Category Archives: Art

612. Curaçao’s Global Dancer

Born and raised in Curaçao, Edelmar Pieternelle (32), better known as ‘Pasty’, is fluent in Tambú, Ritmo Kombina and Tumba, but also Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha and Salsa dance styles. Nowadays Pasty performs all over the world with his dance partner,

612. Curaçao’s Global Dancer

Born and raised in Curaçao, Edelmar Pieternelle (32), better known as ‘Pasty’, is fluent in Tambú, Ritmo Kombina and Tumba, but also Merengue, Bachata, Cha Cha and Salsa dance styles. Nowadays Pasty performs all over the world with his dance partner,

613. Curaçao’s Obsession with Dutch Royalty

King Willem-Alexander and his more glamorous half, Queen Máxima, visited the Dutch Caribbean islands for the first time as ‘official’ monarchs this past week. The King was inaugurated on April 30, 2013 and promised to continue his mother’s course, stressing

613. Curaçao’s Obsession with Dutch Royalty

King Willem-Alexander and his more glamorous half, Queen Máxima, visited the Dutch Caribbean islands for the first time as ‘official’ monarchs this past week. The King was inaugurated on April 30, 2013 and promised to continue his mother’s course, stressing

614. Curaçao Artist Giovani Zanolino

The Art People, a community of artists and art lovers from around the world — with over 91,000 Facebook Fans — has recently profiled Curaçao artist Giovani Zanolino in “Live to Create”. Giovani’s take on Degas. Excerpt from the article: ‘Giovani’s gorgeous, hugely compelling

614. Curaçao Artist Giovani Zanolino

The Art People, a community of artists and art lovers from around the world — with over 91,000 Facebook Fans — has recently profiled Curaçao artist Giovani Zanolino in “Live to Create”. Giovani’s take on Degas. Excerpt from the article: ‘Giovani’s gorgeous, hugely compelling

618. Curaçao’s Hummingbird

Curaçao’s beloved Blenchi (Chlorostilbon mellisugus, blue-tailed emerald hummingbird) is only 8 cm (3 inches) long and that includes its notorious 0.7 inch bill. But don’t be fooled by its small size: it’s a mighty fierce little bird! The male Blenchi is magnificently

618. Curaçao’s Hummingbird

Curaçao’s beloved Blenchi (Chlorostilbon mellisugus, blue-tailed emerald hummingbird) is only 8 cm (3 inches) long and that includes its notorious 0.7 inch bill. But don’t be fooled by its small size: it’s a mighty fierce little bird! The male Blenchi is magnificently

628. Curaçao’s Patient Champion

“B’a kere k’e mosa ta keda ku su kasa si e no ta stimé? E ta bai buska un otro homber ku ta karisiéle mané e ke! (…) Mester hasi tur kos ku amor… si no tin amor p’e kos,

628. Curaçao’s Patient Champion

“B’a kere k’e mosa ta keda ku su kasa si e no ta stimé? E ta bai buska un otro homber ku ta karisiéle mané e ke! (…) Mester hasi tur kos ku amor… si no tin amor p’e kos,

638. Curaçao’s Center for Contemporary Art

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates Instituto Buena Bista (‘IBB’), Curaçao’s Center for Contemporary Art was founded by visual artists Tirzo Martha and David Bade

638. Curaçao’s Center for Contemporary Art

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates Instituto Buena Bista (‘IBB’), Curaçao’s Center for Contemporary Art was founded by visual artists Tirzo Martha and David Bade

639. Ode to Papiamentu by Philip A. Rademaker

Poem and translation by Philip A. Rademaker, first published in “Bos di buriku”. Photos by Philip A. Rademaker as well. Mi Lenga Papiamentu Mi lenga t’e kabuya largu ku ta mara bark’i mi spiritu n’e waf pisá di realidat i dun’é tòg basta

639. Ode to Papiamentu by Philip A. Rademaker

Poem and translation by Philip A. Rademaker, first published in “Bos di buriku”. Photos by Philip A. Rademaker as well. Mi Lenga Papiamentu Mi lenga t’e kabuya largu ku ta mara bark’i mi spiritu n’e waf pisá di realidat i dun’é tòg basta