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‘UDUBAKI’ part one – an art event about servitude and spirituality

Get ready for the next exhibition/art manifestation within the framework of the project Alakondre: A space in time!On Friday December 10th Readytex Art Gallery and Curator-in-Residence Miguel Keerveld launch UDUBAKI part one, showcasing artwork from our own artists Dhiradj Ramsamoedj, Kenneth Flijders, Leonnie van Eert, Rinaldo Klas, Roddney Tjon Poen Gie, Steven Towirjo and Xavier Robles de Medina, as well as works by guest artists Ruth Joeroeja, Delvin Bisoina and Wanda Eduards. The ‘local master’ featured in this exhibition...


‘UDAN LIRIS’ a new and surprising solo exhibition by Sri Irodikromo

It is our pleasure to invite you to a special solo exhibition of visual artist Sri Irodikromo in Readytex Art Gallery. On November 12th we present Udan Liris, an exhibition in which this versatile artist reveals work in a more earthy, intuitive and organic visual language, guided by a strong fascination with natural materials and a deeper engagement with the history of her paternal ancestors. This exhibition is the second art manifestation within the year-long project ALAKONDRE: A space in...


Exhibition LUNAR, the kick-off of a new exciting art project

We gladly take you along on an artistic adventure that we are going on with Curator-in-Residence Miguel Keerveld, starting this month. Our journey begins on Friday October 8th with the opening of LUNAR, an exhibition that serves as the official kick-off of a larger year-long project titled ALAKONDRE: A space in time. Setting the stage for this interesting art project, LUNAR will showcase conceptual art installations created by Kurt Nahar, Sri Irodikromo, Sunil Puljhun and Shaundell Horton. A special...


New installation ‘The Zong’ by Kurt Nahar

In the attic space of Readytex Art Gallery, Kurt Nahar presents The Zong, an installation in which he critically reflects on the effects – then and now – of the inhumane slave trade from Africa to the colonies in the Caribbean and America. It is a subject that the artist has been doing research on for some time now, and just like in his previous installation The Nene Rituals, he once again brings together elements that are recognizable and to some...


‘Nude beauty’ at Readytex Art Gallery

On display on the ground floor of Readytex Art Gallery since Monday July 5th, is a special collection of artworks with the theme: Nude beauty. The naked body is a subject that that has fascinated, and always will fascinate, artists, collectors and viewers throughout the ages. We kindly invite everyone to come enjoy the collection.A series of large new paintings by Rinaldo Klas motivated this new special display at the gallery. The artist created these new works based upon an...


Atlantic World Art Fair 2021

Readytex Art Gallery is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming first iteration of the Atlantic World Art Fair on global art platform Artsy, starting June 1st. This collaborative effort initiated by Lisa Howie/ Black Pony Gallery, will showcase contemporary works from over 60 talented artists from the Caribbean, the Atlantic Islands and the region’s wider diasporas, represented by the following nine galleries and curatorial agencies: Black Pony Gallery (Bermuda), Frame Centre Gallery (Jamaica), Galerie Monnin (Haiti), Gallery...


COVID: Collecting Our Voices in the Caribbean and its Diaspora 2021

Readytex Art Gallery is proud to announce that artworks from 11 Surinamese artists have been selected to participate in a virtual exhibition organized by MAC (the Museums Association of the Caribbean). This new virtual exhibition explores the impact of the pandemic through the eyes of Caribbean artists. COVID: Collecting Our Voices in the Caribbean and its Diaspora launched on Friday April 16th and will run through November 26th 2021. After a competitive juried review process, 27 artists from the English, French, Spanish...


The Nene Rituals installation by Kurt Nahar

Readytex Art Gallery is pleased to invite you to come see and above all experience a special new art installation by visual artist Kurt Nahar. In the room sized installation put together on the second floor of the gallery, the artist pays tribute to the victims of the turbulent history of slavery. He bases his installation, titled The Nene Rituals, on a very tragic and impactful event from the history of slavery in Suriname. With calabashes and other traditional and symbolic...


Manifesto group exhibition Alakondre, Wi Tru Fesi

Manifesto group exhibition ALAKONDRE, WI TRU FESI at Readytex Art Gallery   As a welcome reprieve during these challenging times, Readytex Art Gallery is happy to offer you a new and inspirational exhibition to look forward to. Starting from February 5th, we present the thought-provoking group exhibition ALAKONDRE, WI TRU FESI. An exhibition born from various soul-searching and brainstorming sessions held over the past several years between our affiliated artists and theatre maker Alida Neslo, aimed at creating our own Art...


Group exhibition ‘IN THE FACE OF CHANGE’ at Readytex Art Gallery

After the slow pace of the past several months, Readytex Art Gallery and her affiliated artists, are ready and eager to present a special new exhibition in the gallery. Particularly now, when the gripping crisis worldwide, but also in our own country specifically, provides a rich source of inspiration for creativity and expression. For the upcoming group exhibition IN THE FACE OF CHANGE our artists have created works in which they show if and how, the current situation has...