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Jiwar Creation and Society is a residency that hosts and supports all professionals whose work is based on or inspired by urban space. Located in a heritage house with a 700 sqm backyard garden in the heart of Gracia district, Jiwar Residency is unique for its space and environment, it is a place where to create and share. The concept of the project is inspired from the Mediterranean tradition of Jiwar, an arab word which literally means neighbourhood. Jiwar refers to the art of establishing a creative and sustainable relation between neighbours in a district. Beyond this meaning, Jiwar evokes a philosophy of life that consists of neighbouring values and bridging experiences. Jiwar Residency promotes inter-cultural and interdisciplinary exchange in the district as well as the city of Barcelona. Founded in October 2011 as an Artist Residency (AIR), the rich and diverse contributions of our residents made us see that what makes us different and original is our situation in the heart of one of the most vibrant districts of Barcelona. Indeed many artists had their project performed in Gracia squares or inspired by the dynamics of the district. For this reason we decided to open the space to all …