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FIA Artist Talk: Gabriele Langendorf

Join Fogo Island Arts for a talk by artist-in-residence Gabriele Langendorf on Tuesday, October 1. The talk will take place in the Fogo Island Inn Cinema at 6:00pm; free & all are welcome.

FIA Artist Talk: Gabriele Langendorf

Join Fogo Island Arts for a talk by artist-in-residence Gabriele Langendorf on Tuesday, October 1. The talk will take place in the Fogo Island Inn Cinema at 6:00pm; free & all are welcome.

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Fogo Island Film: Naturales Historiae

Join Fogo Island Arts for a screening of the film Naturales Historiae (Pauline Julier, Switzerland, 2018, 56 min) as part of Fogo Island Film 2019: Resistance and Resilience. Through different natural stories filmed between China, France and Italy, Naturales Historiae questions our way of thinking and representing nature. Each chapter explores a situation of human beings grappling with Nature and its images, which reveals their obsessions and shakes up our certainties. Watch the film on Thursday, October 10, at 6:00pm in the Fogo Island Inn Cinema; free & all are welcome.

Fogo Island Film: Naturales Historiae

Join Fogo Island Arts for a screening of the film Naturales Historiae (Pauline Julier, Switzerland, 2018, 56 min) as part of Fogo Island Film 2019: Resistance and Resilience. Through different natural stories filmed between China, France and Italy, Naturales Historiae questions our way of thinking and representing nature. Each chapter explores a situation of human beings grappling with Nature and its images, which reveals their obsessions and shakes up our certainties. Watch the film on Thursday, October 10, at 6:00pm in the Fogo Island Inn Cinema; free & all are welcome.

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Fogo Island Partridgeberry Harvest Festival

Delicious food, lovely music, and informative demonstrations can be enjoyed all weekend at the Iceberg Arena in Fogo Island Central, October 11th to 13th. 

Fogo Island Partridgeberry Harvest Festival

Delicious food, lovely music, and informative demonstrations can be enjoyed all weekend at the Iceberg Arena in Fogo Island Central, October 11th to 13th. 

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FIA Artist Talk: Abdul Sharif Baruwa

Join Fogo Island Arts for a talk by artist-in-residence Sharif Abdul Baruwa on Tuesday, October 15. The talk will take place in the Fogo Island Inn Cinema at 6:00pm; free & all are welcome.

FIA Artist Talk: Abdul Sharif Baruwa

Join Fogo Island Arts for a talk by artist-in-residence Sharif Abdul Baruwa on Tuesday, October 15. The talk will take place in the Fogo Island Inn Cinema at 6:00pm; free & all are welcome.

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Fogo Island Film: Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas

Join Fogo Island Arts for a screening of the film Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas (Joakim Demmer, Sweden, Germany, Finland, 2017, 80 min) as part of Fogo Island Film 2019: Resistance and Resilience. Around the globe, there is a massive commercial rush for farmland. One of the most profitable new spots for farming is Ethiopia. Hoping for export revenues, the Ethiopian government leases millions of hectares of allegedly unused land to foreign investors. Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas investigates these foreign land-investments and exposes their impact on people’s lives. Watch the film on Thursday, October 24, at 6:00pm in the Fogo Island Inn Cinema; free & all are welcome.

Fogo Island Film: Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas

Join Fogo Island Arts for a screening of the film Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas (Joakim Demmer, Sweden, Germany, Finland, 2017, 80 min) as part of Fogo Island Film 2019: Resistance and Resilience. Around the globe, there is a massive commercial rush for farmland. One of the most profitable new spots for farming is Ethiopia. Hoping for export revenues, the Ethiopian government leases millions of hectares of allegedly unused land to foreign investors. Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas investigates these foreign land-investments and exposes their impact on people’s lives. Watch the film on Thursday, October 24, at 6:00pm in the Fogo Island Inn Cinema; free & all are welcome.

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FIA Artist Talk: Lyndon Barrois Jr

Join Fogo Island Arts for a talk by artist-in-residence Lyndon Barrois Jr on Tuesday, October 29. The talk will take place in the Fogo Island Inn Cinema at 6:00pm; free & all are welcome.

FIA Artist Talk: Lyndon Barrois Jr

Join Fogo Island Arts for a talk by artist-in-residence Lyndon Barrois Jr on Tuesday, October 29. The talk will take place in the Fogo Island Inn Cinema at 6:00pm; 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