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September 2017 / Number 23


Sacatar operates a multidisciplinary artist residency program on the Island of Itaparica, immersing international artists in the vibrant Afro-Brazilian culture of Bahia, Brazil.

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Make Intercultural Exchange Happen Through Art!

During these times of resurgent ‘nationalism,’ international engagement is more important than ever.  Over the last sixteen years, Sacatar has provided opportunities for over 350 artists from more than sixty countries. Please consider a generous gift so that Sacatar can continue to foster international engagement, collaboration and respect.
Taylor Van Horne
Executive Director 

AAC Member Spotlight: Instituto Sacatar 

“Sacatar is doing incredible work and has created an important model for the field.”
Flannery Patton, Director of Communications, Alliance of Artist Communities
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Sacatar Annual Report 2016 

For an overview of all Sacatar activities in 2016, click here.

Sacatar Publications


Earth Day

To celebrate Earth Day, the Sacatar Institute, with the permission of the city of Itaparica, planted coconut seedlings along the city’s ocean-front boulevard to replace the coconut palms that had died. 


Sacatar Resident Fellows

Please explore the following links to learn more about the artists who have come to Sacatar between January and August 2017.

 

June 19 – August 14, 2017  

  • Jessica Rimondi – Italy  
  • Jumatatu M. Poe – USA  
  • Mª Teresa Crawford Cabral – Portugal
  • Paul Roth – USA / Canada
  • Precious Lovell – USA
  • Suzanne Rivecca – USA 


Group Events
 

  • Conversas com Sacatar
    July 13, 2017 / at Fine Arts School University of Bahia / Salvador BA
    More info
  • Open Studio Day
    August 4, 2017 / at Instituto Sacatar / Itaparica BA
    See photos
  • J-sette Workshop by Jumatatu Poe
    July 11, 2017 / at Dance School University of Bahia / Salvador BA
    More info

April 10 – June 5, 2017

  • Chandrahas Choudhury – India
  • Ladee Hubbard – USA
  • Louise Botkay – Brazil / France
  • Pat Oleszko – USA     
  • Seungjae Lee – Korea
  • Vilma Samulionyte – Lithuania

Group Events 

  • Conversas com Sacatar
    April 22, 2017 / Luncheon at Instituto Sacatar / Itaparica BA
    More info
  • Open Studio Day
    June 1, 2017 / at Instituto Sacatar / Itaparica BA
    See photos
  • Book Chat and Readings
    May 14, 2017 / with Fellow writers Ladee Hubbard and Chandrahas Choudhury /
    at Boto-Cor-de-Rosa Bookstore / Salvador BA
    More info

Jan 9 – Feb 20, 2017

  • Joanna Bator – Poland
  • Jori Lewis – USA
  • Kato Change – Kenya
  • Marija Stojnic – Serbia
  • Matthew Burgess – USA
  • Renan Marcondes – Brazil

Group Events 

  • Conversas com Sacatar
    January 20, 2017 / Luncheon at Instituto Sacatar / Itaparica BA
  • Open Studio Day
    February 17, 2017 / at Instituto Sacatar / Itaparica  BA
    See photos
  • JAM no MAM
    January 21, 2017 / Fellow musician Kato Change participates in the JAM no MAM music project at Museum of Moderna Art / Salvador BA
    See video 

Tom Correia (Brazil 2015)
The Sacatar Institute congratulates its former Fellow and current board member, writer and journalist Tom Correia for the position of curator at the International Literary Festival of Cachoeira in 2017 – 7th edition.

All success to you, Tom, and long live FLICA and all initiatives that promote art, in Bahia and around the world!
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Click here to also read about:

Ladee Hubbard (USA 2017), Bruno Cançado (Brazil 2015), Mark Steven Greenfield (USA 2013), Felipe Goes  (Brazil 2012), Faith Adiele (USA / Nigeria 2010 & 2012), Basir Mahmood (Pakistan, 2014), Karen Ostrom (Canada>USA, 2013 & 2016), Ersi Sotiropoulos (Greece, 2016 &2014), Carol Rodrigues (Brazil, 2016), Eduardo Kac (Brazil>USA, 2002), Linda Yudin (USA, 2012), Pieter Paul Pothoven (Netherlands, 2016), Daniel Melim (Portugal, 2013), Deisiane Barbosa (Brazil, 2017), Luciany Aparecida (Brazil, 2015), Renan Marcones (Brazil, 2017), Rodrigo Bueno  (Brazil 2003) and Virginia de Medeiros (Brazil 2007), Okwei Odili (Nigeria 2013), Stacey Steers  (USA 2006) and many others.