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Open call for visual artists. Residency in Tbilissi.

Open call for visual artists. Residency in Tbilissi.

CROSSED RESIDENCIES FOR VISUAL ARTISTS  BARCELONA-TBILISSI Jiwar Creació i Societat, in partnership with the Visual Arts and Design School (VADS) from the Free University of Tbilissi (Georgia) and with the support of Institut Ramon Llull launch and open call for a productino and exhibition residency in November 2017 in Georgia. For young artists under 35...
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An artistic vindication of neighbourhood values

An artistic vindication of neighbourhood values

Copy of the article published in Barcelona Metropolis magazine 104 (June 2017) By Mireia Estrada Gelabert, Co-founder and Director of Jiwar Creation and Society An artistic vindication of neighbourhood values Over the last five years, artists from very different cultures have come through the Associació Jiwar – jiwar means “neighbourhood” in Arabic. The association is...
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Open call. Making negibhourhood_5. Mobilities

Open call. Making negibhourhood_5. Mobilities

OPEN CALL FOR TWO ARTISTS, ONE LOCAL + ONE INTERNATIONAL Jiwar is making a call for the selection of two projects which relate to the theme of “Making neighbourhood_5_Mobilities” Deadline for the call: 20th July 2017 at 00h (Barcelona time) Selection anouncement: 25th July 2017 Open to all disciplines Research, creative and production residency at...
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MINA NASR NEW ARTIST INVITED BY THE ASSOCIATION JIWAR CREACIÓ I SOCIETAT

MINA NASR NEW ARTIST INVITED BY THE ASSOCIATION JIWAR CREACIÓ I SOCIETAT

Mina Nasr is the artist invited by Jiwar Creació i Societat to show his work in the city of Barcelona. The barcelona residence, in a joint project developed since 2012 with the Africa Center, is an artist of Egyptian origin with the aim of creating a space where develope his work and establish links with...
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OTOXO Film Screening: XABACA documentary

OTOXO Film Screening: XABACA documentary

During the Xabaca project, in which Jiwar participated with Novact and Al Fanar Foundation, the audiovisual company OTOXO Productions wanted to document the follow-up of our artists, their artistic process and their fight through their art to raise their voices against censorship and to get the women’s rights. The creation of this network of denunciation...
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Nancy Hanway, writer in residence

Nancy Hanway, writer in residence

Biography Nancy Hanway’s short fiction and creative non-fiction has been published in The Florida Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Willow Review, WomenArts Quarterly, Washington Square Review, and in many other journals in the U.S. and internationally. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and was a finalist for the McKnight Fellowship in Creative Prose. She has...
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Arabic calligraphy workshop with Sadik Haddari

Arabic calligraphy workshop with Sadik Haddari

Arabic calligraphy workshop with the artist Sadik Haddari (Morocco) Friday the 28th of April 2017 18h-20h Jiwar. C. Asturias 36, Pral. Metro Fontana 12€/person   The Moroccan artist and master Sadik Haddari will share the principes of the Arabic calligraphy. Explanations about its origine and practice with kalam (pen). Workshop for adults 12€/person. Obligatory inscription:...
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Sadik Haddari, calligrapher artist, performance in Plaça del Diamant

Sadik Haddari, calligrapher artist, performance in Plaça del Diamant

PERFORMANCE Saturday the 29th of April 12h-12h30 Plaça del Diamant   Sadik Haddari, calligrapher and visual artist (Morocco) is invited by Jiwar to offer to our neighbourhood a moment of retreat and beauty with the participation of the music of Bella Hang You are all invited. If rain, the performance is cancelled. About Sadik Haddari:...
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Iranian writer, Ghazaleh Hashemiazar

Iranian writer, Ghazaleh Hashemiazar

    Biography and Artist Statement  “I am Ghazaleh Hashemiazar, an Iranian writer who graduated from Karaj Islamic Azad University with a first class honors degree in Translation Studies in 2008. In 2011-2012 I moved to India to pursue higher education at the University of Pune where I got MA English with distinction. I was...
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Remembering Kubra Khademi

Remembering Kubra Khademi

  The Afghan performer Kubra Khademi was spontaneously chosen by Nau Côclea, Muga Caula and Jiwar after her unexpected arrival in Paris, this allowed her to escape from a context of constant threat and danger after her Armor performance (Armor) in the centre of Kabul in 2015. The networks of collaboration of the small structures...
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