Sacatar operates a multidisciplinary artist residency program on the Island of Itaparica, immersing international artists in the vibrant Afro-Brazilian culture of Bahia, Brazil.
Current Sacatar Fellows
The current group will be at Sacatar from December 11, 2017 to February 5, 2018:
- Hadia Gana Libya Visual Arts (Invited Artist)
- Laura Vandewynckel Belgium Animation (Sacatar Selection Process)
- Márcio Junqueira Brazil Literature/Visual Arts (FUNCEB Competition)
- Sandra Brewster Canada Visual Arts (Sacatar Selection Process)
- Sérgio Rodrigo Brazil Music (Sacatar Selection Process)
- Xavier Marrades Spain Cinema (Sacatar Selection Process)
Article on Voyage LA Magazine about Sacatar Foundation
Today we’d like to introduce you to Taylor Van Horne.
Taylor, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?
All my life, I have admired artists and have socialized with artists. I myself have worked most of my life as an architect. I admire artists because they are not driven by money concerns (although they deal with them.) Artists are driven by a more intriguing passion. (…)
Res Artis Meeting Copenhagen, Denmark, 2017
Sacatar Directors Mitch Loch and Taylor Van Horne attended the Res Artis conference, “Prepare for Production: On Residencies and Artistic Production,” hosted by Danish Art Workshops (DAW) and FABRIKKEN / The Factory of Art and Design, in Copenhagen, Denmark, 25 – 27 October, 2017.
Sacatar Resident Fellows
Please explore the following links to learn more about the artists who were in residence at Sacatar from October 2 to November 27, 2017.
- Bruce Odland USA
- Sam Auinger Germany
- Gleb Skubachevskiy Russia
- Joseph Cavalieri USA
- Mauricio Adinolfi Brazil
- Pedro Lemes Brazil
Conversas com SacatarOctober 7, 2017 / at Casa do GovernoPraça da Aclamação, 4 – Cachoeira / BA
Open Studio Day
November 24, 2017at Instituto Sacatar / Itaparica BA
Projeto ‘The Return of Our Lady’
by Joseph Cavalieri (USA 2011 and 2017)Permanent stained glass window installation project for Our Lady of Mercy Church / Itaparica BA
Read all about the project on www.cavaglass.com
Iemanjá song, Dona Cici
Video by Marija Stojnic
Installation work by Gleb Skubachevskiy
Soundtrack by Bruce Odland
Recent Events with Past Sacatar Fellows
Eduardo Kac (Brazil / USA 2002)
Based on a project developed by Eduardo Kac, the French astronaut Thomas Pesquet created a piece, entitled ‘Téléscope Intérieur,’ while on board the International Space Station on February 18, 2017. Read more about the project
Stacey Steers (EUA 2006), Rodrigo Bueno (Brazil 2003), Felipe Goes (Brazil 2012), Marielson Carvalho (Brazil 2014), Luciany Aparecida (Brazil 2015), Tom Correia (Brazil 2015), Deisiane Barbosa (Brazil 2016), Candice Lin (USA 2011), J Michael Walker (USA 2011), Anaisa Franco (Brazil 2010) and many others.