Lee Wieber. Lingua franca.

Jennifer Lee Wieber. Lingua franca.

Jennifer Lee Wiebe is an artist and arts educator, based in New Brunswick, Canada.  She is on the faculty of the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design (www.nbccd.ca), and the Board of Directors for ConneXion Artist Run Centre (www.connexionarc.org). Currently English is a “lingua franca”, but the ability to communicate across languages in a...
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Lisa Penny, visual artist in Jiwar

Lisa Penny, visual artist in Jiwar

Lisa Penny is a London based artist who co – runs lm6a Project Room in Dalston. In 2015 Penny received Arts Council funding for a residency at Eastside International in LA, which culminated in the publication of ‘Aesthetic Indifference’.The project was presented as a text performance/reading with X marks the Bokship, at Matt’s Gallery, London....
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Ann Mackowski, visual artist

Ann Mackowski, visual artist

Ann Mackowski is a San Francisco born artist whose work focusses on history, mythology, and cultural revolutions, and how ideology is expressed in actual physical space. It focusses primarily on architecture, but includes references to art and contemporaneous mythology or intellectual developments. Her work has been exhibited internationally in group and solo shows, and is...
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Mário Macilau. Photographer

Mário Macilau. Photographer

Mário Macilau (b.1984) lives and works in Maputo, Mozambique. @ Mário Macilau 2018 Macilau started his photographic journey in 2003, and went professional after he traded his mother’s cellphone for his first camera in 2007. He specialises in long-term projects that link to multiple sub-genres; identity, political issues, environmental conditions, and engagement with socially isolated...
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Adjoa Wiredu, writer selected Writing Program 2018

Adjoa Wiredu, writer selected Writing Program 2018

Adjoa Wiredu likes to capture personal experiences and process. Her home city, London has inspired much of her writing and two recent projects. The desire to learn more about storytelling led to a university module in Paris. There she studied for a Masters degree in 2017 in Paris, culminating in Places in Paris. In another...
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Lucía Flores, selected writer Writing Program 2018

Lucía Flores, selected writer Writing Program 2018

Lucía Flores is an Uruguayan writer, living in Quebec, Canada, for more than 30 years. She has published several children’s books among which we can find the french version of the novel Le congrès des laids, edited by Hurtubise HMH  in 2001 and also the Spanish version, El congreso de los feos, edited by Planeta Uruguay in 2015. That novel found a good welcome since the publication....
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Arundhati Deosthale, writer in residency

Arundhati Deosthale, writer in residency

Indian writer, translator, cultural journalist and a literacy activist Arundhati Deosthale presently lives and works in Sitla cluster of villages, near Mukteshwar, in the Himalayan region. She is a founder trustee with A & A Book Trust, an NGO which publishes children’s books from different countries for the underprivileged children living in Indian villages and...
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Laura Marconi, visual artist

Laura Marconi, visual artist

 My name is Laura Marconi. I’m a visual artist form Rome, Italy, residing in Philadelphia, USA, where I studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. For the past few years I have been working on my view as an emigrant throughout my paintings and drawings. Mostly looking at reflections, this subject is an...
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How Gemma Gorga poems have been translated into English

How Gemma Gorga poems have been translated into English

How an American poet discovered Catalan poet and how she was translated and edited in English. It’s Late It’s been a while since the last pair of animals climbed into the ark. An admirable job. The solitary ones have remained on earth, the unpaired, the ones marked with a red felt pen by God. The...
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