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FIA Artist Talk: Keto Logua

Join Fogo Island Arts at Squish Studio on September 3 for an informal open studio, presentation, and Q&A with artist-in-residence Keto Logua at 5pm. Free & all are welcome.

FIA Artist Talk: Keto Logua

Join Fogo Island Arts at Squish Studio on September 3 for an informal open studio, presentation, and Q&A with artist-in-residence Keto Logua at 5pm. Free & all are welcome.

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Feile Tilting

A celebration of Irish and Newfoundland culture taking place in Tilting, September 19th to 22nd. 

Feile Tilting

A celebration of Irish and Newfoundland culture taking place in Tilting, September 19th to 22nd. 

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Fogo Island Film: The Green Lie

Join Fogo Island Arts for a screening of the film The Green Lie (Werner Boote, Austria, 2017, 96 min) as part of Fogo Island Film 2019: Resistance and Resilience. Environmentally friendly electric cars, sustainably produced food products, fair production processes: Hurray! If everything the corporations tell us is true, we can save the world through our purchasing decisions alone. A popular and dangerous lie. In his new documentary film, Werner Boote (Plastic Planet, Everything Under Control) shows us, together with environmental expert Kathrin Hartmann, how we can protect ourselves.  Watch the film on Thursday, September 19, at 6:00pm in the Fogo Island Inn Cinema; free & all are welcome.

Fogo Island Film: The Green Lie

Join Fogo Island Arts for a screening of the film The Green Lie (Werner Boote, Austria, 2017, 96 min) as part of Fogo Island Film 2019: Resistance and Resilience. Environmentally friendly electric cars, sustainably produced food products, fair production processes: Hurray! If everything the corporations tell us is true, we can save the world through our purchasing decisions alone. A popular and dangerous lie. In his new documentary film, Werner Boote (Plastic Planet, Everything Under Control) shows us, together with environmental expert Kathrin Hartmann, how we can protect ourselves.  Watch the film on Thursday, September 19, at 6:00pm in the Fogo Island Inn Cinema; free & all are welcome.

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FIA Artist Talk: Cana Bilir-Meier

Join Fogo Island Arts at Fogo Island Inn Cinema on September 24 for a talk by artist-in-residence Cana Bilir-Meier at 6pm. Light refreshments and reception to follow; free & all are welcome

FIA Artist Talk: Cana Bilir-Meier

Join Fogo Island Arts at Fogo Island Inn Cinema on September 24 for a talk by artist-in-residence Cana Bilir-Meier at 6pm. Light refreshments and reception to follow; free & all are welcome

Resources
and Video

Reading list

Non-Fiction

Small is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher

Small is Beautiful by E.F. Schumacher

Becoming Human Jean Vanier

Becoming Human by Jean Vanier

Prosperity Without Growth Tim Jackson

Prosperity Without Growth by Tim Jackson

Culture by Zygmunt Bauman

Culture in a Liquid Modern World by Zygmunt Bauman

The Necessary Revolution by Peter Senge

The Necessary Revolution by Peter Senge

Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein

Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez

Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez

Toward Sustainable Communities by Mark Roseland

Toward Sustainable Communities by Mark Roseland

This is Water by David Foster Wallace

This is Water by David Foster Wallace

Cod by Mark Kurlansky

Cod by Mark Kurlansky

Dictionary of Newfoundland English

Dictionary of Newfoundland English

The Dismal Science by Stephen A. Marglin

The Dismal Science by Stephen A. Marglin

Resilience by Andrew Zolli

Resilience by Andrew Zolli

Economics of Good and Evil by Tomas Sedlacek

Economics of Good and Evil by Tomas Sedlacek

Salt by Mark Kurlansky

Salt by Mark Kurlansky

Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara by Tim Robinson

Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara by Tim Robinson

The Solution Revolution by William D. Eggers & Paul MacMillan

The Solution Revolution by William D. Eggers & Paul MacMillan

The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlansky

The Big Oyster by Mark Kurlansky

The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard

The Poetics of Space by Gaston Bachelard

The World Beyond Your Head by Matthew B. Crawford

The World Beyond Your Head by Matthew B. Crawford

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

A Guide for the Perplexed by E. F. Schumacher

A Guide for the Perplexed by E. F. Schumacher

The Wayfinders by Wade Davis

The Wayfinders by Wade Davis

A Book of Silence by Sara Maitland

A Book of Silence by Sara Maitland

Hard Light by Michael Crummey

Hard Light by Michael Crummey

Fiction

The Possibility of an Island by Michel Houellebecq

The Possibility of an Island by Michel Rouellebecq

February by Lisa Moore

February by Lisa Moore

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

The Navigator of New York by Wayne Johnston

The Navigator of New York by Wayne Johnston

Salka Valka by Halldor Laxness

Salka Valka by Halldor Laxness

The Big Why by Michael Winter

The Big Why by Michael Winter

Sweetland by Michael Crummey

Sweetland by Michael Crummey

The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

By The Rivers of Brooklyn by Trudy Morgan-Cole

By The Rivers of Brooklyn by Trudy Morgan-Cole