Juliana, Elis

Biography

Cultural icon Elis Juliana (1927-2013) lived his entire live in Curaçao,  observing and investigating its history, people and culture. He translated his observations in theater shows, radio programs, short stories, art and more. His firsts visual art exhibition was held in 1965 at the Cultureel Centrum Curaçao (Cultural Centre Curaçao).

A few days before his death Elis Juliana received an honorary doctors degree at the University of Curaçao for his life work on identity, literature, anthropology, archeology, graphic art and the visual arts.

 


Links

Website Elis Juliana.