Friday, February 4, 2011

Fogo Island Arts Corporation Revisited

The Fogo Island Arts Corporation, continues its forward drive to create a world class, art school on Fogo Island, Newfoundland.

Artists, curators and film-makers invited to take part in our Residency Program 2010 – 2012:
Short term research residencies to be followed by a longer production period:Siddhartha Das – designer/photographer (India)

Oliver Lutz – artist (US)
Andreas Siqueland – artist (Norway)
Silke Otto-Knapp – artist (Germany/UK)
Zin Taylor – artist (Canada/Belgium)
Kevin Schmidt artist – (Canada)
Selma Makela – (UK/Ireland)
Janice Kerbel – artist (Canada/UK)
Geoffrey Farmer – artist (Canada)
Keren Cytter – artist (Israel/UK)
Willem de Rooij – artist (Netherlands)

Results from an Open call for applications for 2011:
Robin Simpson – curator (Canada)
Johan Lundh – curator (Sweden)
Aileen Burns – curator (Canada)

Patrick Staff – artist (Britain)
Hannah Rickards – artist (Britain)
David Kelley – artist/film-maker (US)
Rory Middleton – artist/film-maker (Scotland)
Yulene Olaizola – film-maker (Mexico)

Monique MacIntosh, co-ordinator of the Fogo Island Arts Corporation, writes:
ArchDaily's Building of the Year Award is now on it's final selection process. The Long Studio on Fogo Island by Saunders Architecture is one of the five finalists for the Cultural category. Until February 13, the community will vote, and on February 15 the winners for each category will be announced.

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