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Rajeev Amarasuriya, President of the Alumni Association, University of Colombo
Dr. Dayani Panagoda, Member of the Executive Committee, Alumni Association, University of Colombo and Project Chairperson
J. M. S. Bandara, Member of the Executive Committee, Alumni Association, University of Colombo
The Alumni Association of the University of Colombo launched its 2nd Annual Online Art Competition, “Creativity Uncontained 2021” last week under three different themes inspired by current events and for different age groups.
President of the Alumni Association Rajeev Amarasuriya, said that “We were very impressed with the talent that we came across last year, we had submissions from all over the country. In these difficult times it is very important to create outlets for our Children, Youth and Adults to Creatively Express themselves. Sri Lankan are one of the most talented nationalities in the world, and the Alumni Association is happy through this competition to mine Artistic Talent in Sri Lanka.”
Creativity Uncontained, was the brain-child of J. M. S. Bandara and the project is Chaired by Dr. Dayani Panagoda both members of Alumni Association Executive Committee. The project Chairperson Dr. Panagoda, said that “Out of three Themes, Group 5 is a special one to the Alumni Association. The Theme relates to Cancer which is an area the Association is already engaged in supporting the initiative to set up an Advanced Cancer Detection Centre at the University of Colombo.
This group calls for all sorts of creative expressions including 2D artworks, 3D Artworks, Videography etc. and we are excited to see what the local artists have to say about this theme.”
The Competition will be held completely online and Artists must comply with the Rules and guidelines of the competition which is available on The Alumni Association of Univeristy of Colombo Facebook Page and may email their Artwork to email@example.com under the relevant theme.
Group 1 isfor artists between the ages of 4 years and 10 years, and Group 2 for artists between the ages of 11 years and 16 years and they may submit their 2D Artwork under the theme “Environment: The Lost, The Damaged, The Restored.”
Group 3 consisting of artists between the ages of 17 years and 21 years, and Group 4 consisting of Artists above 21 years may submit their 2D Artwork under the theme “Electronic Impact : The Negative, The Positives, The Addiction”
Group 5 consisting of Artists of all ages may submit their Artwork (including videography, 3D and 2D Artwork) under the theme “Cancer, the impact of the person and their loved ones.”