Month: October 2011

A word from our other curator Roman Berka

I am very happy and honoured to be appointed – together with Suresh Jayaram – as curator of the second Colombo Art Biennale in 2012. I have a long standing connection with Sri Lanka, being project coordinator of One World Foundation, Vienna office, which runs a free school for one thousand students in Ahungalla in […]

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A word from Suresh Jayaram, one of our curators.

As we look beyond the veneer of the picture post card view Sri Lanka projects. The post war situation in Lanka has many unanswered questions, reconciliation, rebuilding and establishing faith in the process that is inclusive. The tasks are challenging and will need a comprehensive strategy that is democratic. The artists of the country are […]

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Colombo Art Biennale press

http://www.lankians.lk/full_story.php?news_id=327 Colombo Art Biennale Long awaited and following the enormous success of the first edition of the Colombo Art Biennale “Imagining Peace” in 2009, CAB is delighted to announce its second edition with “Becoming” in February 2012. CAB is honoured and proud to introduce its two curators for this year’s edition of the Biennale – Roman […]

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Become a Patron of the Arts!

If you would like to become a patron of the arts please follow this link for full details and a downloadable form: http://www.hempelgalleries.com/images/links/1318693853Become%20a%20Patron%20form-1.pdf  

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Colombo Art Biennale Press Conference

http://www.dailynews.lk/2011/10/05/art03.asp http://www.thesundayleader.lk/2011/10/02/saarc-meeting-point/ http://www.ft.lk/2011/10/01/colombo-art-biennale-presents-‘becoming’/ http://www.spirit.lk/?t=fs&nid=20111005143223135 http://print.dailymirror.lk/component/content/article/132-life/57939.html

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Colombo Art Biennale in The Sunday Leader

Colombo Art Biennale 2012 On The Way A press conference took place recently to announce the second Colombo Art Biennale which is scheduled to take place between February 15 and 19 2012. Biennale, is the Italian word to describe an event taking place “every other year”. Time has flown by extremely fast as  it is […]

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Colombo Art Biennale in the Times online

Colombo Art Biennale in February 2012 SATURDAY, 08 OCTOBER 2011 20:23 Following the success of the first edition of the Colombo Art Biennale “Imagining Peace” in 2009, the CAB announced its second edition titled “Becoming” to be held in February 2012. The two curators for this Biennale will be Roman Berka, who heads the Museum […]

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Colombo Art Biennale announces it’s theme and curators to the press

Sept 2011 P R E S S   R E L E A S E       P R E S S   R E L E A S E      P R E S S   R E L E A S E      P R E S S   R E L E A S E  “Becoming” 15th – 19th February […]

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Dazzling Berlin street artist Nomad hits Colombo

http://sundaytimes.lk/110925/sitemenu1.html http://sundaytimes.lk/110925/topmenu2.htm Magazine “Writing” with anything and everything Smriti Daniel meets an unconventional graffiti artist from Berlin who was here to bring art to public spaces It keeps recurring – this conviction that I’m trapped in a comic book with my interviewee, a German who goes by the moniker ‘Nomad’. Taken anecdote by anecdote, the […]

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Hempel Galleries Press

Hempel Galleries, the creation of the dynamic Annoushka Hempel, must be Sri Lanka’s most innovative gallery in terms of concept. Currently based in Barnes Place and the boutique Galle Face Court 2 in Colombo, the gallery now overlooks the ocean. A poignant reminder of how the gallery concept first rolled into being along with the […]

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