Caribbean Linked IV Exhibition Opening

Ateliers ’89, Oranjestad, Aruba, is pleased to invite you to the exciting events surrounding the regional residency Caribbean Linked IV, which is taking place August 1 through 23, 2016. This innovative programme sees twelve creatives from around the French, Spanish, English and Dutch Caribbean convening to produce new work and mount an exhibition, which will open at Ateliers ’89 on Sunday, August 21, 2016 with a free public reception starting at 7pm.

RSVP to the exhibition opening on Facebook here.

Caribbean Linked IV Exhibition Flyer
Artists this year include Frances Gallardo (Puerto Rico), Travis Geertruida (Curacao), Charlie Godet Thomas (Bermuda, supported by The Bermuda Arts Council), Nowé Harris-Smith (The Bahamas, supported by The Charitable Art Foundation of the Bahamas), Dominique Hunter (Guyana),  Tessa Mars(Haïti), Oneika Russell (Jamaica), Shanice Smith (Trinidad, supported by Alice Yard), Simon Tatum (The Cayman Islands, supported by the NGCI), Laura de Vogel (Aruba) and and visiting master artist Humberto Diaz (Cuba). This year’s writer-in-residence is David Knight Jr. (US Virgin Islands), co-founder of Moko Magazine.

Specially invited curators include María Elena Ortiz, associate curator at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and Pablo León de la Barra, curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum for the Latin American phase of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative.

The participants in Caribbean Linked IV.

The participants in Caribbean Linked IV.

Caribbean Linked is an initiative by Ateliers ’89, ARC Magazine and The Fresh Milk Art Platform, generously supported by our core sponsors Mondriaan Fonds and Stichting DOEN as well as a number of local sponsors in Aruba.

For more information, call Ateliers ’89 at (+297) 565 4613, email caribbeanlinked@gmail.com or visit the Caribbean Linked website at http://caribbeanlinked.com, and follow the Caribbean Linked Facebook page for regular updates on the residency!

Caribbean Linked IV Opening

Inviting everyone to join us this Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 8pm to be part of the official opening of the fourth edition of Caribbean Linked!

The residency program kicks off with a festive meet and greet at Ateliers ’89 introducing all artists in residence, with performances by Beach LamaCozmic Stonez, Serghio Jansen and DJ Jemaima!

CL IV Opening Flyer

These international Caribbean artists and renowned curators will be present for 3 weeks during which they will present their work and artistic practice in nightly artist talks in our BLACK BOX theater. The BLACK BOX lecture’s are open to the public and the schedule will be published tomorrow. Come join us and get LINKED!

Artists this year include:

Frances Gallardo | Puerto Rico
Travis Geertruida | Curacao
Charlie Godet Thomas | Bermuda
Nowé H. Harris-Smith | The Bahamas
Dominique Hunter | Guyana
Tessa Mars | Haïti
Oneika Russell | Jamaica
Shanice Smith | Trinidad
Simon Tatum | The Cayman Islands
Laura de Vogel | Aruba
and visiting master artist Humberto Diaz | Cuba

The writer in residence will be David Knight Jr. | US Virgin Islands, co-founder of Moko Magazine. Visiting artists who will be lending support to Ateliers ’89 during the residency will be Robin De Vogel | Aruba and Katherine Kennedy | Barbados. This year’s specially invited curators will be María Elena Ortiz, associate curator at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and Pablo León de la Barra, curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum for the Latin American phase of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative.

Caribbean Linked is organized by Ateliers ’89, ARC Magazine and Fresh Milk with the support of Mondriaan Fonds and Stichting DOEN.

Announcing Caribbean Linked IV: August 2016

We are pleased to announce that the regional residency Caribbean Linked IV will be taking place at Ateliers ’89 in Oranjestad, Aruba from August 1 through 23, 2016. Thanks to generous support from the Mondriaan Fund, Stichting DOEN and the Prince Claus Fund, creatives from around the French, Spanish, English and Dutch Caribbean will convene to produce work and mount an exhibition during this three week period.

This annual residency will again allow the participants to be exposed to the practices of other emerging Caribbean artists, providing an opportunity to strengthen regional connections and cultural understanding. 

CL IV Image

Artists this year include Frances Gallardo (Puerto Rico), Travis Geertruida (Curacao), Charlie Godet-Thomas (Bermuda), Nowé Harris-Smith(The Bahamas), Dominique Hunter (Guyana),  Tessa Mars (Haïti), Oneika Russell (Jamaica), Shanice Smith (Trinidad), Simon Tatum (The Cayman Islands), Laura de Vogel (Aruba) and and visiting master artist Humberto Diaz (Cuba).

The writer in residence will be David Knight Jr. (US Virgin Islands), co-founder of Moko Magazine. Visiting artists who will be lending support to Ateliers ’89 during the residency will be Robin de Vogel(Aruba) and Katherine Kennedy (Barbados). This year’s specially invited curators will be María Elena Ortiz, associate curator at the Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) and Pablo León de la Barra, curator at theSolomon R. Guggenheim Museum for the Latin American phase of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative.

Stay tuned for more information!

Caribbean Linked is an initiative by ARC Magazine, The Fresh Milk Art Platform and Ateliers ’89.

Caribbean Linked III to take place in Aruba in August 2015

Caribbean Linked III will kick off in Aruba from August 12 through 31 2015. Thanks to generous support from the Mondriaan Fund, Stichting DOEN and the Prince Claus Fund, twelve creatives from around the French, Spanish, English and Dutch Caribbean will convene to produce work and mount an exhibition at Ateliers ’89 in Aruba. 

Artists include Natusha Croes (Aruba), Leasho Johnson (Jamaica), Alex Kelly (Trinidad & Tobago), Manuel Mathieu (Haïti), Jodi Minnis (The Bahamas), Simone Asia (Barbados), Ronald Cyrille, (Martinique), Aiko Roudette (St. Vincent & the Grenadines), Leo Aguirre (Aruba) and Marvi Johanna Franco Zapata (Curaçao).

The writer in residence will be Natalie McGuire (Barbados) and Diego Espinosa, (Mexico) multi-percussionist and sound artist, will offer workshops and produce a soundscape while at Ateliers ’89. Invited curators and facilitators include Christopher Cozier, Holly Bynoe, Annalee Davis and Tirzo Martha.