Truth to Truth
A thought provoking exhibition titled 'Truth to Truth' is now on at
the JDA Perera Gallery, Horton Place, Colombo 7. Launched with a panel
discussion on the 'Right to Truth' on March 24, the exhibition
commemorates the International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning
Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims, which fell
on March 24.
by the Centre for Policy Alternatives (CPA) and the Vibhavi Academy of
Fine Arts (VAFA), the exhibition is open from 10.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. It
will conclude on Monday, March 28.
The exhibition follows in the lines of the 2015 exhibition, 'Watch
This Space: Framing the Past, Untying the Future', a collaborative
effort with Artraker (United Kingdom) curated by Groundviews.
'Watch This Space' featuring Sri Lankan art and work from the
Artraker 'Art of Peace' series, theatre and public discussions - was an
attempt to interrogate how we see the past in order to envision a better
future. The exhibition, held from 11 - 17 August 2015 at the Park Street
Mews, Colombo, was visited by over 1,000 people, and also featured panel
discussions and keynotes anchored to topics such as Media and
Transitional Justice; Sights of Violence, Sites of Memory; Reframing the
Past; The Art of Memorialisation' Transforming Politics for Transitional
Justice and Writing Transitions: Changing and Changeable Texts.