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Writing residency in April 2018. Open call.

Writing residency in April 2018. Open call.

Open Call for Writers. Three writers selected. One full grant. In the context of Saint George’s Day, Jiwar celebrates a month devoted to writing hosting 3 writers and developing an special program around writing and literature. All genders: fiction, non fiction, poetry, prose, theatre, cinema, … The communication language during the residency will be English. That...
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Psychogeographic mapping of Mobility, by Moritz Ahlert

Psychogeographic mapping of Mobility, by Moritz Ahlert

“The “Psychogeographic Mapping of Mobility” is a hybrid of participatory urban research-, intervention- and performance-project. In this three week residency I want to critically analyze the physical and societal borders of the shared cityscape of Gàrcia – together in collective drifts in order to cross and expand these boundaries. The project will consist of two...
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Interventions in the square

Interventions in the square

The Iranian artist Behzad Shafagh offered to the city of Barcelona some of his creations, as artistic intervention in the public space. A gift to the city. Parents and children are very happy with these new elements in their square.  
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Last availabilities residencies winter 2018

Last availabilities residencies winter 2018

Open call to all artists  and professionals (social scientists and researches are welcome) who create  on urban space, and whose work uses the city as a material of inspiration or investigation. Jiwar Creation and Society is a residency based in Barcelona. Its basic philosophy concentrates on the right to intercultural mobility and its various aspects....
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Luz del Carmen Magaña, postpornography aesthetics

Luz del Carmen Magaña, postpornography aesthetics

Luz del Carmen Maraña Villaseñor is lisenced in visual arts for the faculty of the arts of the Queretaro university. She has a masters in visual arts, focusing on painting under the academy san carlos university. She is also a doctor in arts for the university of Guanajuato, and a professor in art and performance in the...
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Justin Go, Artist in residency

Justin Go, Artist in residency

Justin Go was born in Los Angeles. He was educated at the University of California, Berkeley and University College London. His first novel, The Steady Running of the Hour, was published in 2014 by Simon & Schuster, and has been translated into twenty languages. Justin is in residency at Jiwar as a guest of the...
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Isidor Fernandez, Making neighbourhood_5

Isidor Fernandez, Making neighbourhood_5

He began his artistic career with video art and photography at the beginning of the 90s, exploring other disciplines such as painting, sculpture and performance. In 2004 and the beginning of the degree in Social Anthropology, his interest turns to the social documentary formats, approaching ethnographic cinema and visual anthropology in its various variations (participatory...
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Making Neighbourhood_5 exhibition

Making Neighbourhood_5 exhibition

From the 13th of December to the 12th of January 2018. Sala d'exposicions del Districte de Gràcia. Plaça de la Vila, 2. Mornings from Monday to Friday 8h30 - 14h30 Thursdays until 20h30 Wednesday the 13th at 18h30. Meeting with the artists-inauguration.                           Foto: Elif Gülen During four weeks you can...
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Lina Sofia Lundin, artist in residence

Lina Sofia Lundin, artist in residence

Lina Sofia is a textile artist who investigates art processes in relationship to a place, material and knowledge. She is based in the countryside of Sweden where she explores natural dyes, cultivating dye plants and natural fibers. While working she is incoporating local skills from the community by including neighbours, old and new friends in...
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Ioana Georgescu, artist in residence

Ioana Georgescu, artist in residence

Ioana Georgescu is an artist and novelist based in Montreal, Canada but was born in Bucharest, Romania. Her work is presented in North America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe in galleries, museums, city streets, ruins and on water. She holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature with a dissertation on frames, framing and artistic space....
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