CV

Practice

2001 – 2016

WORKSHOPS
Ateliers ’89,  (duration 1 month) each year about video/ film/ audio/ cinema/ photography/ animation/ art history.
The One Minutes workshop. 2 workshops (duration 2 weeks) about video/ film/ audio/ animation.
City One Minutes workshop. 10 day video workshop based on the One Minute videos
UNOCA (Aruba Art fund), vacation camp workshop (duration 1 week) about video/ film/ audio/ animation.
ATHA workshop (duration 1 week) about video/ film/ audio/ animation.

 

PRODUCER
Art performance & exhibition “Anthropical”, 2019. Performed in Havana, Cuba. 30 minutes performance. 4 multi disciplinaty artists, 3 professional dancers. Co-Producer (budget incl. fundraising: Prins Bernhard Cultuur Fonds, Mondriaan Fonds (pending) , UNOCA, Embassy of The Netherlands in Havana,  Aruba Tourism Authority and production/ post-production (incl. branding, media production and graphics design/print).
Theater Dance performance “Muhe Frida”, 2011. Performed in Aruba and Curaçao. 2 hour performance. 7 multi disciplinaty artists, 4 professional dancers. Co-Producer (budget incl. fundraising: Prins Bernhard Cultuur Fonds, Podium Kunsten, UNOCA, VNO (Dutch representation in Aruba) and other local commercial sponsors) and production/ post-production (incl. branding, media production and graphics design/print).
Theater Dance performance “One in Soul”, 2008. Performed in Aruba and Curaçao. 2 hour performance. 17 multi disciplinaty artists, 13 dancers. Co-Producer (budget incl. fundraising: Prins Bernhard Cultuur Fonds, Podium Kunsten, AHATA (Hotel association of Aruba), UNOCA, VNO (Dutch representation in Aruba) and other local commercial sponsors) and production/ post-production (incl. branding, media production and graphics design/print).

PRODUCTION
Video production of documentaries, Registrations, LIVE video switching and video commercials. From concept to execution. Since 2003. I work with the Adobe video/audio softwares and and Final Cut Pro.

MARKETING / CONCEPT
Marketing strategies
and concept development for different companies including Toyota, Athlentes Foot, Subway, Caribbean Mercatile Bank, Valero Oil Company and others. I work with most of the Adobe design softwares.

 

Education

2003 – 2005

Studied at the Sandberg Instituut, Masters education of the Rietveld Art Academy. Master of Fine Arts
Fred. Roeskestraat 98, 1076 ED, Amsterdam
Graphic Design: web & video

 

1992 – 1997

Studied at the Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht – BACHALOR
Ina Boudier-Bakkerlaan 50, 3582 VA Utrecht
Architectural and Furniture Design

Art Prize / Nominations

2012
“Audience Award” Aruban Flavor Film at the 2nd Aruba International Film Festival, Aruba

2011
“Award” for best Aruban Flavor Film at the 2nd Aruba International Film Festival, Aruba.
“1st J. C Lampe Prize” for young professional in cultural field, Aruba.
“Best Aruban Short Film” at the 2nd Aruba International Film Festival, Aruba with Muhe Frida – Director of photography.

2004
Nomination “Micro-award”, montage, Berlin, Germany

1999
Arte ’99, Caribbean Art Festival, installation, 3rd prize (Young Artist Award), Curaçao

1998
E viaje, Acryl Painting, 2nd prize, Instituto di cultura, Aruba

 

Collective Exhibitions

2019
“The Mestizo War” & “Trans-Colonialism” for group expo “Anthropical” curated by Alydia Wever at the 13th Havana Biennial, 3 mixed media installations and a video art (video art in collaboration with Alydia Wever), National Library José Martí, Havana, Cuba.
2017

“Mare Nostrum. Venezuela, Holanda y Aruba Unidos por el Caribe”, Mixed media, MACZUL, Maracaibo Zulia, Venezuela.

2016
“Onvoorziene Kosten (Unforeseen expenses)“, Mixed media, Ateliers Gallery, Art Fair 2016, Aruba.

2015
“Caribbean: Crossroads of the World”, “Kima Momo” video Installation, PAMM, Miami, U.S.A.

“Kima Momo” video Installation, UNOCA gallery, Aruba

2014
“Caribbean: Crossroads of the World”, “Kima Momo” video Installation, Queens Museum of Art, New York, U.S.A.

2013
“Last Lap”, Installation & Video (“Kima Momo 58”, 9;35 min.) Tropical Kingdom, Dutch Caribbean Art. Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, The Netherlands.

2012
“TABOO”, Video, “Kima Momo 58”, 9;35 min., Art-film, Landshuis Bloemhof, Willemstad, Curaçao.
“Happy Islands”, Installation, Primer Encuentro Bienal Arte Contemporaneo di Caribe Aruba, Oranjestad, Aruba.
“Aruba Piano”, Sculpture (mixed media), Play me I’m Yours, Toronto, Canada.
“Caribbean: Crossroads of the World”, “Kima Momo” video Installation, Queens Museum of Art, New York, U.S.A.
“Who More Sci-Fi Than Us”, “Kima Momo” video Installation, Kunsthal de KAdE, Amersfoort, The Netherlands.
“Kima Momo 58”, 9;35 min., Art-film, producer, directing, director of photography & editing, 3rd trinidad & Tobago Film Festival, NEW MEDIA, Trinidad & Tobago.
“A collection for Aruba”, “Kima Momo 58” photography, Kasteel Keukenhof, Lisse, The Netherlands.
“Kima Momo 58”, 9;35 min., Art-film, producer, directing, director of photography & editing, 3rd Aruba International Film Festival, Aruba.

2011
“Kima Momo“, projection & performace (by Alydia Wever), The lightbox, Wynwood, Miami, USA.
“Double Nothing”, Sculpture (Stone), Aruba Airport Reina Beatrix, Aruba.
“Microcosm”, Video Installation, Residence of the Dutch Ambassador in Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., USA.
“Muhe Frida”, 12;05 min., director of photography & editing short film, 2nd Aruba International Film Festival, Aruba (winner best Aruban short film 2nd Aruba International Film Festival).
“10 Ave Maria”, 12;15 min., co-directing, director of photography & editing short film, 2nd Aruba International Film Festival, Aruba (winner jury prize best short film at the Trinidad & Tobago International Film Festival).
“Artist for Sale”, Video Installation, expo: Rosea Nobo Ateliers ’89, Oranjestad, Aruba.

2010
“10x10x10”,
Manipulated Photography, Printed, Art Rap Gallery, San Nicolas, Aruba.
“Cambio di Rumbo”, Scenography, video & shade play, Bellen de Pará, Brasil / Cas di Cultura, Aruba.

2009
“Caribbean Cross Roads”, interactive video installation & jackpot, Ateliers ’89, Aruba.

2008
“Energy“, International Sculptures Symposium, Changchun, China.
Mind Your Gap, 50 years anniversary of the Aruban Art and Theatre house [Cas di Cultura]”, concept & leader of 2 art theatre performances using video, interactive media, painting, objects, Aruba.
“World One minutes in Beijing”, video: Lekker Weertje, China.
“Visionarios”, a traveling videoart festival throughout Latin America and Mexico, video: Happy 2, Sao Paolo, Brazil.
“Landings 8”, videos, 9 video projectors in 20 m x 30m black space. Taipei Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan.
“Tree of a man”, Slavery Heritage in Aruba, video installation, Aruba.
Brah expo, Plexi & light bulb object, Ateliers 89, Aruba.
“One in Soul”, Dance theatre event. Abstract video performance/ videoart, Cas di Cultura, Oranjestad, Aruba.
Brah expo, Plexi & light bulb object, Ateliers 89, Aruba

2007
“Ecology”, Cactus installation, Insight Gallery, Aruba.
Landings 5”, manipulated photography, Museum of the American States, Washington DC, U.S.A.
“How Far Can You Go”, Installation, Insight Gallery, Aruba.
Landings 4”, videos, art installation & graphic art, Museum of Contemporary Art & Design, San José, Costa Rica

2006
Our Portrait”, Photo manipulation on canvas, Reina Beatrix Intl. Airport, Aruba.
Landings 3”, videos & video installation, Centro Cultural Eduardo León Jimenes, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.
“7th biennial of Havana, video installation, Cuba (represented Aruba at the biennial.
Landings 2”, video installation, manipulated photography & graphics, Merida, Mexico

2005
“Culture Catalysts”, Experimenta, video’s, Lisboa, Portugal.
“Time traveling”, V Internationales Kunstfestival Magdeburg, video installation, Magdenburg, Germany.
“Oisterwijk’s Sculpture Route”, Pauw Gallery, installation/drawings, Oisterwijk, The Netherlands

2004
“Hole in one”, “Corporate Design Still Suck”, 10 years of Sandberg Institute Design, Post CS, video installation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“Cocktail di Arte”, Ermelo, installation, The Netherlands.
“Kunstvlaai 5” art festival, videos, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“Happy Series”, 50 Years European Cultural Foundation Conference, videos, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
“CHEAP”, St. Maria Kapel, video installation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2003
“Beautiful World”, the University of Tilburg, animations, Tilburg, The Netherlands.

2002
“Saprofiet”, (Prince Willem Alexander & Maxima) Cas di Cultura, installation/video, Aruba..
“Casino”, Art Studio Gallery Insight, video installation, Aruba.
“Corona Harmoniosa”, SINFA, installations, San Nicolas, Aruba.
“Forever Green”, Art Studio Gallery Insight, installation, Aruba.
“Mama Aruba, ken mi ta”, SINFA, installation/sculpture, San Nicolas, Aruba

2001
“Entre Lineas”, (Traveling Caribbean Expo), paintings, 2001 Centro Cariforo, Sto. Domingo, Dominican Republic.
“IV Caribbean Biennial”, Museum of Modern Art, installation, St. Domingo, Dominican Republic.
“Troubleshooting”, (+ initiator/curator), video animation installations, Eterno, Oranjestad Aruba

2000
“San Sebastian”, Centro de Bellas Artes de Maracaibo, sculpture, Maracaibo, Venezuela.
“Millenium”, Galeria Harmonia, sculpture, San Nicolas, Aruba.
“Watamula”, International Workshop, Landhuis Kenepa, Performance, objects & installations, Curaçao.
“Watamula 2”, Landhuis Bloemenhof, objects, video, and installations, Curaçao

1999
“Madre Patria”, Cas di Culura, sculpture, Oranjestad Aruba.
“Auto Retrato”, Instituto di Cultura, installation, Oranjestad, Aruba.
“Arte ’99”, Caribbean Art Festival, installation, Curaçao.
“Aruba, a new landscape”, National Library, object, Oranjestad Aruba.
“Royal”, (Her Royal Majesty Queen Beatrix), installation, Cas di Cultura, Oranjestad Aruba.

1998
“50 years Universal Declaration of Human Rights”, instituto di Cultura, Oranjestad, Aruba.

1996
“Simiya ’96”, Eterno, design Objects, Oranjestad, Aruba.