SPECIAL EVENTS

Fogo Island Arts Weekend 2019

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Fogo Island Arts (FIA) announces its inaugural Arts Weekend, May 16-19, 2019.

Hosted by FIA Strategic Director Nicolaus Schafhausen and Shorefast co-founder Zita Cobb, the Arts Weekend will feature a selection of distinguished speakers including New York Times art critic Jason Farago, artist Liam Gillick, Süddeutsche Zeitung art critic Catrin Lorch, and curator Defne Ayas.

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RESIDENCIES

Inaugural Fogo Island Arts-Sobey Art Award Residency

2019 RECIPIENT ANNOUNCED

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Fogo Island Arts (FIA) and the Sobey Art Foundation are delighted to announce Jon Rafman as the winner of the inaugural Fogo Island Arts-Sobey Art Award Residency. This new residency partnership awards one of the artists shortlisted for the annual Sobey Art Award a residency on Fogo Island, Newfoundland, as part of Fogo Island Arts’ international residency program.  Continue reading


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