Zo vrij als een vogel/Free as a Bird
Sharelly Emanuelson | Curaçao | 2018 | doc | 27’ | Dutch | e.s.
Documentary portrait of the multi-faceted artist Geerdine Kuijpers (82) and her life’s work: the Art & Nature Inn. Over 50 years she transformed an apartment complex in Curaçao into a unique, colorful, spiritual place. An ode to Kuijpers, her idiosyncratic paradise and the necessity of making art.
Hollandse meesters in de 21ste eeuw: Tirzo Martha
Tessa Boerman | Netherlands | 2018 | doc | 16’ | Dutch, Papiamento, English | e.s.
Portrait of Curaçaoan artist Tirzo Martha narrated in stagelike framed tableaux, positioning his work in the context of places and people of Curaçao. ‘Yu di Kòrsou’, Martha’s profound connection to Curaçao, is reflected in his use of materials, iconography, and history of the island and his art centre Instituto Buena Bista.