Newfoundland: The World’s Wildest Art Scene? [Headlines]
Newfoundland, even though it's known for being a quiet, fishing province, is actually home to one of the most avant-garde art scenes.
A 110-square-mile, windswept outcrop of bald rock overlooking the raging north Atlantic, off Newfoundland, Fogo is home to 2,700 fishermen or descendants of, and a considerably larger population of gannets whose shrill cries provide a constant soundtrack.
This is life right on the edge. Indeed the Flat Earth Society considers Fogo Island one of the four corners of a flat earth.
It’s also the least likely place you’d think of finding members of a cutting-edge international art scene. But that’s exactly who’s coming to Fogo now. Guardian