With or Without ME/aning

Art, Painting
With or Without Me/aning’
With or Without Me/aning’
With or Without Me/aning’

Jagath Weerasinghe (born 1954) is an archaeologist, artist and Chairman of Theertha International Arts Collective, Sri Lanka. He is a senior lecturer at the Post-graduate Institute of Archeology of the University of Kelaniya. As an artist, he encourages a socially critical and socially involving approach to art. Jagath Weerasinghe’s initial education in visual art was acquired at the institute of Aesthetic studies, University of Kelaniya, where in 1981 he graduated with a BFA degree. He received his MFA at the American University, Washington D.C., USA.

In this exhibition titled ‘With or Without Me/aning’, Jagath Weerasinghe combines painting, drawing and installation work as a philosophical expression of the transitory nature of being.


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