Momentous Musical Musings | Lakshman Joseph de Seram

As we walked into the Goethe hall where Lakshman de Saram was rehearsing his composition with his fellow

Fortifying the Voice of South Asian Contemporary Art | Annoushka Hempel

Annoushka, Founder and Director of the Colombo Art Biennale (CAB), has been engaged with many global art councils and collaborations in the past few months. This interview outlines the initiatives she has been a part of and the ways in which she hopes these relations will impact the growth of the local art scene through

Critiquing Contemporary Art | Jyoti Dhar

Jyoti Dhar sheds light on critical aspects of the Sri Lankan art scene from the perspective of a

Invigorating the Fort of Kings | Sanjeewa Gunasinghe

Sanjeewa, our emerging artist for this issue of ARTRA Magazine is influenced by both the traditional and contemporary art styles, which inturn reflect a strong identity of his own through his artistic expression on canvas. We were intrigued by his use of fundamental principles of printmaking in his abstract work. Born in Anuradhapura and educated


Working mostly with plasticine and terracotta, Tissa de Alwis’ work has received notable attention locally and internationally for

Pursuing An Artistic Protest | Hanusha Somasunderam

From the peaks of the hill country in Nuwara Eliya, further north to the tip of the island

Empowering Art Together | Dileepa Jeewantha & Mahesh Indika

Attempting to add value to the art scene by venturing on alliances that have not been explored over