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Artist in residence: John Zissovici

Artist in residence: John Zissovici

    John Zissovici is an architect and visual artist whose work deals with the most material and immaterial aspects of architecture and cities. He teaches courses related to these two interests at the school of architecture at Cornell University in Ithaca New York, where he also received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture....
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Michael Lyons in residence

Michael Lyons in residence

    Super 8 short film ‘Mototanaka Dérive’ (2014)   Michael Lyons (Canada/U.K.) is an artist and researcher based in Kyoto, Japan. He is a Professor of Image Arts and Sciences at Ritsumeikan University. He studied Physics at McGill University (Montreal) and the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) and then worked as a researcher and...
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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 4th year visual and plastic arts student specialising in sculpture, at 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 in public spaces, performances and...
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Chilean artist in residence: Paz Sandoval

Chilean artist in residence: Paz Sandoval

  Biography “I am a visual arts student in Chile, at the Finis Terrae University. In the past I have studied other things that had no relation to the field of art but instead of finishing the last course I chose to pursure my career aspirations: art. I have come to realise that I am in a...
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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 throughout my work; 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 the erection of a memorial Christmas tree light the sky again? As an Iraqi art researcher,...
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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 marked by 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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