Recent Events with Past Sacatar Fellows

Past Sacatar Fellows are invited to share news of their activities by sending information to info@sacatar.org

  • Gerald Cyrus (USA 2002 / 2011) was featured on Time Magazine in an article about African American Photographers.
  • Dany Leriche and Jean-Michel Fickinger (France 2009 / 2014) announce their photo exhibition entitled “Signs of the Invisible”. Opening Monday March 27, 2017, from 4 to 9 pm at 19 Paul Fort Gallery, 19, rue Paul Fort 75014 Paris, France. The show will be up from March 27 to April 27, 2017.
  • Rik Freeman (USA 2011 / 2015) painted the mural “The Knowledge” in the Dorothy I. Height Neighborhood Library in Washington, DC.
  • Daniel Gwirtzman (USA 2003 / 2013) invites for the screening of the dance film “Terrain” @ Lovecraft NYC Film Screenings on Monday, April 3, 2017. 6PM Pre-Screening Party / 7:30PM Screenings and Performances. Lovecraft NYC, 50 Avenue B, Manhattan
  • Mario Macilau (Mozambique 2014) had his photographic serie “Growing in Darkness”, about street children in downtown Maputo, selected as a finalist in the 2017 LensCulture Exposure Awards.
  • Nana Oforiatta Ayim (Ghana 2016) invites to the launch of ANO Institute of Contemporary Arts in Accra. The Institute includes an exhibition and screening space, as well as workshop and library areas. Nana, a Ghanaian art historian, writer and filmmaker, is also curating the opening group exhibition entitled “Accra: Portraits of a City” which will opened until April 9th, 2017 at ANO Gallery, 1 Lokko Rd, Osu, Accra, Ghana.
  • Isabel Ferrand (Portugal 2009) invites you for the presentation of several of her works at the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – Museumpark Rotterdam, The Netherlands. March 11 – June 11, 2017.
  • Stacey Steers (USA 2006): Solo exhibition of her latest film “Edge of Alchemy“, as well as a selection of handmade collages, a suite of silver gelatin prints, and sculptural objects that incorporate media from the film. February 25 – April 15, 2017. Opening Reception: Saturday, February 25, 3 – 6PM. At Catharine Clark Gallery – 248 Utah Street, San Francisco, CA. The artist will be there for both the opening and closing events.
  • Cheryl Strayed (USA 2003): the best-selling author of Wild, just made her theater debut with a richly funny, uniquely uplifting new show based on her book “Tiny Beautiful Things”. Tony Award winner Thomas Kail (Dry Powder, Hamilton) directs this exceptionally moving new play about reaching when you’re stuck, healing when you’re broken and finding the courage to take on the questions that have no answer. The Public Theater in New York. Nov / Dec 2016.
  • Pat Oleszko (USA 2008): presents her latest work “FOOL for THOUGHT”. From November 21 – March 3, 2017. Kniznick Gallery, 515 South Street, Waltham, MA. Gallery hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm.
  • Anaisa Franco (Brazil 2010): The Brazilian visual artist presents her latest installation work “Sweet Reflection”.
  • Cristina Rascon Castro (Mexico, 2012): Book signing “Cuentráficos Deluxe”. CCD – Centro de Cultura Digital, Mexico City, July 7 at 7pm.
  • Fred Martin (France, 2013): Retrospective exhibition of his work centered around the drawings of his travels … always in connection with the Earth. Gallery LA RUMEUR, Lille, France. Opening Saturday June 25, 2016.
  • Ndikhumbule Ngqinambi (South Africa, 2010): Solo exhibition “Window Part II,” Barnard Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa, June 7 – July 5, 2016, with Ashraf Jamal as a guest speaker at the June 7 opening reception
  • Kristin Capp (USA 2004): Experience the beauty and culture of Brazil as if you’re walking through its landscape yourself in the stunning new book of photography “Brazil” by Kristin Capp. Taken over the course of eight years, Capp’s artistic black-and-white photos capture the personality and complexity of the country in images that range from posed portraits to pure abstractions. In its pages, Capp chronicles the relationship between the natural shapes of the landscape and the city’s constructed forms, immerses us in the culture of the world’s largest African diaspora, and captures the diverse dreams, values, and contradictions living and moving across the country every day. Here are the dates for the book signing events in the US:
    * Monday May 23, 7PM, University Bookstore, 4326 University Way NE, Seattle
    * Friday June 3, 6-8PM, International Center of Photography, 1114 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY
  • Laurie Anderson (USA, 2016):
    *Guest Director, Brighton Festival 2016 (May 7-29), England
    *Heart of a Dog screens in theaters throughout Ireland, England, Scotland, and Wales during May and June, including a special screening for 50 dogs (and their owners) at Picturehouse Central in London’s West End
  • Olek (Poland>USA, 2009 & 2015):
    * Group exhibition, HG Contemporary Gallery, New York City, May 17 – June 10, 2016
    * 10th Annual Avesta Art Show, “In the Blink of an Eye,” Koppardalen Verket, Avesta, Sweden, May 28 – September 18, 2016
  • Daniel Gwirtzman (USA 2013 & 2003): The Company’s dance film Into The Streets will be presented by CORE, a contemporary dance company celebrating 35 years. EnCORE brings together a collection of original dance films choreographed and directed by national and international artists. Both Streets and Pier were produced thanks to the generous support of the Sacatar Foundation.
    * 10th Annual Avesta Art Show, “In the Blink of an Eye,” Koppardalen Verket, Avesta, Sweden, May 28 – September 18, 2016
    * Into The Streets, EnCORE Dance on Film Festival, May 27 @ 7pm in Decatur, GA
    * Pier Screens at Richmond Dance Festival, Richmond, VA.