The Arts Corp. is a contemporary art venue that specializes in residencies for international artists and the production of art projects and workshops engaging both local and international participants. The Fogo Island Arts Corporation is supported by Shorefast Foundation, a Canadian-registered charity using entrepreneurial methods to help secure prosperity for the region of Fogo Island and Change Islands.

4 DIMENSIONAL MAPPING is a locally rooted art project, an experimental workshop investigating the relationship between people and a place. Findings will be presented on digital and printed maps.

Monday, 24 August 2009


As we were interested by the difference between the perception of the sea from an outsider as a flat surface and its understanding as a landscape with its hills, mountains, summits, valleys and plains by fishermen, Bonnie showed us a printed scroll she got from an old sonar system used in fishing boats showing the relief of the seascape. The sea as a chain of mountains.

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