Week 6 – The final week of the residency is here and we say farewell to Sri Lanka with a flourish of presentations in Hikkaduwa and Colombo.
Week 5 – This week I collaborate with fellow artists to create a performance piece and coordinate the finale event taking place at the end of our residency.
Week 4 – I present my artistic practice to performing arts students at the University of Colombo. We spend a day extending our visas and visit Pettah Market.
Week 3 – Research completed, ideas formed, I’ve danced to the drum and now it is time to design, create, compose, present and perform.
Week 2 – I travelled to Colombo then on to a rented villa in Kandy for an exploration of the surrounding inland area of Central Sri Lanka.
Week 1 – this blog is a summary of my first week in Sri Lanka. Time to acclimatise, explore, plus share and develop ideas with my fellow artists.
Day 1 – I arrive in Colombo with fellow artist Joshua who I met at Heathrow. Day 2 – all the artists gather together for the first time.
I’m all packed and ready for the trip of a lifetime to Hikkaduwa in Sri Lanka for a new experience and my first visit to the Asian continent.
I am off to Sura Medura in Sri Lanka for a six week international artist residency. This blog is about my creative adventure. First a bit of background about the project and my work as an artist.