Thamotharampillai Shanaathanan | Trans/formations: Archiving in Art
|When||23 Aug 2016|
|Where||A Space, Asia Art Archive, 10/F, Hollywood Centre, 233 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong|
Talk by Jaffna-based artist and educator Thamotharampillai Shanaathanan.
He also describes his experiences as an artist, art educator, and co-the . The first archive of its kind SLAAD is
is a visual artist living and working in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. His work has been exhibited widely in Sri Lanka and at the Museum of Anthropology at UBC, Vancouver; Queensland Art Gallery, South Brisbane; Museum of Ethnology, Vienna; Devi Art Foundation, New Delhi; among others. His artist books include , , ( ). He holds a degree in painting from the University of Delhi and a PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Art History, Department of Fine Arts, Jaffna University and advisor on Sri Lanka's national curriculum for teaching art in schools.
Shanaathanan will also participate in 15 Invitations, a special programme series marking Asia Art Archive's 15-year anniversary.