The following is a brief explanation of the application and selection process for the 2018-19 Artist Residency Open Call.
AN EXHIBITION BY FOGO ISLAND ARTS
Art Gallery at the Embassy of Canada
February 15 to April 27, 2018
Application deadline: Closed
Residency periods: Spring/Fall 2018; Spring/Fall 2019
Fogo Island Arts is seeking applications for its international residency program from artists working in a wide range of disciplines. Residencies will take place in Spring and Fall 2018 and 2019.
2018 RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED
Fogo Island Arts will offer the 2018 recipients of the prestigious ars viva Prize for Visual Arts a residency on Fogo Island as part of a special partnership, now in its second year, with Kulturkreis der deutschen Wirtschaft im BDI e. V. (Association of Arts and Culture of the German Economy at the Federation of German Industries).
FALL 2017 RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED
Fogo Island Arts and Art Metropole are pleased to announce that Merve Ünsal has been selected to participate in The Islands, a two-part residency that aims to encourage arts writing and criticism in contemporary art.
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Challenge for Change / Société Nouvelle: Documents in Participatory Democracy
FIA Film 2017 celebrates the 50th anniversary of the National Film Board of Canada’s Challenge for Change program, a participatory project that used film as an instigator of social change.
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Wednesday, August 30
Fogo Island Arts presents a special concert by Mike Penton, Fogo Island singer, song-writer and guitar-player. The self-taught 19-year old musician recently completed a two-month residency with Fogo Island Arts in Europe, during which he underwent professional voice training and played live performances in Vienna, Berlin and Budapest. Alexandra McIntosh, Director of Programs and Exhibitions at Fogo Island Arts will join Penton for an introductory conversation about his experiences, musical development and future projects.
Tuesday, August 29
Fogo Island Inn
Fogo Island Arts is proud to present the world premiere of Mark Lewis’ Arrival and Lounge, two films made at the iconic International Departures Lounge of Gander Airport. The 1950s-era terminal, built to accommodate planes that needed to refuel between North America and Europe, is considered to be one of the most important examples of Modernist design in Canada.
Saturday, August 26
Fogo Island Gallery
Artist Marlene Creates and Nicolaus Schafhausen, Director, Kunsthalle Wien and Strategic Director, Fogo Island Arts, address ideas of place, authorship and perceptions of nature during an informal conversation on the occasion of Creates’s solo exhibition at the Fogo Island Gallery.