NEW YORK Search Results: “sri lanka”
NEW YORK PRESENTATIONS
Death by Architecture
BY ANANTH SAMPATHKUMAR
@ VOL 17
ON MAR 09, 2017
Architect Ananth Sampathkumar takes us through the world of architectural competitions - from historical examples of the Sydney Opera House and Pompidou Center to a cultural center in Sri Lanka.
Ananth studied at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the School of Planning and Architecture in New Delhi, India before moving to New York. Here he co-founded NDNY Architecture and Design, completing projects in Srilanka, India, and the USA.
SITEWIDE Search Results: “sri lanka”
BY ANDREW KAUFMAN
@ VOL 21
ON MAR 15, 2013
Andrew Kaufman talks about his travels in Sri Lanka, his experiences there, and how he became inspired to turn his trip into a book. He explains the important role that handmade craft plays in rural Sri Lanka, and why he decided to do his work by hand as well.
"Presentation of the Day" on April 25, 2013.
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.
3 min changed my life
I was a leading rights activist in Sri Lanka for decades, my passion being peace with justice and freedom of expression with social responsibility. I came to Geneva on 24th May 2009 to make a intervention at UNHRC special session on Sri Lanka for post war justice. That 3 minute speech changed my life, I was not able to go back home and became a refugee, Geneva became my second home.
SITEWIDE BLOG POSTS
2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami
Eight years ago today the "Boxing Day" Indian Ocean Tsunami hit the coasts of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, and Thailand. This great presentation looks at the process of rebuilding. For more stories on reconstruction efforts, you can visit the ArchiAid Channel and Inspire Japan Channel -- both include presentations covering work done following last year's Tohoku earthquake and tsunami -- and the Haiti Reconstruction Channel, covering rebuilding efforts in Haiti and elsewhere.
Sri Lanka, or Ceylon as it was known until 1972, is where photographer Andrew Kaufman began to truly value handmade works. In this edition of Presentation of the Day (from PKN Miami Vol. 21) tea, coconuts, and artists abound as Andrew speaks of his adventures in Sri Lanka, where he composed a journal of the people he met and the photos taken all the while. Andrew's impressive photo portfolio can be found here.