Category Archives: Art

827. Curaçao Carnival Costume Design

Every year our high schools host a design competition among students to determine the school’s Teen(er) Parade costume. (Imagine a younger version of Project Runway, Carnaval edition) Ethanie Martina (20) was lucky enough to win Radulphus College’s competition in 2010.

827. Curaçao Carnival Costume Design

Every year our high schools host a design competition among students to determine the school’s Teen(er) Parade costume. (Imagine a younger version of Project Runway, Carnaval edition) Ethanie Martina (20) was lucky enough to win Radulphus College’s competition in 2010.

834. Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam 2012

Curaçao IFFR Inspires Young Film Talent, Hopes to Turn Curaçao into Art House Film Destination The Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam’s team spends a year evaluating hundreds of films to select 25-30 feature length films, short films, and documentaries from

834. Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam 2012

Curaçao IFFR Inspires Young Film Talent, Hopes to Turn Curaçao into Art House Film Destination The Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam’s team spends a year evaluating hundreds of films to select 25-30 feature length films, short films, and documentaries from

840. Confessions of a Curaçao Street Artist

While doing some freelance graphic design work in Punda he decided to take a break and let his mind wander, grab a bite at Marshe Bieu, catch a cruise ship sailing into our harbor… All of a sudden he found

840. Confessions of a Curaçao Street Artist

While doing some freelance graphic design work in Punda he decided to take a break and let his mind wander, grab a bite at Marshe Bieu, catch a cruise ship sailing into our harbor… All of a sudden he found

844. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 2)

ALL PROVERB PRINTS BY ANGUINE HODGE. #717. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 6) #733. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 5) #787. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 4) #824. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 3) #844. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 2) #860. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom

844. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 2)

ALL PROVERB PRINTS BY ANGUINE HODGE. #717. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 6) #733. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 5) #787. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 4) #824. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 3) #844. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 2) #860. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom

847. Curaçao’s Enviro-Sculptor Yubi Kirindongo

Famous for his shiny metal sculptures designed from discarded car parts (bumpers, hub caps, fenders, tires, etc), it all started 36 years ago, “someone was throwing away his bumper, so I decided to make it into a fence [gateway]. While

847. Curaçao’s Enviro-Sculptor Yubi Kirindongo

Famous for his shiny metal sculptures designed from discarded car parts (bumpers, hub caps, fenders, tires, etc), it all started 36 years ago, “someone was throwing away his bumper, so I decided to make it into a fence [gateway]. While

849. Photographer Bea Moedt

You’ve probably seen her stunning ‘Bea Moedt’ watermarked photos on Facebook (see Facebook page: Foto’s van Curacao). Her awesome lens captures ‪Curacao‬ like no other photographer has before and her work ethic is equally incomparable: within mere minutes of Carnival, Seu — or

849. Photographer Bea Moedt

You’ve probably seen her stunning ‘Bea Moedt’ watermarked photos on Facebook (see Facebook page: Foto’s van Curacao). Her awesome lens captures ‪Curacao‬ like no other photographer has before and her work ethic is equally incomparable: within mere minutes of Carnival, Seu — or

852. Barry Brown’s Driftwood Creations

Avid outdoors-man and underwater photographer, Barry Brown, has spent the past 7 years documenting life above and below water in Curacao. Barry enjoys taking his two dogs (Inca and Indi) to collect driftwood at Saint Joris Bay. Barry brings water

852. Barry Brown’s Driftwood Creations

Avid outdoors-man and underwater photographer, Barry Brown, has spent the past 7 years documenting life above and below water in Curacao. Barry enjoys taking his two dogs (Inca and Indi) to collect driftwood at Saint Joris Bay. Barry brings water

858. Curaçao Grows Pornographic Trees

  Wayaká (lignum vitae) wood is extremely hard and contains a resin that makes it suitable for making shaft-bearing linings. Wayaká wood hardly wears as its resin is self-lubricating. I swear I’m not making this up! I read it in Nos

858. Curaçao Grows Pornographic Trees

  Wayaká (lignum vitae) wood is extremely hard and contains a resin that makes it suitable for making shaft-bearing linings. Wayaká wood hardly wears as its resin is self-lubricating. I swear I’m not making this up! I read it in Nos

860. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 1)

ALL PROVERB PRINTS BY ANGUINE HODGE. #717. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 6) #733. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 5) #787. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 4) #824. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 3) #844. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 2) #860. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom

860. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 1)

ALL PROVERB PRINTS BY ANGUINE HODGE. #717. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 6) #733. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 5) #787. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 4) #824. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 3) #844. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom (Part 2) #860. Sketches of Curaçao Wisdom

877. Short Movies, BIG Stories Winners at First Curaçao Film Festival

Awesome filmmakers Benjamin Boyce (18) and Kelsey Gittens (18) won the jury prize for Best Short Film – Fiction at the first-ever Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam held March 29 – April 1 2012. (WDDH was among 34 short films

877. Short Movies, BIG Stories Winners at First Curaçao Film Festival

Awesome filmmakers Benjamin Boyce (18) and Kelsey Gittens (18) won the jury prize for Best Short Film – Fiction at the first-ever Curaçao International Film Festival Rotterdam held March 29 – April 1 2012. (WDDH was among 34 short films

884. Andre Nagtegaal’s Whimsical Curaçao

“Si mi ta artista of no, no ta importa. Ami ta “pintadó di Djidji”. Mi ke hasi hende kontentu.” “It doesn’t matter whether I’m an artist or not. I paint “GiGis”. I want to make people happy.” – Andre Nagtegaal

884. Andre Nagtegaal’s Whimsical Curaçao

“Si mi ta artista of no, no ta importa. Ami ta “pintadó di Djidji”. Mi ke hasi hende kontentu.” “It doesn’t matter whether I’m an artist or not. I paint “GiGis”. I want to make people happy.” – Andre Nagtegaal

893. The First Female Percussion Instrument Maker in the Caribbean

Amateur-turned-professional percussion instrument maker Tatiana Saturnino-Felix (30), Founder of Tera Percussions, creates music with a special sound. A sound that emerges from the distant past. But Tatiana doesn’t actually play the instruments she creates. She has no musical training. She

893. The First Female Percussion Instrument Maker in the Caribbean

Amateur-turned-professional percussion instrument maker Tatiana Saturnino-Felix (30), Founder of Tera Percussions, creates music with a special sound. A sound that emerges from the distant past. But Tatiana doesn’t actually play the instruments she creates. She has no musical training. She

894. Curaçao Painter José Maria Capricorne

José Maria Capricorne was born in Otrobanda on Christmas Day 1932 to working-class entrepreneurial parents; his father owned a carpentry business. His mother owned a plantation. His childhood in Otrobanda was spent amidst cobblers and tailors, authors and musicians. But

894. Curaçao Painter José Maria Capricorne

José Maria Capricorne was born in Otrobanda on Christmas Day 1932 to working-class entrepreneurial parents; his father owned a carpentry business. His mother owned a plantation. His childhood in Otrobanda was spent amidst cobblers and tailors, authors and musicians. But

901. Curaçao’s Warawara

Haiku in Papiamentu Pa warawara karni fresku o stinki tur ta pa kome. To the bird of prey fresh or putrid meat — are  all sustenance. By Elis Juliana Ora buriku muri, ta warawara ta hasi fiesta (When the donkey

901. Curaçao’s Warawara

Haiku in Papiamentu Pa warawara karni fresku o stinki tur ta pa kome. To the bird of prey fresh or putrid meat — are  all sustenance. By Elis Juliana Ora buriku muri, ta warawara ta hasi fiesta (When the donkey

904. Curaçao Recycles Everything…

Spotted in Westpunt at Hofi Pachi Colá… Wea di pishi (translated: ‘piss pans’ used as port-a-potties in the old pre-indoor plumbing days) now serve as hats, to shield cacti from the scorching sun. Just kidding! Wea di pishi turned upside

904. Curaçao Recycles Everything…

Spotted in Westpunt at Hofi Pachi Colá… Wea di pishi (translated: ‘piss pans’ used as port-a-potties in the old pre-indoor plumbing days) now serve as hats, to shield cacti from the scorching sun. Just kidding! Wea di pishi turned upside