Paraya, 2014 Paraya, 2014, originally uploaded by deshan10. Mind Adventures’ Paraya goes on the boards again; this time, as part of the arts festival, Colomboscope. Tickets are now sold out on both nights. I really hope you got yours; this is an important, bold offering from contemporary Sri Lankan theatre. Directed by Arun Welandawe-Prematilleke. The simultaneous narratives (there are nine) take ...

Untitled Post Untitled, originally uploaded by deshan10. Sellotape, directed by Ruwanthie de Chickera. A final year drama school production by the University of Colombo. An engagingly creepy and weirdly abstract bit of theatre. What a shame there’s no repeat performances.

MacGyvered Architecture Untitled, originally uploaded by deshan10. King coconut (thambili) husks, used to shore up wall between stalls. Apparently when it rains, mud fills up the hollow husks, solidifies when it’s dry and makes the wall stronger.

After Class After Class, originally uploaded by deshan10. Mind Adventures crew for ‘After Class’. L_R, standing: Thilini Perera, Yash Suriyapperuma. L-R, seated: Deeandra Bulner, Virgil Thomas, Ruvin de Silva (centre).

‘Home’ ‘Home’, originally uploaded by deshan10. Mika Tennekoon’s exhibition ‘Home’ is on at the Saskia Fernando Gallery in Colombo. Go, see. There’s a pre-show interview here:

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