Recent Events with Past Sacatar Fellows
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- Brenda Rios (Mexico 2019) has just published the fictional book “La suma de las noches”. The work is available in ePUB.
- Mark Steven Greenfield (USA 2013) invites to the opening of his exhibition “Black Madonna” at the William Turner Gallery on Saturday, September 19, from 11 am to 7 pm. The exhibition runs from September 22 to November 28, 2020.
- Étienne Yver (France 2009) participates in the multidisciplinary event “Préludes” that takes place on Sunday 27 September 2020 at 18h at Maison Heinrich Heine in Paris.
- Celia de Villiers (South Africa 2004) and her partner Kris van’t Hof will be part of the Contextile Textile Art Biennial that happens in Guimaraes, Portugal from 5 september — 25 october 2020 along with 870 artists from 65 countries.
Celia has been asked to do a short talk about the two large artworks (180x180cm each) they made in collaboration with the Intuthuko Collective of embroiderers in South Africa.
- Angèle Etoundi Essamba (Netherlands 2019) invites for her latest group exhibition INSIDE BLACK! at Arte et Amicitiae Gallery from Sept 5 – 27, 2020 in Amsterdam.
- Performance ÈTÙTÙ by Olaniyi Rasheed Akindiya Akirash (Nigeria / USA 2015) at Carver Museum ATX in Austin, Texas.
- Curator and writer Marina Fokidis (Greece 2019) would like to share with you the text “Digging into the Future: An Account of Notions of Time and Place” writen during her residency at Sacatar, which is part of a collection of essays on globalism called “Navigating the Planetary – A guide to the planetary art world – its past, present, and potentials”. Editors: Kimberly Bradley and Hildengund Amanshauser
- Alice Miceli (Brazil 2011 & 2016) was announced as one of the 27 recipients of the Bogliasco Foundation‘s Fall 2020 Fellowships.
- Stephanie Griffin (Canada 2019) participated at Live stream: Accidental Music Festival 2020 on May 30, 2020
- Cristina Megía (Spain 2014) invites you to watch the video of her work “El desnudo del Guerrero” done at José Guerrero Center, in Granada, Spain in June 1st, 2020.
- Mark Steven Greenfield (USA 2013) participates at the Los Angeles County art show We Are Here / Here We Are with his totem sculpture “Homage to Mestre Didi”
- Philip Boehm (USA 2016) made the shortlist for the 2020 Helen & Kurt Wolff Prize, which is awarded each spring to honor an outstanding literary translation from German into English published in the USA the previous year.
- Angèle Etoundi Essamba (Netherlands 2019) invites to her solo exhibition 35 Years of Photography at Gallery 23 Contemporary African Art Amsterdam from February 16 to March 22, 2020. On Sunday 23 February at 4 pm the presentation of Essamba’s latest book RENAISSANCE (designed in Bahia by Ines Grimaux Studio) will take place and we will also open the exhibition ‘Breaking The Stereotypical’ in the presence of the artist.
- News from Carolyne Wright (USA 2018): 1) She won First Place in the first Airlie Press Single Poem Prize, for her poem, “KZ”, and a Finalist designation for her poem “Ghazal for Emilie Parker” (which was translated to Portuguese by the author with Emanuella Leite Rodrigues de Moraes). 2) A review by Coal Hill Review of her most recent book, This Dream the World: New & Selected Poems, a copy of which is in the Sacatar library! 3) Her memoir essay, “The Blind Man,” appeared in the online journal, Shark Reef, Issue 35, Winter 2020.
- Carol Barton (USA 2001) would like to inform about her workshop on “Pop-Ups and Sculptural Books” at the International Center for the Arts in Monte Castello, Italy from May 24 – June 7, 2020.
- Jeffrey Long (USA 2001) solo exhibition “PLACES SEEN AND IMAGINED” opens on Saturday, January 25th from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Desta Gallery San Anselmo, CA
- Melanie Baker (USA 2003) invites for her solo exhibition “The Optimates” from January 10 – February 22, 2020 at Cristin Tierney Gallery NY
- Nana Oforiatta Ayim (Ghana 2016) is creating a 54-volume encyclopedia on African culture
- Maja Klaric (Croatia 2012 & 2019), wrote about her experience at Sacatar during the Ecological Session in 2019 in Croatian magazine Sensa, one of the most popular and long-lasting magazines in Croatia. January/2020 edition
- Viga Gordilho (Brazil 2004) invites to the exhibition “Trilhas de Cristal” at the Museum of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, Portugal. December 13-19, 2019
- Erman (Cuba / USA 2006) interSectionality: Diaspora Art from the Creole City, Nov. 14, 2019 – Mar. 20, 2020 at The Cocoran School of the Arts and Design – The George Washington University, Flagg Building, 500 17th Street – Washington, D.C.
- Estabrak (Iran / UK 2018) wants to share with you all a short documentary about her work and her recent project Sea; the remains between in exhibition at Ferens Art Gallery, Queen Victoria Square, Hull HU1 3RA, UK from 16 November 2019 – 23 February 2020
- Basir Mahmood (Pakistan 2014) will be presenting a film at the Second Karachi Biennale, curated by Mohammad Zeeshan. The work would be shown from dusk till dawn – through the night – at the Jehangir Kothari Parade, in Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim, Karachi. Dates: 26 OCT – 12 NOV
- Florence Neal (USA 2018) invites for her print installation Waters of the Future at Five Myles gallery from October 12 – November 17, 2019
Sandra Brewster (Canada 2017) will be showing her latest work Sandra Brewster: Blur in the Jackman Gallery, second floor of the AGO – Art Gallery of Ontario. The opening reception is on Wednesday July 24, 6-9pm in the Tannebaum Sculpture Atrium, first floor. The exhibition will run until March, 2020
- Fábio Duarte (Brazil 2016 & 2018) teaches the workshop “Pictorialism in Mobile Photography” that takes place on Sunday, July 14. He also participates in the group show “O Olhar: O que Vemos nos Afeta” with 30 Bahian photographers during the Festival A Gosto da Fotografia that takes place at CAIXA Cultural Salvador
- Meredith Lackey (USA 2016) is happy to be hosted by SHADOW KITCHEN for a screening of her short film, Cablestreet, followed by a live narrated excursion into liaising with hackers in the field. Screening on June 4, 2019 at 8PM at Coaxial, 1815 S Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90016
- Dany Leriche and Jean-Michel Fickinger (France 2009 & 2014) invite for the photo exhibition Esprit du Mali, Donsow et Korédugaw at Grand Theatre d’Angers on Place du Ralliement, 49100 Angers, France from June 11 to October 6, 2019
- Karen Ostrom (Canada/USA 2013 & 2016) and Maristela Ribeiro (Brazil 2007) are part of the group show Prisma at the Museu Regional de Arte in Feira de Santana, Bahia, Brazil. From 16.may to 31.July, 2019
- Mauricio Adinolfi (Brazil 2017) is participating in the 3rd Bienal Internacional de Arte Gaia from April 24 to August 20, 2019 in Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal
- Sook Jin Jo (Korea 2001 & 2007) was invited to join as a Master Artist in Residence at the Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, for the session of Oct 13 — Nov 2, 2019
- “Trumpiad”, the new book by Evan Eisenberg (USA 2006 & 2010), is now available at Amazon, Goodreads and Google Books
- Ines Raphaelian (Brazil 2003) is curating the show “Correlações Entre Variáveis Aleatórias: Julio Plaza e Nelson Leirner” at Galeria Marília Razuk in São Paulo from March 30 to April 27, 2019. Opening reception: March 30 from 11am to 4pm
- Eduardo Kac (Brazil 2002) invites for his solo exhibition “Inner Telescope” at Henrique Faria Fine Art, New York from March 28–May 11, 2019. Opening reception: March 28, Thursday, 6–9 pm.
Kac’s first solo exhibition in the gallery, Inner Telescope features an artwork that the artist conceived specifically for zero gravity and realized in outer space with the cooperation of French astronaut Thomas Pesquet. In the works on view—including original drawings, photographs, embroideries, an installation, and video—we see the conceptualization, realization, and visual expression of the first artwork that was literally made outside of our home planet
- Three of the nine laureates of the PIPA Prize awarded to date are Sacatar alumni. They are: PAULO NAZARETH (Sacatar 2014 / PIPA Winner 2016); ALICE MICELI (Sacatar 2011 & 2016 / PIPA Popular Vote 2014 & PIPA Winner 2014); VIRGINIA DE MEDEIROS (Sacatar 2007 / PIPA Popular Vote 2015 & PIPA Winner 2015). LUCIANA MAGNO (Sacatar 2016) won the PIPA Online prize in 2015
And five of this year’s nominees are also Sacatar alumni: ÍCARO LIRA (Sacatar 2014); ROMY POCZTARUK (Sacatar 2014); LOUISE BOTKAY (Sacatar 2017); LUCIANA MAGNO (Sacatar 2016) and PAULO NIMER PJOTA (Sacatar 2015)
- Laurie Anderson (USA / Sacatar Solo 2016) won Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance at the 2019 Grammy Awards with the album LANDFALL Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet.