Artists: Behold your oasis

Residencies around the world gather and support artists.

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Sacatar Foundation Sacatar Foundation (Photo: Sacatar Foundation)

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Instituto Sacatar, Brazil

This Brazilian residency program brings artists to an estate on the Island of Itaparica, where they create to their hearts' delight. In addition to providing a roundtrip ticket and housing, this program helps artists find local collaborators and presentation spaces.

Artists interact and collaborate with the local community, enhance the visibility and cultural impact of their city and nation, and aim to "encourage art that returns us to where art began – to a wordless silence before all of creation." So there's a goal to put all other goals to shame.

The works to the left were made by former resident Walmor Correa, whose artwork has been featured in museums around the world.

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