Sara Pathirane (1985) is a visual artist based in Helsinki, Finland. Of mixed Sri Lankan and Finnish parentage, she is a graduate in Fine Arts from The Finnish Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki. In collaboration with CoCA -collective she has invited other artists to join the exhibition in Cube Out of the Box at the Colombo Art Biennale 2016.
Pathirane’s works ranges from video art to painting and live-installation. She works also in theatre and socially engaged projects, at the moment directing a video work with preliterate adults. Her work has been shown mainly in Europe, the recent show was with Kristina Sedlerova at Taiga-Space in Saint-Petersburgh in August 2016. In Finland she has received the Maecenas Kilta honorary prize 2013.