Recent Events with Past Sacatar Fellows
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- 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.
- Mark Steven Greenfield (USA 2013) takes part in the group show “Personal Truth” that opens at El Camino College Art Gallery and features the work of five Southern California artists. The exhibit runs through March 17, with a reception scheduled for February 21 and an artists’ talk on February 26.
- Xavier Marrades (Catalonia, 2017) will premiere the short film he made during his Sacatar residency, ‘Misericórdia,’ at the New Directors New Films Festival, to take place at the Museum of Modern Art and at Lincoln Center in New York City, New York, USA, from June 24 to July 1, 2019.
- Ayesha Harruna Attah (Ghana > USA 2015) would like to share news of the U.S. book launch of “THE HUNDRED WELLS OF SALAGA”, the book she worked on while at Sacatar. Hoping Sacatar fellows in these different cities are able to attend.
- Celia de Villiers (South Africa 2004) and Prof Kris van ‘t Hof created Ponte d’Arte (Arts Bridge), an artist’s retreat, residency and meeting point for knowledge exchange, surrounded by 1,5 hectares of wild gardens, on the banks of the Rio Alva, in Ponte da Mucela, Mid-Portugal (40 min from the city of Coimbra).
- Kostana Banovic (Serbia 2006) created KAMEN, an independent artist-run residency founded in 2018 in Bosnia and Herzegovina that provides a space for a small number of artists, curators, and art-related researchers to live and work in proximity to one another, and engage in collaborative or solo projects.
- Yumi Kori (Japan 2008) will give a talk at Rome Japan Foundation on Friday, November 23rd. “MIRAI / SHORAI” is a conversation with Professor Giorgio Amitrano, an specialist of Japanese literature.
- Artist Jane Ingram Allen (USA 2002) has been awarded a grant by the City of Santa Rosa for a public art project to commemorate the October 2017 wildfires in Santa Rosa, California, that destroyed so many homes, businesses and forests. Jane’s artwork “Living Quilt for Santa Rosa” consists of a handmade paper quilt with seeds for wildflowers added to the pulp in the same colors as the quilt pattern. The quilt will be installed in a public ceremony at Rincon Ridge Park in Santa Rosa, CA, at 2PM on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.
- Photographer Gordana Hajinovic (Serbia 2016) invites you to her solo exhibition “OXIMORON” at Small Gallery of the Art Pavilion Cvijeta Zuzoric, Belgrade, Serbia from November 15 – 26, 2018.
- Video artist Bia Gayotto (Brazil / USA 2018) invites you to the group show “Somewhere in Between” that opens on November 10 at Kellogg Art Gallery in Pomona, CA.
- Mark Steven Greenfield (USA 2013) invites you to the reception of his next solo exhibition “Love and Loathing” on November 3, 2018 from 5 to 8 pm at Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery in Los Angeles, CA.
- Musician Derek Bermel (USA 2017) is organizing a musical tribute to Fred Sherry, who turns 70 this year, one of the world’s great cellists and a stalwart champion of composers. The musical features an all-star group that ranges from our era’s most distinguished instrumentalists to the luminaries of tomorrow. Sunday | October 28 2018 | 2 pm at Merkin Hall.
- Visual artist and Photographer Fabio Duarte (Brazil 2016 & 2018) invites you to his solo exhibitions “Autorretratos – Guardar uma coisa, iluminá-la e ser iluminado por ela” at Galeria ACBEU – Corredor da Vitória from October 11 to November 3, 2018.
- Dancer and Choreographer Maureen Fleming (USA 2004 & 2016) invited you to Irish Arts Center’s event: “Wildflowers – A Feminine Genesis”. Thu Oct 18 at 7 PM EDT to Sun Oct 21 at 8:30 PM EDT at La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club in NY/NY.
- Award-winning translator, playwright and theatre director Philip Boehm (USA 2016) is the 2018 PEN Literary Award winner in Translation for Chasing the King of Hearts by Hannah Krall.
- Visual artist J Michael Walker (USA 2011) has his photo series “Bodies Mapping Time” on view at two venues in LA. More information.
- The book “What’s Left of the Night” that Ersi Sotiropoulos (Greece 2006 & 2014) wrote during her latest residency at Sacatar was just translated into English.
- Felipe Goes (Brazil 2012) invites you to the opening of his solo exhibition “Bennu” at Galeria Virgílio on September 11 at 7:30pm in São Paulo.
- Frances de Pontes Peebles’ (USA 2003) latest novel “The Air You Breathe” is receiving excellent reviews from the critics.
- Chandrahas Choudhury (India 2017) latest book “Clouds” is one of the 10 candidates to the JCB Prize for Literature award presented each year to a distinguished work of fiction by an Indian author.