brand logo

Sea change, a celebration of modern art

03 Feb 2019

By Pujanee Galappaththi Sri Lanka’s only festival platform for the contemporary arts and interdisciplinary dialogue, COLOMBOSCOPE hosted its 2019 edition themed ‘Sea Change’ from 25-31 January. Sessions by esteemed artists such as Abdul Halik Azeez, Mika Tennekoon, Yanik Tissera, and Sissel Tolaas were conducted in three key locations; Rio Complex, Barefoot Gallery and B52- Grand Oriental Hotel. Unlike the previous initiatives, this year’s festival was led by an independent organisation-Festival Works in collaboration with its founding partners EUNIC Sri Lanka (Goethe-Institut, British Council, and Alliance Francaise de Kotte). The highlights of the ‘Sea Change’ Festival this year are as follows: · Ancient relics · Exhibition of the beauties of Lanka · Laced 2019 by Anoli Perera · Lanka Hand Stitching on textile by Francis · Mixed Media on Wood panel by Prasad · Paper Salis Children’s workshop by Ann · Phantom of Blackwater, 2019 by Jack Berg · Poolside artist talks · Poolside talks gang · Small, yet majestic; like the country itself · Taste Karaththe, 2019, Mixed media Dimensions variable by Firi Rahman · The marvellous dimensions of pools of salt water by Anoli   Photos: Krishan Kariyawasam

More News..