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When you read Sharelly's Online Journal, you will read a little about her work, her process, what she learned and about where she once was.

Journal March 2021

In December 2020, I was one of CATAPULT awardees. For the Artist Showcase edition (that has 2 volumes) I was able to write a text to share my journey with the wider Caribbean. Please read my contribution below but also check out the links of the 2 volumes. Many Caribbean artist and  creatives are featured in it. We live in a very dynamic region and I am happy to be part of it.  CATAPULT: CARIBBEAN ARTIST SHOWCASE – CARIBBEAN STORIES […]

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Journal February 2021

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Journal January 2021

Your own free desktop calendar send me an email….. Opening the new year I made a calendar specially for you. All pictures have been taken by me, in my surroundings on the Dutch Caribbean islands. Watch CATAPULT Q&A session This Q&A video was made possible by the CATAPULT grant and the respective grant sponsors and partners: American Friends of Jamaica, Kingston Creative and Fresh Milk Barbados. Watch Online Panel Discussion “The Moon Is Right Over My Head” This Q&A video […]

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A Wor(l)d to Confuse

Picture yourself entering an exhibition space in a European city. There are large bay windows and the white walls reflect the flows of daylight. Sculptures, videos on screens and wall texts quietly inhabit the rooms where the discreet ballet of visitors produces little more noise than soles glissando on the grey floor. Yet, after a few steps inside, something stops you. Something, a sound. No, music. A rough, insolent, at times discordant music. At second thought, it is a music […]

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Simply put, ‘it mixes you up’

Dutch Caribbean visual artist, Sharelly Emanuelson’s audiovisual project entitled Doh Mix Me Up, We Always Negotiatin’ is a creative project, that takes place within the context of the Carnaval di Aruba, (Aruban Carnival) presented as a ‘negotiating space’ that features connected segments, which include dialogues between members of the calypso world in Aruba, colorful moving lights in the darkness, dancing bodies, the reporting of events by tv and radio personalities all brought together in a synergetic way by the lyrics […]

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