TARONA
Artist • 
Born 1985 – Willemstad, Curaçao

Grants •
2020 Stipendium For Emerging Artists, Mondriaan Fund

Selected Education •
2017 Fine Arts (Photography) BA, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL
2016 Minor Critical Studies, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, NL
2015 Colour Correction For Film, School Of Visual Arts, New York, USA
2015 All:Expanded, Film Production Internship, New York, USA

Selected Related Education •
2020 Jenn Nkiru, Vision & Mission, Masterclass, Rotterdam, NL
2016 Scarlett Hooft Graafland, Staging, Masterclass, Amsterdam, NL
2015 Max Pinckers, Strategies In Visual Storytelling, Masterclass, Amsterdam, NL

Selected Exhibitions •
2020 Natan Collective IV, Group, XBank, Amsterdam, NL
2019 Caribbean Ties, Group, Museon, Den Haag, NL
2019 De Kracht Van Rotterdam, Group, Rotterdam, NL
2018 Photography x Mental Health, Group, SAI, Amsterdam, NL
2018 Typical Girls Magazine, Group, Lighthouse, Brighton, UK
2016 GUP New 2017, Group, 5&33 Gallery, Amsterdam, NL
2016 Trespassers W, Group, Wijnhaven Festival, Rotterdam, NL
2016 Unstated (or, Living Without Approval), Group, BAK, Utrecht, NL
2014 Tension, Group, Fenixloodsen, Rotterdam, NL
2014 Bring Your Own Beamer, Group, Sing Sweat Shop, Rotterdam, NL
2012 JR's Inside Out, Group, HipHopHuis, Rotterdam, NL

Selected Print Publications •
2019 NRC, Onalledaagse beelden van leven in de stad, NL
2019 Algemeen Dagblad, De Achtste Kracht Van Rotterdam NL
2018 Typical Girls Magazine, #4 The Typical Issue, UK
2016 GUP, New 2017 (New Dutch Photography Talent), NL

Selected Online Publications •
2018 Vice, Deze Fotografen Willen Geestelijke Gezondheid Bespreekbaar Maken, NL
2018 i-D, 8 Jonge Creatievelingen Over Hun Antilliaanse Roots, NL

Selected Related Work Experience •
2020 Teacher, Critical Dialogue, Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam, NL
2020 Teacher, Photography, Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam, NL
2020 Digital Curator, Black Art Matters, Ello.co, Online
2019 Guest Teacher, Photography, Willem de Kooning Academie, Rotterdam, NL
2019 Film Production Assistant, Caviar, Amsterdam, NL
2019 Artist Talk, PictureThis, Museon, The Hague, NL
2019 Panel Talk, Caribbean Ties, Museon, The Hague, NL
2018 Film Production Assistant / 2nd & 3rd AD, Caviar, Antwerp, BE
2018 Assistant Photography, Elizaveta Porodina New York, NY, USA
2018 Digital Operator, O'Neill, Warmond, NL

Selected Clients •
Spotify USA • Dekmantel • Red Light Management •
State Management New York • International Music Network •
Kunstmuseum Den Haag • HipHopHuis • Natan Couture