How fared the Art Fair?

Saskia Fernando Gallery, the only Sri Lankan gallery present at IAF 
The works ranging from textile, embroidery, digital collages, drawings, paintings and book art reflect the dialogues and developments in a visual language on the island, both past and ongoing.


Notable among them were the shocking yellow abstract work, and the painstakingly detailed link chain works of Chandraguptha Thenuwara. These draw from the artist’s interdisciplinary practice and repository of leitmotifs he has used over four decades, which are intertwined with the sociopolitical developments in Sri Lanka. The works of his contemporary, Jagath Weerasinghe confront ideas of nationhood and identity.


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