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RESIDENTS 2018
Alaa Satir, cartoonist and illustrator

Alaa Satir, cartoonist and illustrator

Alaa Satir is a Sudanese cartoonist from Khartoum, graduated as an architect from the University of Khartoum. She is currently working as graphic designer, illustrator and cartoonist. Various offices and NGOs used her visual art. She made her first personal exhibition in 2017 called Morning Doodles, addressing topics like feminism, social media and politics . She...
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Andrea Kirchhofer and Jonas Guggenheim, musicians in residence

Andrea Kirchhofer and Jonas Guggenheim, musicians in residence

Andrea studied jazz violin in Zürich, Switzerland (Master Diploma 2014) She is working as a violinist and singer in various bands and projects, playing music with influences of Jazz, folk music, experimental rock, classical, electronic music and music for theatre plays. She composes instrumental music and songs for her bands Zugluft, Atrium and the The Sporthorses...
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Rachel Cantor, writer in residence

Rachel Cantor, writer in residence

Cover of the author’s last book   RACHEL CANTOR is the author of the novels Good on Paper (Melville House 2016) and A Highly Unlikely Scenario (Melville House 2014). Two dozen of her short stories have appeared in literary magazines, anthologies, and prize collections in the U.S. and the U.K. She has been awarded numerous fellowships, including at artists’ residencies in...
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Sondos Shabayek, writer and theater direcctor

Sondos Shabayek, writer and theater direcctor

Sondos Shabayek is the Director of The BuSSy project: a performing arts project that documents gender based stories and presents them on stage. She is also the Founder & Director of Tahrir Monologues (a performance of true stories from Egypt’s revolution). She wrote and directed award winning ‘Girl’ a short film about harassment in Cairo. She also...
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Art and feminism in the city. Round table "Artists against censorphip and self censorhip"

Art and feminism in the city. Round table “Artists against censorphip and self censorhip”

Second edition of XABACA project Round table with the selected artists 2018 Sondos Shabayek (El Cairo) & Alaa Satir (Khartum) Monday 12th November at 19h IEMed, C. Girona, 20 “Artists against censorship and self censorship. The role of female artists as agents for social change in diverse contexts of creation” Free entry. Presentation in English with simultaneous translation into Catalan. @Jana Trabulsi The writer, storyteller, performer and...
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Unpredictable encounters in Alexander Klang's photography

Unpredictable encounters in Alexander Klang’s photography

Alexander Klang lives in Berlin (Germany) where he graduated last year in Photography. Currently he is enrolled in a two year postgraduate photography Masterclass at the Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie in Berlin. Alexanders subject is analog portrait photography. “I am interested in encounters with strangers, usually in unfamiliar places. I am not interested in telling a story...
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Constructed environment in Kerry Buckland's works

Constructed environment in Kerry Buckland’s works

Kerry Buckland was born in Melbourne, Australia. Later she moved to rural West Coast of Victoria where an increasing interest in indigenous plant species and art was established. Primarily as a painter, her practice examines aspects of contemporary Western cultures relationship to the environment. She also uses multi media which is associated with mass production...
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Artist Cynthia Grow - visualizing Salvador Espriu's poetry

Artist Cynthia Grow – visualizing Salvador Espriu’s poetry

  Cynthia Grow is a visual artist from the United States whose work explores the interstices between art and language. Influenced by her studies in literature, she works on both abstract paintings and text-based conceptual works on paper. Cynthia received a degree in Painting from Accademia d’Arte in Florence, Italy and has completed projects at...
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Global Intellectual Historian and Southeast Asianist Ph.D. Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz

Global Intellectual Historian and Southeast Asianist Ph.D. Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz

Nicole CuUnjieng Aboitiz, Ph.D. is a Global Intellectual Historian and Southeast Asianist, currently working as a Research Fellow at Clare Hall, University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom, before which she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs at Harvard University in the United States. Originally from the Philippines, her broad research interests center on...
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Ng'endo Mukii, independent filmmaker

Ng’endo Mukii, independent filmmaker

  Ng’endo Mukii is an award-winning film director, most well known for film ‘Yellow Fever’. Her documentary-animation exploring Western influences on African women’s ideals of beauty. Ng’endo focuses on relationships and the separation between perception and reality. At the prestigious Design Indaba conference (2015), she gave a presentation, ‘Film Taxidermy and Re-Animation,’ proposing the use...
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