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ARTRA Magazine Comics & Caricatures’ Edition - Art Experiential Festival | Bawa Brothers


ARTRA Magazine ‘Comics & Caricatures’ Edition features the stunning works of renowned Sri Lankan artists, cartoonists and caricaturists Aubrey Collette (1920-1992), Bevis Bawa (1909-1992) and Gihan de Chickera (b. 1978). This edition strives to explore the potential caricatures and cartoons have as an accessible alternative to traditional journalistic writing, and their potency in addressing critical socio-political issues. 
The launch of the Comics & Caricatures Edition, and its Art Experiential Festival (AEF) | Bawa Brothers took place at Brief Garden, the Home and Garden of Bevis Bawa, ARTRA’s Exclusive Heritage Partner and Cinnamon Bentota Beach, ARTRA’s Exclusive Hospitality Partner for this edition of AEF.
ARTRA’s grandiose Art Experiential Festival | Bawa Brothers offered a one-of-a-kind opportunity for art enthusiasts and aficionados to delve into the art, architecture and heritage of Bevis Bawa (1909-1992) and Geoffrey Bawa (1919-2003), the brothers that have famously revolutionised the architectural landscape of Sri Lanka in the 20th century, contributing architectural masterpieces such as Brief & Cinnamon Bentota Beach which exist halfway between art and architecture. With a riveting and dynamic line-up of programmes across the three-day festival, the Launch and Art Experiential Festival | Bawa Brothers offered art experiences by venerated artistic personalities at the heart of Sri Lanka’s contemporary art industry, including art talks, exhibitions and tours of the exclusive landscaping, art collections and esoteric of prestigious local artists including Barbara Sansoni, Ismeth Raheem, Ena de Silva, Laki Senanayake and more. 

 

Photos: Manoj Ratnayake

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