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GET FAMILIAR: WES MAPES

GET FAMILIAR: WES MAPES

All artwork: Wes Mapes


GET FAMILIAR: SANDOR DAYALA

GET FAMILIAR: SANDOR DAYALA

Mixed by SandorDayala
Cover photography by Mayte Breed aka Mighty Mayt
Graphics by STIKSTOK

GET FAMILIAR: DION ROSINA

GET FAMILIAR: DION ROSINA

Portrait potography: Jaasir Linger

GET FAMILIAR: SHERTISE SOLANO

GET FAMILIAR: SHERTISE SOLANO

For the OSCAM x Patta exhibition, we've interviewed the artists partaking in the event. Shertise Solano is an artist from Rotterdam of Antillean descent. She graduated from the HKU University of the Arts Utrecht in 2005 and has been combining theatre and visual arts since 2013.
Shertise, how did your relationship with art begin?

I was ten years old when I...


GET FAMILIAR: GILLEAM TRAPENBERG

GET FAMILIAR: GILLEAM TRAPENBERG

For the OSCAM x Patta exhibition, we've interviewed the collective of artists partaking in the event. Next in line is Gilleam Trapenberg.

 

Gilleam, as a quick introduction to our readers, who are you and how would you describe your art?
I’m Gilleam Trapenberg, a photographer from Curaçao based between Amsterdam and the Dutch Caribbean. My work is a critical inquiry on social themes that play a critical role in the social landscape in Curaçao and the Caribbean.


How did you want the Caribbean culture you were presenting...