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Moving out: An initiative by UZ Arts

You are invited to Moving Out 2016 on Saturday 26th November at Sunbeach Hotel, Galle Road, Hikkaduwa : www.sunbeachsurf.com


1 pm – 4 pm – Exhibition of sound works, land art, installation, print work and video

By the Sura Medura Artists:

Natasha Russell – Artist & Illustrator based in Edinburgh www.natasharussell.com

Sumit Sarkar – Visual Artist based in Manchester http://www.kriksix.com/

Nichola Scrutton – Composer and Sound Artist based in Glasgow www.nicholascrutton.co.uk

Stephen Hurrel – Video and Text Artist from Glasgow http://www.hurrelvisualarts.com/

Samson Ogiamien – Sculptor and Performer based in Graz, Austria http://www.ogiamien.at/

Martin Janicek – Sound Artist, Sculptor, Musician and Sound Designer from Czech Republic http://www.m-janicek.eu/


Special Guest Act

Rose Staff www.vjradiance.com

5 pm onwards – Reception

Meet and greet Sura Medura Director Neil Butler, Colombo Art Biennale Founder and Director Annoushka Hempel, Colombo Art Biennale Curator Alnoor Mitha and the Artists

7pm – Sunbeach’s Famous Sri Lankan Dinner Feast of Rice and 12 curries at Rs. 1,500 nett

Due to limited seat availability advance reservation are required. Reserve through info@sunbeachsurf.com before Thursday 24 November 2016.

Make a weekend of it : Sunbeach Hotel is offering special rates on room reservations over the weekend of the event contact info@sunbeachsurf.com for further details.

About Moving Out 2016

‘Moving Out’, an initiative by UZ Arts, was brought to life in 2014 by the Sura Medura International Artist Residency Program where participants presented their individual and collaborative work by way of a performing art festival.

The debut festival was executed in two phases: six artists from the disciplines of digital art, audio production and performance, street and theatre performance, sculpturing, set and costume design and architecture, in collaboration with the undergraduates of the Visual and Performing Arts University in Colombo, together with the Dodanduwa community exhibited their artistic knowledge exchange through a series of events held in Hikkaduwa and Colombo.

This year Moving Out will feature an exhibition of sound works, land art ,installation, print work and video by Artists from Edin & illustrator based in Edinburgh  – Natasha Russel, Visual Artist based in Manchester – Sumit Sarkar, Composer and Sound Artist based in Glasgow – Nichola Scrutton and special guest artist from Australia Rose Staff.

For further details and dinner reservations send in your inquiries to info@sunbeachsurf.com


About Sura Medura

The programme supports artists from all disciplines of art whose work can be enhanced by being made in Sri Lanka. Sura Medura has close contacts with the local and national artistic community. It provides mentorship in advance of the visit and support during the residency with introductions to their peers locally and in Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital city.














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