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.

Caribbean Linked IV announced in Diario Aruba

Local Aruban newspapers Diario Aruba shares an article on Caribbean Linked IV in their Saturday, July 30, 2016 edition!

Take a look at the full article in Papiamento on Diario Aruba here announcing this year’s residency & exhibition programme at Ateliers ’89!

*NB – there are some inconsistencies with artists’ names and countries in the original version of this article.

Evento-Caribbean-Linked-Iv-na-Ateliers-89ORANJESTAD (AAN)– Diamars awor 2 di augustus ateliers ’89 fundacion ta presenta e proyecto di arte caribense unico den su genero y mas aprecia actualmente yama ”Caribbean linked iv”. cu un presentacion den su black box di e curador di momento Pablo Leon de la Barra procedente di Mexico!

Durante tres siman e artistanan invita den residencia na ateliers ’89, lo presenta, discuti y traha nan obranan cu lo wordo presenta na final, diadomingo 22 di augustus den e salanan magno di exposicion na ateliers ’89 unda publico en general ta wordo cordialmente invita pa ta participe di e interesante evento aki y su anochinan di presentacion, charla y exposicion.

Asina, Ateliers ’89 Academia di Bellas Artes Aruba ta invita un y tur pa e anochi di inicio di un serie di charla internacional pa e artistanan invita den su Black Box. E charlanan aki lo sigui tur anochi di siman pa e dos siman y mey cu ta bini. 13 artista y 3 curador lo ta participe di e evento di Ateliers ’89 titula Caribbean Linked iv. lo ta un ocasion pa no perde di bin siña conoce e artistanan, nan obra y persona durante e charlanan aki. E curadornan lo trece e tension necesario padilanti discutiendo e obranan di cada artista y nan mes un pensamento di kiko ta e arte contemporaneo actual. Pablo León de La Barra ta wordo sigui pa Maria Elena Ortiz di Museo PAMM di Miami, y Holly Bynoe di St. Vincent y curadora actualmente na e National Gallery of Bahamas y directora di ARC Magazine. Tur ta curadornan hopi interesante mirando e posicionnan clave cu nan ta ocupa den Caribe.

Tambe lo ta presente pa publico life riba internet for di e Black Box y riba Facebook, e escritor David Knight for di Islas Virgenes. Life stream y filmacion lo ta bou di coordinacion di Ryan Oduber y Alexis Tromp. Y trabounan di publicidad y guia di e artistanan durante na estadia na Ateliers ’89 ta den encargo di Katherine Kennedy, Barbados cu a traha un pagina web hopi bunita mes pa CLIV. Hunto cu e artista Arubiano Robin de Vogel kende a bin ta preparando tur e artistanan pa nan estadia ta uno agradabel na Aruba. E 11 artistanan invita ta: Frances Gallardo Puerto Rico, Travis Geertruida Curacao, Charlie Godet Thomas Bermuda, Nowé Harris Bahamas, Tessa Mars Haiti, Oneika Russel Jamaica, Shanice Smith Trinidad, Simon Tatum Cayman Islands, Humberto Diaz Cuba y Laura de Vogel Aruba. No por perde e oportunidad unico aki y bin e anochinan aki na Ateliers ’89 y ta participe di e charla y discusion di e curador di momento Pablo León de La Barra. Bin como artista y bin mustra e curador bo mes un obra, bin como amante di arte y sea participe e presentacionnan y discusionnan, bin como bo mes y disfruta di e gran momento aki den nos historia di arte contemporaneo internacional y Caribense y e evento grandi aki Caribbean Linked IV.

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.