Visual Arts Programme 2nd – 20th December, Colombo

CAB 2016, 4th edition of the Visual Arts programme will be curated by lead curator Alnoor Mitha, Senior Research Fellow (Asian Cultures) at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK and Founding Artistic Director of the Manchester Triennial.

The programme will see the works of 25 local artists and 25 International artists exhibited at several different locations around Colombo including Colombo 7 and Colombo 3; Fort and Slave Island, from December 2nd to December 20th 2016.

The local artist segment includes participants from Jaffna, Puttlam, Batticaloa, Gampaha and Colombo and will focus on young emerging artists of Sri Lanka who will make up 50% of local artist participation at CAB2016. Local and international artists participants will display a variety of artistic disciplines, including installation, sculpture, sound and performance.

alnoor Mitha

Alnoor Mitha

Lead curator

Participants for the Visual Arts programme include 24 International & regional artists as well as 24 Local artists.

REGIONAL &

INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS

  • Cristina Rodrigues (Portugal)
  • Jayne Dyer (Australia)
  • Faiza Butt (UK/Pakistan)
  • Taz Bashir (UK/Pakistan)
  • Naiza Khan (UK/Pakistan)
  • Hardeep Pandhal (UK)
  • Ruby Chisthi (US/Pakistan)
  • Mithu Sen (India)
  • Reena Kallat (India)
  • Pushpamala N (India)
  • Iqra Tanveer (The Netherlands/Pakistan)
  • Aroosa Rana (Pakistan)
  • Saima Rasheed (UK/Pakistan)
  • Ghada Khungi (Bahrain)
  • Samson Ogiamen (Austria/Nigeria)
  • Samsul Alam Helal (Bangladesh)
  • Video Jam (UK/Sri Lanka)
  • Rajni Perera (Canada)

LOCAL ARTISTS

  • Pradeep Thalwata
  • Kavan Balasuriya
  • Asvajit Boyle
  • Liz Fernando
  • Firi Rahman
  • Venuri Perera
  • Anoma Wijewardene
  • Savesan Nallaiah
  • Kanesh Thabendran
  • Vijitharan M
  • Saskia Pintelton
  • Chinthaka Thenuwara
  • Poornima Thenuwara
  • Rehan Mudannayake
  • Udani Samaraweera
  • SP Pushpakanathan
  • Samvarthini Kajavarthini
  • Abdul Halik Azeez
  • Gayan Prageeth
  • Nadia Haji Omar
  • Sujeewa Kumari
  • Priyantha Udagedara
  • Danushka Marasinghe
  • Tracy Holsinger

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