Marcel Pinas

Marcel Pinas
  • Founder and Artist
    KIBII Foundation

Internationally recognized visual artist using art to call attention to Suriname Maroon culture, its cultural wealth and traditions and its vulnerability to rapidly changing modern world; installations have been displayed at international forums; most recent mission involves Surinamese district of Marowijne, home to several maroon villages; envisions Marowijne Art Park, with public art installations and objects from local and international artists, and Marowijne Cultural Center, where local population will be trained in visual as well as performing arts, with objective of attracting tourism and creating employment. Founder, Kibii Foundation.