The Hnatyshyn Foundation – Fogo Island Arts Young Curator Residency provides an opportunity for a young Canadian curator to work in residence at Fogo Island Arts, a contemporary arts venue in Newfoundland, for one month.
During the residency, the successful candidate will work closely with Fogo Island Arts staff and international artists-in-residence, and provide a presentation to the community. The candidate will also be given an opportunity to contribute to exhibitions and publications curated by Fogo Island Arts.
Fogo Island Arts is a residency-based contemporary art venue that supports artistic exploration, research and production for artists, filmmakers, writers, musicians, curators, designers and thinkers from around the world. Since 2008, FIA has brought some of the most exciting emerging and renowned artists of today to Fogo Island, Newfoundland to take part in residencies and to present solo exhibitions at the Fogo Island Gallery. Combining contemporary art, iconic architecture and social innovation in a singular setting, FIA is a world-class institution that is uniquely rooted in community. FIA is an initiative of the Shorefast Foundation, a registered charity dedicated to improving the social, cultural and economic conditions on Fogo Island.