Announcing ‘MEDIATIONS’, an innovative art project as part of the Colombo Art Biennale 2012


‘MEDIATIONS’ is an inspired new art initiative using the media to allow everybody to become an art collector. Pause in your day to think about the creative vision of artists and the power and potential of visual art in our daily lives – just by picking up a newspaper!

Art works by reputed local and international artists published in the form of an exhibition series in the Daily Mirror, Daily FT, and Sunday Times as well as in the Austrian daily newspaper Der Standard in cooperation with museum in progress(Austria) and the Colombo Art Biennale 2012 – ‘BECOMING’ curated by Roman Berka and Suresh Jayaram.

Dates for the first five contributions:

1 February: Daily Mirror
3 February: Daily FT
4 February: Daily Mirror
5 February: Sunday Times
6 February: Daily Mirror
Watch out for 10 more inserts (double page spreads) to come!

Participating artists are:

Pradeep Chandrasiri (Sri Lanka)
N.S. Harsha (India)
Hanna Hollmann (Austria)
Janananda Laksiri (Sri Lanka)
Erik van Lieshout (Netherlands)
Anoli Perera (Sri Lanka)
Erik Pirolt (Norway)
Pala Pothupitiye (Sri Lanka)
Vaidehi Raja (Sri Lanka)
Anomaa Rajakaruna (Sri Lanka)
Martha Rosler (USA)
Hans Schabus (Austria)
Pradeep Thalawatta ( Sri Lanka)
Chandraguptha Thenuwara (Sri Lanka)
Jagath Weerasinghe (Sri Lanka)