EXHIBITIONS, NEWS

Jumana Manna | WILD RELATIVES

FOGO ISLAND GALLERY
December 23, 2018 to April 25, 2019
Exhibition Opening: 
Sunday, December 23, 5:00-7:00 pm

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The Fogo Island Gallery presents Wild Relatives (2018), a feature-length film by Palestinian artist Jumana Manna. Following a transportation of seeds between the Arctic and Lebanon, Wild Relatives unfolds a matrix of people and plant lives between two distant spots of the earth. Continue reading


NEWS, RESIDENCIES

ars viva Prize

2019 RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

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Fogo Island Arts (FIA) will offer the 2019 recipients of the prestigious ars viva Prize for Visual Arts a residency on Fogo Island as part of a special partnership, now in its third 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). Continue reading






NEWS

Thomas Bayrle and Nicolaus Schafhausen in Conversation

Sunday, June 24
Fogo Island Inn
Gathering Hall
2:30-3:30 pm

MAK Ausstellung

Frankfurt-based artist Thomas Bayrle is celebrated internationally for his multimedia works spanning mediums and movements including Pop, Op, and conceptual art, and for his influence on multiple generations of artists. In conversation with Nicolaus Schafhausen, Strategic Director, Fogo Island Arts, the artist will discuss his current retrospective at the New Museum in New York, as well as consumerism, politics, and the seductions of technology as intersecting themes in his work.

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