Call for residency applications 2018–19

Call for residency applications 2018–19

Fogo Island Arts

Fogo Island, Newfoundland, 2013. Photo: Steffen Jagenburg.

November 21, 2017
Call for residency applications 2018–19

Application deadline: December 21, 2017
Fogo Island Arts
210 Main Street, Joe Batt’s Arm
Newfoundland and Labrador A0G 2X0
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Fogo Island Arts residency applications
Fogo Island Arts is seeking applications for its international residency program and The Hnatyshyn Foundation-Fogo Island Arts Young Curator Residency. Residencies will take place in Spring and Fall 2018 and 2019.

About Fogo Island Arts
Fogo Island Arts is a residency-based contemporary art venue that supports research and production of new work for artists, filmmakers, writers, musicians, curators, designers and thinkers from around the world. Since 2008, FIA has brought some of the most exciting emerging and renowned artists of today to take part in residencies and programs on Fogo Island, Newfoundland, Canada. Combining contemporary art, iconic architecture and social innovation in a singular setting, FIA is a world-class institution that is uniquely rooted in community. FIA is an initiative of Shorefast, a registered Canadian charity with the mission to build economic and cultural resilience on Fogo Island.

I. FIA residencies
Fogo Island Arts residencies provide opportunities for artists from a wide range of disciplines to live and work on Fogo Island for one to two months. Artists-in-residence are provided with a studio, accommodation in a traditional Newfoundland home, a vehicle for on-island use, and a weekly stipend to offset the costs of materials and day-to-day living expenses. Most travel expenses are covered. Artists-in-residence must give one public presentation, performance, workshop, or similar event during their residency.

FIA residencies are intended for professional contemporary artists with specialized training, recognition among their peers, and a history of public presentation of their work in a professional context. 

Residency periods
April 15 to June 15, 2018
October 1 to November 30, 2018
May 1 to June 30, 2019
October 1 to November 30, 2019

How to apply
The program guidelines and application portal are available online at Fogo Island Arts.

II. The Hnatyshyn Foundation-Fogo Island Arts Young Curator Residency
Fogo Island Arts and The Hnatyshyn Foundation are seeking applications from young Canadian curators for a six-week residency in spring 2018.

About the residency
The Hnatyshyn Foundation-Fogo Island Arts Young Curator Residency provides an opportunity for an emerging Canadian curator between the ages of 25 and 30 to participate in a six-week residency with Fogo Island Arts.

The residency will cover the costs of travel to and from Fogo Island, accommodations in a traditional Newfoundland home and use of a vehicle for on-island transportation. The residency also includes a stipend to cover food costs and incidentals.

During the residency period, participants have opportunities to work and interact with Fogo Island Arts staff, Canadian and international artists-in-residence, and members of the community. Candidates are selected based on their body of work and their ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Residency period:
May 15 to June 30, 2018

How to apply
The program guidelines and application portal are available online at The Hnatyshyn Foundation.

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