Quinsy Gario

October 2018

Born in 1984 , Curaçao, Caribbean Sea


Master of Artistic Research from the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague

Has background in Media, Gender and postcolonial studies

 Recent Activities

His most well known work, Zwarte Piet is Racisme, investigated the general understanding of the racist Dutch figure and practice of Zwarte Piet.

Won the Royal Academy Master Thesis Prize 2017, the Black Excellence Award 2016, the Amsterdam Fringe Festival Silver Award 2015, the Issue Award 2014, the Community Pearl Award 2014, the Hollandse Nieuwe 12 Theatermakers Prize 2011, The finalist in the 2011 Dutch National Poetry Slam Championship.