Fogo Island Arts Weekend May 16-19, 2019 Program

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Thursday, May 16

7:30-8:30pm
Welcome Reception
Gathering Hall, Fogo Island Inn
Friday, May 17

10:30am-4:00pm
West Island
Studios in Stag Harbour, Deep Bay, Fogo Island Central, Fogo, and Shoal Bay open for visits
(See Arts Weekend map for locations)

5:00-6:00pm
New York Times art critic Jason Farago in conversation with
Süddeutsche Zeitung art critic Catrin Lorch
Gathering Hall, Fogo Island Inn

6:30-8:30pm
Brenda Draney: Smelling Salts
Exhibition Opening
Fogo Island Gallery

Saturday, May 18

10:30am-4:00pm
East Island
Studios in Barr’d Islands, Joe Batt’s Arm, and Tilting open for visits
(See Arts Weekend map for locations)

4:30-5:00pm
Niko Abramidis & NE: The Great To-Do List
Long Studio

5:00-6:00pm
Artist Liam Gillick in conversation with curator Defne Ayas
Long Studio

9:00pm-12:30am
Poetry readings and music by Dan Murphy,
Joan Foley, Maureen Foley, Carol Penton,
Mike Penton, and Amy Rowsell
St. Patrick’s Parish Hall, Tilting

Sunday, May 19

10:30am-2:00pm
All local artist studios open for visits
(See Arts Weekend map for locations)

1:00-4:00pm
Site-Specific Food
Executive chef of the Fogo Island Inn Jonathan Gushue in collaboration with metal artist Marc Fiset
Fogo Island Metalworks studio, Shoal Bay

5:00-5:30pm
Presentation by Bonavista Biennale co-curator, Matthew Hills
Gathering Hall, Fogo Island Inn

5:30pm
Closing Discussion
Defne Ayas, Zita Cobb, Jason Farago, Liam Gillick, Catrin Lorch, and Nicolaus Schafhausen in conversation
Gathering Hall, Fogo Island Inn