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museum in progress: February 2012


The unique project “mediation” takes place in the media room – in Sri Lanka is an absolute novelty. The curators of the Colombo Art Biennale (Sri Lanka), Roman Berka and Suresh Jayaram choose from 15 artists for an exhibition series in the newspaper Daily Mirror, Daily Financial Times and Sunday Times, whose art works specially for the exhibition in the newspaper medium designed or intended were .Their sphere of activity is not limited to an exclusive audience Biennale, but manifests itself in everyday life to the public. The Colombo Art Biennale is reacting, in continuation of its theme, “Becoming”, the avant-garde demands a mutual penetration of art and life.

The exhibition series before and during the biennial in the period from 01 to 19February 2012 and published as part of the main event (15th-19.2.2012) presented.In the Austrian daily Der Standard, the same series is shown. Through this extraordinary cultural cooperation, the two countries, Sri Lanka and Austria as well as their cultural spheres together. museum in progress, a window opens to the Colombo Art Biennale for an audience outside of Sri Lanka.

“Mediation” is a series of exhibitions of museum in progress in collaboration with theColombo Art Biennale 2012 – “BECOMING” , STANDARD , and the newspaper Daily Mirror , Daily Financial Times and Sunday Times , Sri Lanka.

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