In keeping with the Colombo Art Biennale’s theme of ‘Making History’, Homelands grapples with the relationship between self and place in a world of transitory identities and contested geographies. Curated by Latika Gupta,the exhibition is a unique take on contemporary British art. The collection excavates the idea of a ‘homeland’ to reveal a rich plurality of meaning; ideas of belonging, alienation, history and memory.
The artists featured in Homelands are: Angus Boulton, Nathan Coley, Jeremy Deller, Suki Dhanda, Jimmie Durham, Paul Graham, Graham Gussin, Mona Hatoum, Anthony Haughey, Tim Hetherington, Susan Hiller, Anthony Lam, Langlands & Bell, Rachel Lowe, Raymond Moore, Cornelia Parker, Martin Parr, Zineb Sedira, and David Shrigley.
Anthony Haughey in conversation with curator Latika Gupta here
Feature in the Sri Lanka Sunday Times.
‘Homelands’ reflects on transitory identities in The Nation.
Making History: Colombo Art Biennale by Kurchi Dasgupta.
Colombo Art Biennale Review Frieze
‘Unravelling History in the Colombo Art Biennale’ in de part Dhaka (April 2014) pdf download
British Council brings ‘Homelands’ exhibition to Colombo Art Biennale 2014. Read more here