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'It is an age-old rhythm from our ancestors but adapted to go along with a new rhythm, the rhythm to which we all dance'

I create ceramic sculptures inspired by the rich multi cultural society I was raised in. My sculptures, which are made in predominantly natural earthy hues, are strongly influenced by my own Javanese culture with the addition of motifs from other cultures as well. I aim to create works of art in shapes that are authentic, but also contemporary.

Having the privilege to experience the world from different perspectives, living within a society made up of a great variety of cultures representative of the world past and present, and all that has been passed on to this generation by our ancestors, are all elements reflected in my work. It is important that we cherish our heritage and that is what I try to express through my work.

It is a celebration, as my guru (teacher) once beautifully said : “It is an age-old rhythm from our ancestors but adapted to go along with a new rhythm, the rhythm to which we all dance.

Exhibitions:
2017 TNF of December "Special Gift Edition", Readytex Art Gallery, Suriname
2017 TNF of August "Pe un’ moksi kon na wan", Readytex Art Gallery, Suriname
2017 TNF of May "Open House", Readytex Art Gallery, Suriname
2017 TNF of March "Open House", Readytex Art Gallery, Suriname
2016 National Art Fair, De Hal, Paramaribo, Suriname
2015 Positions 125, De Hal, Paramaribo, Suriname
2000 Chamber of Commerce Art Fair, Paramaribo, Suriname
1998 National Art Fair, Paramaribo, Suriname
1997 National Art Fair, Paramaribo, Suriname





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Steven Towirjo

Animals inspire our next Thursday-Night-Feature
"Open House at Readytex Art Gallery"
Exhibition 25 Years Readytex Art Gallery
TNF December 7th 2017 "Special Gift Edition"
TNF 3 Augustus : Pe un’ moksi kon na wan
Open House at the May Thursday-Night-Feature


Date of birth:
28 july 1971

Birth place:
Brokopondo, Suriname

Education:
1993 Nola Hatterman Art Academy, Autodidact



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