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Emily Blackmore, visual artist

Emily Blackmore, visual artist

  Biography Emily Blackmore was born in Texas in 1987. She moved to London in 2016 to study at the University of East London’s MA Fine Art course. Emily has a BA in Communication from Southwestern Oklahoma State University and an MLS in Global Studies from Southern Methodist University. Both have informed her work with...
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Xabaca selection. Fatima Mortada, Lebanese visual artist.

Xabaca selection. Fatima Mortada, Lebanese visual artist.

Fatima Mortada will take part of the first edition of Xabaca project in Barcelona. Fatima Mortada is an emerging Lebanese artist who graduated from the Lebanese University with a first class honours Diploma in Fine Arts in 2007. In 2009, she moved to the UK to pursue higher education at the university of Southampton, Winchester...
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Xabaca artists. Farah Ben Mansour, Tunisian visual artist

Xabaca artists. Farah Ben Mansour, Tunisian visual artist

Farah Ben Mansour is an illustrator and a designer based in Tunis, Tunisia. She studied Design at Higher Institute of Fine Arts in Tunis and then she worked as a designer in the architecture and design company “VI”. She took part in different international projects (volunteering, architecture and design, photography and illustration), and in 2016,...
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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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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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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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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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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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Julia Salgueiro. Brazilian visual artist.

Julia Salgueiro. Brazilian visual artist.

Biography My interest in art emerged as a child, while exploring, creating and studying at the Municipal School of Artistic Initiation (EMIA), Brazil. In 2007 I finished my studies in Fine Arts at the State University of Campinas (UNICAMP), where I specialized in engraving and drawing in metal. After university I worked in my own workshop...
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Amado Alfadni. Egyptian-Sudanese artist.

Amado Alfadni. Egyptian-Sudanese artist.

Amado Alfadni has been selected with his project SUPERHEROES for the 4th edition of Making neighbourhood project “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 sometimes tension, between the two strongly influenced my view of both cultures....
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