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Sunara Begum

Sunara Begum—A Journey of Ascension

By Sunara Begum

Spending one month on an Island surrounded by the great ocean, I saw that the people really are a piece of that constant flow; they in turn seem to embody a great sense of fluidity within the very temperament of their soul. A reflection of this dimension is what their spirit conjures. One could really feel the convergence, a unique meeting point of diverse peoples, traditions, languages and customs all forming what we know as Sri Lanka.

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JVP’s Brand Crisis: Communist Red vs. Sexy Crimson

By Prabhath Sirisena

At its heart, JVP is a Marxist-Leninist communist movement. Its loyal voter base is red hot, not crimson cool. As with most political campaigns, their 2015 rebranding was mainly targeting the undecideds, who seemed to be supportive of them, but didn’t convert that support into votes come election time.

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Jayalath Manorathna

Art for Engineers—Jayalath Manorathna

By Jayalath Manorathna

What is art? How did it come to be? What is its purpose? Is art only for the sake of entertainment, or is it for human development as well? These are some of the questions we can ask in order to better understand the role played by art in shaping our lives.

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Art on the Line

By Prabhath Sirisena

Before the imposing Nelum Pokuna theatre became a landmark, before Colombo had begun its ambitious facelift, even before the end of war, the artists were there. They came from all parts of Sri Lanka, and exhibited their work by the road, then called Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha, now Nelum Pokuna Road.

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