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Jiwar Creation and Society is a residence that host and support all professionals whose work is based or inspired by urban space. Located in a heritage house with a 700 sqm backyard garden in the heart of Gracia district, Jiwar Residence is unique for its space and environment, it is a place where to create...
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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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Open call visual artists. Angola AIR 2019.

Open call visual artists. Angola AIR 2019.

AIR Angola 2019 Open call for visual artists living and working in Spain @Ndongo Mukongo Suekí https://www.sueki.online/
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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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Paula Suominen, visual artist in Jiwar

Paula Suominen, visual artist in Jiwar

Paula Suominen is a Finnish artist, living and working in Posio, Lapland. She is graduate in Fine Art, University of Applied Sciences Tartu Körgem kunstiskool, department of painting, Tartu Estonia. Suominen is members Finnish Painters´ Union, Artists Association of Lapland and Turku Artists´ Association. Suominen has been creating public artworks and has taken part in...
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Selected authors Writing Program April

Selected authors Writing Program April

Resolution of the Selection Committee. Writing program 2018 We have received 91 applications from authors from 32 countries and 11 writing languages: Spanish, English, French, dialectal Arabic, Hindi,  Bengali, Mazahua, Portuguese, Polish, Classic Arabic and Turkish. Winner full grant residence and travel: Arundhati Deosthale, non fiction, India Finalists: Geovannys Manso, poetry, Cuba Lindo Kushle, non...
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A library in Accra. Sylvia's Arthur presentation.

A library in Accra. Sylvia’s Arthur presentation.

The literary activist Sylvia Arthur presents her project Libreria One Library in Accra (Ghana) Thursday, the 22th of February 7 p.m. Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia Torrent de l’Olla, 104 (BCN) Presentation in English with translation into Catalan Jiwar books donation to Libreria “I started Libreria because I want Ghanaians to have access to the kind...
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Presentation of Anastasia Akhvlediani's work in Patara centre.

Presentation of Anastasia Akhvlediani’s work in Patara centre.

The Georgian artist Anastasia Akhvlediani, artist in residence in Jiwar thanks to the exchange between Jiwar and the VADS (Visual Arts and Design School de la Free University of Tbilissi) presents her work in the independant space Patara, in Gràcia. With the music of Bella Hang (hang) and Freak slug (electric guitar).  
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