This is a chance to view a diverse range of contemporary works, and engage with emerging artists from across the French, Spanish, Dutch and English Caribbean, working at the Ateliers ’89! Hear first hand about their experience during the Caribbean Linked residency and enjoy a collection of works never before exhibited!
It will be an evening full of lovely surprises, opening acts and performances, films, graffiti, installations, paintings, drawings with positive vibrations from lively DJ, playing local and international music. Entrance is free, so please attend and give your support to our contemporary artists visiting Aruba along with local artists.
The exhibition will run until the 25th September 2015, and features the work of Aiko Roudette (St. Vincent and the Grenadines), Alex Kelly (Trinidad and Tobago), Diego Espinosa (Mexico), Jodi Minnis (The Bahamas), Leasho Johnson (Jamaica), Leo Aguirre (Texas / Aruba), Manuel Mathieu (Haiti), Marvi Johanna Franco Zapata (Colombia / Curacao), Natusha Croes (Aruba), Razia Barsatie (Suriname), Ronald Cyrille (Guadeloupe), Simone Asia (Barbados).
Founded in 2012, Caribbean Linked is a residency program and art exhibition organized by Ateliers ’89 Foundation in collaboration with ARC Inc. and The Fresh Milk Art Platform Inc. The main sponsor is Stichting DOEN with additional support from the Mondriaan Foundation and the Prince Claus Fund, as well as a regional and local funding.
Caribbean Linked is a crucial blueprint for building awareness across diverse and often uncommunicative creative communities in the Caribbean and its diaspora by finding ways to connect young and emerging artists with each other.