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Living on Facebook

BY IMAAD MAJEED
IN COLOMBO

Imaad Majeed, artist, poet, rapper, writer and a noted creative force in Colombo’s art scene, gives us a brief glimpse inside his mind and tells us how he stimulates inspiration using social media.

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A Mesozoic Misadventure

BY VASIKA UDURAWANE
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 19, 2015

"If you have science fiction, you have to have a bit of science in it ... when you strip the science out of sci-fi, it's just fantasy."

In A Mesozoic Misadventure from PechaKucha Night Colombo Vol. 5Vasika Udurawane, a paleo-artist, poet and writer, tells us about his dinosaur world and what he thinks of the latest Jurassic Park movie. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Monday, December 14, 2015.

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Collateral Damage: Women & War

BY SARMALA SHANDRATHASAN
@ VOL 5 ON JUL 19, 2015

Sarmala Shandrathasan speaks about her life as an artist from war-torn Jaffna, in the very North of Sri Lanka. She discusses how the horrors of war have shaped her art and specifically how she intends to represent the hardships of women.

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Seeking God through Instagram

BY ABDUL HALIK AZEEZ
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 22, 2015

Halik Azeez discusses events in his life that led to him being the person he is, doing the things he does, today.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 2, 2015.

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Maalu Paan & Plain Tea

BY ROMMEL ARUMUGAM
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 22, 2015

Rommel Arumugam uses the ironies in his life, sarcasm and awkward humor to develop a (hopefully) unique series of artworks that are the results of his passion projects.

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A Drawing Project

BY KAVAN BALASURIYA
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 22, 2015

Kavan Balasuriya discusses the processes driving his artwork and portfolio, speaking about the changes of technique in a visual style that developed during the time spent on his fine art course and brings it up to date.

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Finding Identity In Between Two Places

BY LUKA ALAGIYAWANNA
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 22, 2015

Photographer Luka Alagiyawanna speaks about how belonging to two very different countries and cultures has influenced her life and work.

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This Shit is Addictive

BY RYAN WIJAYARATNE
@ VOL 4 ON FEB 22, 2015

Ryan Wijayaratne speaks of his weird and unfortunate experiences in New York City, the importance of his life's choices, the work that's come out of it and why it all matters.

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Reverse Migrant Musician, Seeks Songs of the Motherland

BY LARRY T HILL
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 17, 2014

Larry T Hill is an Australian musician who talks of his journey over land and sea to reach his motherland. He shows us all his experiences and adventures in this lively presentation.

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Why I Make What I Make

BY ARUN WELANDAWE-PREMATILLEKE
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 17, 2014

Arun Welandawe-Prematilleke gives us a glimpse into influences and experiences that have shaped who he is and what he does. He works with theater, and he goes in depth on how his life lead to his choice.

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6 Most Terrifying Minutes of My Life

BY ISURI DAYARATNE
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 17, 2014

Isuri Dayaratne talks of being an introvert and how to embrace it. She speaks about the differences between introverts and extroverts and also clears up about some introverted stereotypes.

"Presentation of the Day" on September 10, 2014.

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A Modernist Against Modernism

BY YOHAN MEDHANKA
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 17, 2014

Yohan Medhanka, an impressive self-taught artist shows how life provides inspiration for his art, and then suddenly, everybody becomes a teacher to his art.

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