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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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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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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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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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Resolution Xabaca. Selected artists.

Resolution Xabaca. Selected artists.

ARTISTS SELECTED XABACA 2018 After deliberation between the 93 applications, the 2 selected artists for the second edition of Xabaca project 2018 are: Sondos Shabayek, Cairo. Alaa Satir, Khartoum. Finalists: Mirella Salame, Beirut. Sara Ali, Khartoum Khadija El Abyad, Rabat  
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SPUD JIWAR BARCELONA

SPUD JIWAR BARCELONA

Research residency with Jiwar Creation and Society, Barcelona. The residency provided an opportunity to make a performative event and hold SPUD workshops and public presentations that reflected upon the parallels between the violence that structured the economic and social conditions of the Irish Famine and the economic consequences of globalization playing out through migration today....
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Jiwar Writing Program 2018

Jiwar Writing Program 2018

  The Indian writer, translator, cultural journalist and literacy activist Arundhati Deosthale, the Uruguayan Quebec-based writer and language teacher Lucía Flores and the London-born young writer and storyteller Adjoa Wiredu were selected to come to Jiwar into this year’s Writing Program. Here they will work each on experiences as a literacy activist, on a novel...
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