NEWS

FIA Film 2017

Challenge for Change / Société Nouvelle: Documents in Participatory Democracy

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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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NEWS

In Concert: Mike Penton

0A5A9206_2 smWednesday, August 30
8:00 pm
SUF Hall
Everyone welcome

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.

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CINEMA, NEWS

Film Premiere: Mark Lewis

Tuesday, August 29  
6:30-7:30 pm 
Fogo Island Inn 
Everyone welcome

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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.

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NEWS, RESIDENCIES

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: THE ISLANDS FALL ARTS WRITING RESIDENCY

Application deadline: August 20, 2017

Residency period: November 1 to December 15, 2017

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Art Metropole and Fogo Island Arts are seeking applications for The Islands, a two-part residency that aims to encourage arts writing and criticism in contemporary art. Open to Canadian and international applicants, The Islands will take place on Fogo Island and at Artscape Gibraltar Point on Toronto Island, from November 1 to December 15, 2017.

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