Talks

ARTS + CULTURE + ENVIRONMENT

The Aesthetics of Heat by Eva Horn

Eva Horn, a German Modern Literature and Cultural Studies professor at the University of Vienna presenting on the cultural associations attributed to heat.




Artists in Conversation

Heather Ackroyd, Dan Harvey and Kesara Ratnavibhushana. Discussion moderated by Jagath Weerasinghe.




Advocating for the Environment

Panel discussion on advocacy and activism, moderated by Smriti Daniel.




‘Developing’ Sri Lanka

Panel discussion on mega-developments i.e. Port City, Uma Oya, Megapolis, moderated by Nalaka Gunawardene.




Regional Artists Talks

- Yasir Husain and Zahra Ali from Pakistan speaking on Art and Creative Sustainability.
- Surekha from India speaking on Ecological Concern & Artistic Intervention in contemporary Indian Art.



Discourse of Heritage and Sustainable Agriculture ; Treasure Trove or Minefield

Panel discussion on ecological agriculture, moderated by Sunil Wijesiriwardena. (Sinhala session).




Building Green Tech

Panel discussion on green technology, moderated by Lee Bazalgette.