Tell me something was developed specifically for Conceiving Space, Colombo Art Biennale 2016
Director Annoushka Hempel, Curator Alnoor Mitha.
The project was developed in partnership with Unity Mission Trust (UMT) in Sri Lanka. The text and image based video and wall work, generated from workshops with Sri Lankan youth from diverse backgrounds, responds to the UMT mission to foster unity and reconciliation between teenagers and young adults across Sri Lanka.
Participants: Thavasoroopan Purusothma (Jaffna), Mahesh Balan (Jaffna), Donovan Arunachalam (Colombo), Nilavan Nandakumar (Jaffna), Yohan Perera (Colombo), Vijitha Thangarasa (Uduvil), Ashan Gayantha (Ambalangoda), Lasitha Ranushka (Mirissa), Dilini Buddhika (Karandeniya), Carine Anandage (Colombo), Anfal Nillar (Colombo), Safra Raslan (Galle), Shadla Raslan (Galle), Fathima Risma (Galle), Baraloganaphan Rishangan (Mullaitivu), Nipun Sashipriya (Ambalangoda), Sundaralingam Selvakumar (Killinochchi), Karthigesu Dishanthan (Killinochchi), Manusha Kumarasinghe (Tangalle), Ashan Sameera Palihawadana (Matara), Tharindu Luke Maduranga (Kandy), Yohan Dhananjaya (Kandy), Dushanth Sivabalan (Colombo), Danica Harding (Colombo), Sheya Kajenthini (Vavuniya), Rasanayaham Anaamika (Mannar), Diron Sam (Mannar), Nadeeshani Hewage (Poddiwela), Shanika Madushani (Poddiwela), Niroshani Sandamali (Elpitiya), Praveena Sandarekha (Poddiwela), Sanduni Goonetileka (Elpitiya), Yasoda Selvarajah (Vishwamadu), Sashika Dimantha (Wijeyakoon), Tharindu Dilshan (Elpitiya), Mohammed Anaam (Colombo), Sainudeen Mohammed Rasmi (Horowapathana), Thaunushiya Satkularasa (Mullaitivu), Selliah Uthayaprithan (Poonthottam), Milan Rajapakse Walasmulla), Sasha Pinto Jayawardena (Colombo).
Tell me something received support from the Colombo Art Biennale, the Unity Mission Trust, Sri Lanka, the Sovereign Art Foundation, Hong Kong, and the Australian High Commission, Sri Lanka.