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Brazilian artist in Jiwar: Lucía Castanho

Brazilian artist in Jiwar: Lucía Castanho

  The heart: recurrent theme of the artist connected to her childhood. Studies: She has a degree in Fine Arts and a doctorate in Art, Education and Cultural History from the Mackenzie University, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Statement of the artist and her work:  The Ofelia project began in 2009 with the intention of writing about the...
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Visual Peruvian artist in residence: Rocío Dávila

Visual Peruvian artist in residence: Rocío Dávila

Biography (Lima-Peru, 1992) She is a student of the 4th year of visual and plastic arts, in the specialty of sculpture, of the National Autonomous Superior School of Fine Arts in Peru. She also studied classical dance at the Allegro Ballet Academy. Rocío is interested in the development of multidisciplinary artistic activities: sculptural works and...
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Chilean artist in residence: Paz Sandoval

Chilean artist in residence: Paz Sandoval

  Biography “I am a student of visual arts in Chile, at the Finis Terrae University. I did other studies that had no relation to the artistic area and I didn’t finish the last one of it to follow my vocation: Art. I have realized that I’m in a personal search focused on spiritual transcendence...
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Writing residency in April 2017. Open call.

Writing residency in April 2017. Open call.

Open Call for Writers In the context of Saint George’s Day, The Day of Books and Roses, Jiwar celebrates a month devoted to writing hosting 4 writers and developing an special program around writing and literature. All genders: fiction, non fiction, poetry, prose, theatre, … All languages. The communication language during the residency will be...
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Helena Wadsley. Artist in residence.

Helena Wadsley. Artist in residence.

  Artist Statement The representation of women has been a thematic thread through my practice; women’s labour and identity through costume and textiles have become important elements as I push painting into the realm of sculpture, site-specificity and interactivity. In Barcelona, I am working on a sequel to Olive Gowns, a project in which I...
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Collaborate with Mohamed, Iraqi artist

Collaborate with Mohamed, Iraqi artist

memorial-of-christmas-tree-for-mosul-final “It was tremendous. Baghdad was lit up like a Christmas tree,” said a U.S. wing commander back from bombing the Iraqi capital. Thursday, Jan. 17 1991 Imagine Iraqis living for decades under bombing, political upheavals, dictatorship, embargo and wars; would erection of a memorial for Christmas tree lit the sky again? An Iraqi art researcher, temporarily...
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Amado Alfadni, presentation in Vila de Gràcia library

Amado Alfadni, presentation in Vila de Gràcia library

Wednesday 14th December. At 7 pm. Biblioteca Vila de Gràcia. Carrer del Torrent de l’Olla, 104 Amado Alfadni takes part of the 4th edition of Jiwar project Making neighbourhood called “Altered alterities” “I am an Egyptian-born Sudanese artist. My childhood was composed of two environments: the Cairene street and the Sudanese home. The relationship, and...
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Xabaca Project. Open call.

Xabaca Project. Open call.

International network against censorship on Arab women’s art OPEN CALL   Xabaca seeks to empower female artists as a source of social transformation and defense of Human Rights. This project is hosted by the following organizations: NOVACT (Barcelona), Fundation Al Fanar (Madrid) and Jiwar Creation and Society (Barcelona) and is supported economically by the Catalan Agency for Development...
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Tell us the extraordinary traditional characters of your culture!

Tell us the extraordinary traditional characters of your culture!

  AMADO ALFADNI’S PROJECT   WE ARE LOOKING FOR PEOPLE WHO EXPLAIN US THE HISTORY OF THE EXTRAORDINARY CHARACTERS OF THE TRADITIONAL STORIES OF THEIR CULTURE. “My name is Amado Alfadni and I am a Sudanese artist living in Egypt. My project has been chosen by Jiwar Creation and Society in the call Making Neighborhood....
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Presentation Timo Malmi's short film

Presentation Timo Malmi’s short film

    TUESDAY 29TH NOVEMBER, 19h. FREE ENTRY. Jiwar Creacition and Society. C. Astúries 36, Pral.   Next Tuesday 29th November, Timo Malmi, resident in Jiwar, will present his short film called The Battle of Tampere. Timo will introduce the film with a brief explanation of its content and once the film is finished, there...
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