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Wi Alakondre – a powerful tribute to artist Soeki Irodikromo

08/09/2022 - 01/10/2022

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“HET ALAKONDRE DRAKENMEISJE” by artist and writer Kit-Ling Tjon Pian Gi

HET ALAKONDRE DRAKENMEISJE Op zaterdag 1 oktober 2022 wordt het boek HET ALAKONDRE DRAKENMEISJE én het gelijknamige educatieve kunstproject gepresenteerd. Deze presentatie wordt gehouden van 11:00 - 12:30 uur te Readytex Art Gallery in de Grote zaal op de eerste verdieping. Het project ‘Het Alakondre Drakenmeisje’ wordt uitgevoerd binnen het grotere project ‘Alakondre a Space in Time’ van Readytex Art Gallery te Paramaribo, Suriname. Als partner-kunstenaar én Alakondre kunstenaar in hart en nieren, heeft Kit-Ling Tjon Pian Gi haar eigen project...


Wi Alakondre – a powerful tribute to artist Soeki Irodikromo

We gladly invite you to the second group exhibition created by curator-in-residence Sri Irodikromo. With this new exhibition titled Wi Alakondre, she continues the trajectory of the larger ALAKONDRE: A Space in Time project that runs at Readytex Art Gallery until the end of this year. At the same time, this exhibition is highly personal to Sri Irodikromo, because she created it mainly in honor of her father, artist Soeki Irodikromo who passed away two years ago. Alakondre was...


‘Lost in Nature’ – art created with materials found in nature

Readytex Art Gallery has yet another interesting group exhibition scheduled, for your enjoyment.  It is the first in a series of three group exhibitions for which artist Sri Irodikromo is the designated curator. This within the framework of the larger ALAKONDRE: A Space in Time project running at our gallery until the end of this year. The new exhibition, titled Lost in Nature opens in our gallery on Thursday evening August 4th, and we hope to welcome you. For Sri...


‘Threads of Identity’ an solo exhibition by Shaundell Horton

Readytex Art Gallery and Shaundell Horton will soon open Threads of Identity, the first solo exhibition of this visual artist in our gallery. This special exhibition is part of our larger ALAKONDRE: A Space in Time project and within that framework, the designated curator is artist Miguel Keerveld. The majority of the new artworks that Shaundell Horton presents in Threads of Identity, reflect her own mixed identity. “Not the identity that people might think to recognize from the outside,...


‘MAN STEN’ an exhibition that questions masculinity

It is time for the next event within the busy year-schedule of the ALAKONDRE: A Space in Time project at Readytex Art Gallery. In the month June, Kurt Nahar will present the last in a series of three exhibitions for which he has been responsible in his role as curator-in-residence. Starting from Saturday June 11th, you can enjoy the exhibition MAN STEN, a group exhibition in which Kurt Nahar highlights the different nuances and interpretations of the term masculinity. MAN...


‘UMA STEN’ a group exhibition in which women speak

Readytex Art Gallery kindly welcomes you to yet another special group exhibition. UMA STEN is the second exhibition put together by artist Kurt Nahar, in his role as one of the curators-in residence within the ALAKONDRE: A Space in Time project. In it, he shows work by female artists, rather strikingly each with a background of migration, and thus puts the emphasis on the voice of women. The exhibition is his way of showing his support for the continued...


Atlantic World Art Fair 2022

Readytex Art Gallery is proud to participate in the Atlantic World Art Fair 2022. Our collection, curated from the concept ‘magic in visual conversation,’ continues to explore the diverse and inclusive narratives that Surinamese visual artists so naturally engage in. Press release (Scroll down to read curator's essay) Readytex Art Gallery eagerly enters into this new and important collaboration with again a group of ambitious creatives from the greater Caribbean region. After the valuable experience gained at last year’s Atlantic...


‘INGI STEN’ a group exhibition in which spirits speak

The next exhibition of the ALAKONDRE: A Space in Time project at Readytex Art Gallery, is right around the corner. Within this one-year project at the gallery together with artist and curator-in-residence Miguel Keerveld, other artists also receive the opportunity to fill the curator’s role. This time, it is visual artist Kurt Nahar who is the designated curator-in-residence, and who is responsible for the concept and the design of the new group exhibition INGI STEN, which opens for visitors...


LA VIE – A LIBI – an exhibition by John Lie A Fo, inspired by life and his imagination

At Readytex Art Gallery the preparations for our first major solo exhibition for this year are fully underway. For longer than a year now, renowned visual artist John Lie A Fo has been working diligently on the works of art that he is about to present to you in his exhibition called LA VIE - A LIBI starting on March 12th. His labors have resulted in a fascinating and diverse collection consisting of paintings, mixed media artworks, assemblages and...


‘UDUBAKI’ part three – a new exhibition that focuses on the emergence of magic

At Readytex Art Gallery the third and final part of the UDUBAKI-exhibitions is already on schedule. Starting from Saturday February 5th we will happily receive you in our gallery to enjoy UDUBAKI part three, the next event within the larger ALAKONDRE: A space in time project. It is once again an exhibition, or rather an art manifestation, in which we will show artwork by artists affiliated to the gallery, as well as work from several guest artists. The title...