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Start date: 19/02/2024
End date: 28/02/2024
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka

“THE ISLAND” (2022)

‘The Island’ was part of the COLOMBOSCOPE festival in theme of ‘Way of the forest’, curated by Sarker Protick, Sheelasha Rajbhandari and Hit Man Gurung. With artistic director, Natasha Ginwala. COLOMBOSCOPE is a contemporary arts festival and creative platform for interdisciplinary dialogue.

COLOMBOSCOPE is a contemporary arts festival and creative platform for interdisciplinary dialogue that has grown steadily within the cultural landscape of Colombo, Sri Lanka since 2013.

Including an artist conversation of the festival on 19 January, 3 – 4 pm at SNAFU together with Fernando García-Dory, Mónica de Miranda, Shiraz Bayjoo, Subas Tamang and Müge Yılmaz moderated by art historian and curator Anna Arabindan-Kesson. This session foregrounded the ongoing arc of artistic thinking and research behind the projects in Way of the Forest. Our connection to botanical histories, agroforestry and gardening as spaces of learning, and anti-colonial legacies in relation to today’s ecopolitical challenges were discussed. Moderated by art historian and writer Anna Arabindan Kesson.

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