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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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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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Souths. Artists from the global South

Souths. Artists from the global South

Collective exhibition Centre cívic Ateneu Fort Pienc From 7th to 29th November Opening 6th November 19.30h Guided visit 19th November 19.30h Mondays – Fridays 10h-20h Saturdays 10h14h and 16h-20h Address: pl. Fort Pienc 4-5 Jiwar has developed, over its 7 years of existence, an international artists’ residency program, from which artists from all over the...
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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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Tea for five- Opium Clippers, Neja Tomšič performance

Tea for five- Opium Clippers, Neja Tomšič performance

Tea for five
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Project Memory and City. Looking for participants

Project Memory and City. Looking for participants

Memory and City. Project en curs Jiwar-Elif Gülen We are looking for people from the city of Barcelona who are 70 or older and who live in the house where they were born or they grew up as kids, to be interviewed and photographed at home. At the fifth edition of the project Making neighbourhood (2017)...
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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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Mediterranean of talents and desires

Mediterranean of talents and desires

Exhibition of the Mediterranean artists’ collection of Jiwar in Valencia  Opening of the exhibition the 4th October 2018 with Emili Payà (Octubre CCC director), Chene Gómez (CREART founder), Mireia Estrada (Jiwar co-founder and director), Maite Ibáñez (Mostra Viva) The works that you will see in this exhibition and its contexts of creation deeply mark our identity as a...
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Winter residencies open call

Winter residencies open call

Winter residencies at Jiwar   Jiwar Creation and Society is a residency based in Barcelona, in the heart of the Gràcia district. Its basic philosophy concentrates on the right to intercultural mobility and its various aspects. Jiwar, meaning neighbourhood in Arabic, promotes the idea of interculturalism through a set of artistic events that enhance the...
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