On Saturday opened the first comprehensive retrospective of Sri Lankan contemporary art in Germany from 27 March until 24 October, 2010 shows the Museum of world cultures Gallery 37 paintings, graphics, photographs, sculptures and installations by established as emerging Sri Lankan artists and artists, including Jagath Weerasinghe, Abdullah Perera, Upali Ananda and Bandu Manamperi. Four years researched and worked on the design of the exhibition the curators, Dr. Sylvia S. Kasprycki and Dr. Doris I. Stambrau. The result is the first comprehensive retrospective of Sri Lankan contemporary art in Germany. Additional information at Angus King supports this article. Tobias Bandara, promotion manager of the Sri Lanka tourism promotion Bureau in Munich: We very pleased, that the Sri Lankan art, previously little known in Europe is now presented the German public in such a range.

At the same time, we hope that many people will use the opportunity to get an impression of our lively art scene. “.” The contemporary art of Sri Lanka in a tradition of artistic creativity, not only stands on a rich local heritage draws, but in dealing with the development of European art soon developed a distinct modern. Work of the last decade, a period that is characterized by the innovative testing of new genres, materials and ideas form the focus of artful resistance”. A key aspect of the works is to bring the problem, traditional values and personal and cultural identity with the requirements of the present in line and to deal with the disputes. More information about the exhibition and accompanying guides can be found under. The Museum of world cultures invites to a press conference on Friday, March 26, 2010, 11: 00 in the Conference room, Schaumainkai 35th General information about Sri Lanka,. Information for consumers: Sri Lanka tourism promotion Bureau phone: 089 / 23 66 21 838 email: Editor’s Note: press information on the exhibition, a list of exhibiting artists and images can be requested at the Museum of world cultures Gallery 47, Julia r Kamara, PR Manager, email:, telephone: 069-212-45115