Caribbean Linked V – Meet & Greet the Artists

Ateliers ’89, Oranjestad, Aruba in collaboration with The Fresh Milk Art Platform, Barbados and ARC Magazine invites you to the official launch of the regional artist residency Caribbean Linked V. Come meet this year’s participating artists at Ateliers ’89 on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 from 8pm – 12am!

RSVP to the Event on Facebook here.

Artists this year include Irvin Aguilar (Mexico/Aruba), Franz Caba (Dominican Republic), Kriston Chen(Trinidad & Tobago), Sharelly Emanuelson (Curaçao), Gwladys Gambie (Martinique), Adam Patterson(Barbados), Velvet Zoe Ramos (Aruba), Averia Wright (The Bahamas) and Raily Stiven Yance (Venezuela). The writer in residence will be art historian and independent curator Marina Reyes Franco (Puerto Rico).

This year’s specially invited curators will be Alex Martínez Suárez (Dominican Republic) and Miguel López (Peru/Costa Rica), who will be joining us at different intervals throughout the three week residency programme.

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

Amigoe Newspaper announces Caribbean Linked V

Melissa Stamper shares an article in the Thursday, July 26th edition of Amigoe Newspaper announcing the upcoming Caribbean Linked V regional residency programme, which will run from August 6th – 28th, 2018 at Ateliers ’89, Oranjestad, Aruba.

Click here to read the full article!

Amigoe is a Dutch-language daily newspaper whose audience is predominantly in Curaçao and Aruba. The newspaper is one of the most widely read dailies in Aruba. 

Puerto Rico Art News Promotes Caribbean Linked V

On June 28th, 2018, Puerto Rico Art News shared the announcement of Caribbean Linked V,  highlighting the participation of Puerto Rican art historian and curator Marina Reyes Franco:

Photo credit: Victoria Tomaschko

Ateliers ’89, Oranjestad, Aruba in collaboration with The Fresh Milk Art Platform, Barbados and ARC Magazine is pleased to announce that the regional artist residency Caribbean Linked V will be taking place at Ateliers ‘89 from August 6th through 28th, 2018. The official opening event will be held on Wednesday, August 8th from 8pm – 12am.

Read the full announcement on Puerto Rico Art News here!

Bahamian Art & Culture Newsletter promotes Caribbean Linked V

Smith and Benjamin’s ‘BAHAMIAN ART and CULTURE’ Newsletter, Issue No. 350 published on Friday, June 29th, 2018 shares the announcement of Caribbean Linked V, highlighting the participation of Bahamian artist Averia Wright:

The regional artist residency Caribbean Linked V will be taking place at Ateliers ‘89 in Oranjestad, Aruba from August 6th through 28th, 2018. Creatives from around the French, Spanish, English and Dutch Caribbean will convene to produce work, meet cultural activists in the Aruban art community, participate in public talks, blog about their experience and present a closing showcase of works during this three week period. The final event will be held on Sunday, August 26th.

Artists this year include Bahamian MFA Grad in Sculpture Averia Wright as well as Irvin Aguilar (Mexico/Aruba), Franz Caba (Dominican Republic), Kriston Chen (Trinidad and Tobago), Sharelly Emanuelson (Curaçao), Gwladys Gambie (Martinique), Adam Patterson (Barbados), Velvet Zoe Ramos (Aruba), and Raily Stiven Yance (Venezuela).

Read the full newsletter here!

Repeating Islands shares the announcement of Caribbean Linked V

Repeating Islands, a news and commentary blog about Caribbean culture, literature and the arts, shares the announcement of Caribbean Linked V:

This year, the Caribbean Linked V regional artist residency will take place at Ateliers ’89, Oranjestad, Aruba, from August 6 through 28, 2018.

The official opening event will be held on Wednesday, August 8 from 8:00pm to midnight. Participating artists, writers and curators this year hail from Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Costa Rica, Curacao, the Dominican Republic, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela.

 

Caribbean Linked is an annual residency and exhibition programme spanning French, Spanish, Dutch and English Caribbean islands.

See the full press release on Repeating Islands here.

Announcing Caribbean Linked V: August 2018

Ateliers ’89, Oranjestad, Aruba in collaboration with The Fresh Milk Art Platform, Barbados and ARC Magazine is pleased to announce that the regional artist residency Caribbean Linked V will be taking place at Ateliers ‘89 from August 6th through 28th, 2018. The official opening event will be held on Wednesday, August 8th from 8pm – 12am.

Thanks to generous support from this year’s core sponsors BankGiro Loterij FondsMondriaan Fonds, The Tourism Product Enhancement Fund (TPEF), UNOCA and Aruba Bank, as well as number of local sponsors in Aruba, creatives from around the French, Spanish, English and Dutch Caribbean will convene to produce work, meet cultural activists in the Aruban art community, participate in public talks, blog about their experience and present a closing showcase of works during this three week period. The final event will be held on Sunday, August 26th.

Caribbean Linked is a space for building awareness across disparate creative communities of the Caribbean. It has created viable opportunities for young artists, writers, critics and creative activists from over twenty countries to foster new relationships with a larger community, contributing to the holistic development of the creative industries. In addition, it provides the opportunity to link with industry professionals who facilitate access to wider global conversations for the region’s practitioners, while allowing the artists to create work, exchange ideas and broaden cross-cultural understanding.

Artists this year include Irvin Aguilar (Mexico/Aruba), Franz Caba (Dominican Republic), Kriston Chen (Trinidad and Tobago), Sharelly Emanuelson (Curaçao), Gwladys Gambie (Martinique), Adam Patterson (Barbados), Velvet Zoe Ramos (Aruba), Averia Wright (The Bahamas) and Raily Stiven Yance (Venezuela).

The writer in residence will be art historian and independent curator Marina Reyes Franco (Puerto Rico). Visiting artists who will be lending support to Ateliers ’89 during the residency will be Laura de Vogel (Aruba) and Katherine Kennedy (Barbados). This year’s specially invited curators will be Alex Martínez Suárez, independent curator and general coordinator and museographer at the Museo Fernando Peña Defilló, a private museum in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and Miguel A. Lopez, co-director and chief curator of TEOR/éTica in San José, Costa Rica.

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

Caribbean Linked IV featured on TeleAruba

Thanks so much to the television crew at Telearuba for stopping by Ateliers ’89 today to speak with some of the coordinators and residents of the exciting Caribbean Linked IV programme!

Be sure to come out on Sunday, August 21, 2016 for the opening reception for the Caribbean Linked IV Exhibition, starting 7pm at Ateliers ’89.

Caribbean Linked is organized by Ateliers ’89, ARC Magazine and The Fresh Milk Art Platform with the ongoing support of Mondriaan Fonds and Stichting DOEN, as well as a number of other generous sponsors this year.

Robin de Vogel speaks about Caribbean Linked IV in the BonDia Aruba Newspaper

One of the artists working to coordinate this year’s Caribbean Linked IV residency, Robin de Vogel, speaks about the Caribbean Linked experience in the August 15, 2016 edition of the BonDia Aruba newspaper.

Take a look at a PDF of the full article which appeared in print in BonDia Aruba here, and to see the final exhibition of works by this year’s participants, come out to Ateliers ’89, Oranjestad, Aruba on Sunday, August 21 at 7pm!

BonDia PDF

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.