Galle Literary Festival

ūüźď ARTRA‚Äôs Best of Emerging Artists 2023 : Resilience & Resistance

27jan11:15 am12:15 pmūüźď ARTRA‚Äôs Best of Emerging Artists 2023 : Resilience & Resistance11:15 am - 12:15 pm View in my timeGalle Fort HotelEvent CategoryArt Trail : Curated TourEvent PriceFree

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In ‚ÄėResilience and Resistance‚Äô, Mohammed Hathi delves into the systemic oppression of women that has become part of the fabric of normality within communities worldwide, as well as in Sri Lankan society. Hathi depicts the realities of female discrimination through the lens of a witness, highlighting the marginalisation which women face at the hands of authoritative bodies and institutions in the country. He endeavours to bring attention to the main discriminatory pillars that detrimentally affect women in Sri Lanka.


Mohamed Hathi 

Mohamed Hathi hails from Sainthamaruthu in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka, and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art and Design from the University of Jaffna. Painting his trauma and grief, Hathi’s works are a visceral reflection of his innermost psyche. His works of art are those of multifaceted intent, indicating and representing intriguing realities and the scope of trauma. With a focus on the 2020 pandemic, his works have symbolised diverse nuances of the global disease, depicting affected figures shadowed by the dark and disturbing implications imprinted by the phenomena.


January 27, 2024 11:15 am - 12:15 pm

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