Deadline: 08/10/2018

Last opportunity to come. Winter 2018-2019 open call

Last opportunity to come to Jiwar after 7 years of residence program.

Jiwar Creation and Society is a residency based in Barcelona, in the heart of the Gràcia district. Its basic philosophy concentrates on the right to intercultural mobility and its various aspects. Jiwar, meaning neighbourhood in Arabic, promotes the idea of interculturalism through a set of artistic events that enhance the creative dialogue of artists in residence, local artists and the local community.

After 7 years of succeful activity, we have decided to stop the program to rest and think. We need time to consider what we do with this wonderful legacy of creativiy that fed us and changed our lifes and minds forever. We are extremely grateful to the artists that shared generously their visions and imaginary with us. 

Applications are open to all artists (visual arts, crafts, design, sculpture, installation, writers, filmmakers) and social scientists/researchers seeking an opportunity to realize and present a project in a culturally challenging urban environment.

How to apply?
Send your applications to in English, Spanish or French.

The 8th of October

From the 15th to the 31st of October 2018

All December 2018, January and February 2019

Application must include :

  • Preferred dates of residence
  • a short CV
  • a sample of recent work representative of the style and philosophy of the candidate work
  • a short description of the project that the candidate intends to develop while in residence
  • spoken languages

Facilities and support included
Four studios in a 19th century house and a set of inspirational common spaces, including a gallery and a 700m2 garden are at the residents’ disposal.

Jiwar gives support to the artists with their research and passes on requested contacts depending on the interest of the artist.

For all artists our staff are available for any suggestions or information needed about the local neighbourhood and the city’s socio-cultural network.

Jiwar has very limited funding means.

Prices range is 29€/night and 60€/night depending the studio and the period of time. These fees do not NOT include meals.

Do not hesitate to write to us for any further details.

Last opportunity to come. Winter 2018-2019 open call

Last opportunity to come. Winter 2018-2019 open call


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