Fire Island — cultural resilience on Fogo Island

Reporter Steve Bartlett's series on the Shorefast Foundation's efforts to create cultural resilience on Fogo Island through the construction of a five-star and arts programs.

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Fire Island — cultural resilience on Fogo Island
The Tower Studio in Shoal Bay. — Photo by Steve Bartlett/The Telegram
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Victoria Morley
- December 31, 1969
- 19 h 00

We visited Fogo Island, the Inn and saw the artist studios, June/July /13. The island's geography and plant material is stunning. What a treat to see Todd Saunder's architecture. The Inn and studios are fabulous. Also, it was wonderful to see the artistic use of local craftmanship eg. the rug hooking on seating. Ms Cobb is another treasure for the island. Congratulations. Victoria Morley

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