Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

For each independent project & artistic work or commissioned assignment Emanuelson pursues, she uses her interdisciplinary skills and experience gathered over the years. Even though the projects may vary from working with a social organisation, a fellow artist, an academic scholar, a research program, or even a brand, her core and starting point is storytelling by means of film, video, installation and photography to communicate her thoughts, experience and sentiments about culture, heritage, colonial residue, behaviors and relationships in everyday life.


Independent Projects

By working with objects and events that reveal patterns and that trigger memory she is searching to trigger emotionality. Her work is thought-provoking and stirs curiosity in the viewer by carefully constructing something visual, theatrical and narrative in a transcendental space that allows complexities of history and human life to coexist.


Independent & Commissioned Projects

Her style is candid and simple. She uses her camera, capturing a world of familiar and nuanced stories to make sense of herself, the people and the world around her. In her work meaning is seen in the little things, moments are captured that few have time to notice.


Independent Projects

She encourages the audience to balance their own experience with what they see on screen. The projection of and watching a film is to undergo a journey because film creates an amicable space that mirrors the world we are living in today.

Lecture / Workshop

Available for Bookings

Apart from her own practice she founded Uniarte, an artist-run organization that enhances the visibility & development of emerging and professional artists in the Caribbean region. She has been a guest lecturer at the University of Sint-Maarten, Art Institute Ateliers '89 in Aruba, MBO Scholengemeenschap in Bonaire and is now a guest lecturer at the University of Curaçao.

Contact Emanuelson for a Workshop or lectures on Artistic Project development and or Caribbean Filmmaking.

I am able to more than just one thing, and that is ok!

Through her studies and well aware of the difficulty to make a living as a full time artist. She made sure to develop skills that can allow me to execute my independent projects but also to prepare myself to assist or join other teams in their projects or or journeys. By hiring me you support an artist that dedicates its live to more that just doing things for a commercial value and that creates content of Artistic, Social, Cultural & Historical value. 

Skills: Project Development | Directing | Filmmaking | Photography | Social Media Content | Video Content Editing | Audio | Content Editing | Graphic Design | Website Development |  Visual & Concept Research


2012-2014   Master Artistic Research, Royal Academy The Hague  Netherlands

2006-2010   Bachelor Audiovisual Media, School of the Arts Utrecht  Netherlands


2010   Graphic design, Escuela Europea para la Comunicación y las Artes   Spain

2010   Photography, Escuela Europea para la Comunicación y las Artes Visuales  Spain


2019   Residency support Thami Mnyele foundation & Mondrian Fund   Netherlands

2018   Alex Alberto Film Fund   Curaçao

2018   Urban Talent – Cultuurparticipatie 2018-2019   Netherlands


2020  Publieksprijs – Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs  Netherlands

2018   Spotlight Award Black Achievement Month NL  Netherlands

2014  Master Award Artistic Research Koninklijke Kunst Academie  Netherlands

2012   Afrika in the Picture filmfestival, Audience Award, Best student film NL  Netherlands


2020  Volkskrant Beeldende Kunst Prijs  Netherlands

2011   Pearls of the Dutch Caribbean Award, Art  Netherlands


2019   Thami Mnyele Foundation  Netherlands

2018   Caribbean Linked V   Aruba

2018   Instituto Buena Bista   Curaçao


2020   Stedelijk Schiedam  Netherlands

2019   Atelier 89   Aruba

2019   Trinidad filmfestival 2019   Trinidad & Tobago

2019   Rialto, Amsterdam   Netherlands

2019   New York Children filmfestival   United States

2019   Rotterdam Filmfestival Curacao   Curaçao

2018   Group Exhibition, Mammom, Museum of fine art Split,   Croatia


2018   Trinidad filmfestival   Trinidad & Tobago

2018   Silicon Valley African Film Festival 2018   United States

2018   Groep Expositie, Caribbean Linked V  Aruba

2018   ’t Hoogt, Utrecht  Netherlands

2018   Rialto, Amsterdam  Netherlands

2018  Filmhuis Den Haag   Netherlands

2018   Rotterdam Filmfestival Curacao   Curaçao

2016   Screening, AliceYard   Trinidad & Tobago

2016  Group Exhibition, Caribische Liaisons, CBK Zuidoost   Netherlands

2015   Group Exhibition, Kamarado, Stedelijk Museum Bureau   Netherlands

2015   Group Exhibition, Transartfest Art Biennial, Trans-ideology: Nostalgia   Taiwan

2014   Group Exhibition, Doh Mix Meh Up, Oxford University   United Kingdom

2014   Group Exhibition, Un Sentiment de Comme Si   Netherlands

2014   Solo Exhibition, The Ongoing Conversation, 1646   Netherlands

2014   Group Exhibition, There Will be Wine   Netherlands

2013   Group Exhibition, Transartfest Art Biennial, Trans-ideology: Nostalgia   Germany

2013   Group Exhibition, Rootsfestival   Netherlands

2013   Group Exhibition, There Will be Wine, Exhibition   Netherlands

2012   Group Exhibition, Meet & Greet Exhibition Uniarte  Netherlands

2015   University of Sint Maarten   Sint Maarten

2015   Cas di Cultura   Aruba

2013   Holland Doc Ned 2, Nederlandse tv   Netherlands

2012   AITP Film Festival   Netherlands

2011   Shoot me film Festival   Netherlands

2011   Black Magic Woman festival   Netherlands

2011   Winternachten   Netherlands

2011   Cineblend / Tropentheater   Netherlands

2011   Teatro Luna Blou   Curaçao

2011   Biblioteca National   Aruba

2011   Instituto Pedagogico   Aruba

2011   De Balie   Netherlands

2011   Beeld voor Beeld filmfestival   Netherlands

2011   Uitmarkt   Netherlands

2011   Go Short film Festival   Netherlands


2016  Reflections of a filmmaker,Commentaries, Online Journal University of  Sint Maarten

2015   Doh Mix Meh Up, Oxford University   United Kingdom


2017-Heden   Cinema Moderna met Marlon Reina & Hester Jonkhout   Curaçao

2014-Heden  Freelance Director at Caribbean Filmcom   Curaçao

2018   Collaboratie IBB mbt Curacao Rotterdam Filmfestival  Curaçao

2016-2018   Teatro Kadaken  Curaçao

2014  Calypso & Roadmarch, Research & Documentation met Gregory Richardson  Aruba

2014  Live-discussion performance voor Lilo Nein, camera en montage   Netherlands

2014    Select the right Location voor Anna Moreno, productie en regie assistent   Netherlands


2019   Zo Vrij als een Vogel   Curaçao

2017   Yamada   Curaçao

2015   Group Exhibition, Kamarado, Stedelijk Museum Bureau   Netherlands

Panel Discussions

2014   Oxford Diaspora Art event “Doh mix meh up”   United Kingdom

2013  Close Encounters of the Caribbean Kind II: On Decolonial Aesthetics and European Blackness in Kunsthal KAdE NL 2011 Oude beelden – nieuw commentaar. Deel 2: The Dutch 2 Caribbean   Netherlands

2011  Oude beelden – nieuw commentaar. Deel 2: The Dutch 2 Caribbean Film and table discussion evenings at Cineblend Stichting Audiovisuele Anthropologie   Netherlands

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