At the invitation of the ASIA NOW - PARIS in the curatorial section, Gandy Gallery presented works and a performance by the Sri lankaise artist DENETH PIUMAKSHI VEDA ARACHCHIGE between October, 20 and October, 22, 2023 at the Monnaie de Paris.
Deneth Piumakshi Veda Arachchige (1980, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka) is a versatile artist known for her multidisciplinary approach, which encompasses textile, audio & video, photography, embroidery on diverse surfaces, and captivating performances within her artistic installations.
Central to her creative expression is the use of textile, often referred to as the "second skin" that her work dons. Deneth Piumakshi Veda Arachchige's artistic practice treads the fine line between art and activism, intentionally exploring the tension that exists between the two. Her adept use of layering various mediums within her works allows her to weave a seamless narrative that unites the past, present, and future in a harmonious dialogue.
[ PERFORMANCE ]
The live performance of Deneth Piumakshi Veda Arachchige entitled « Faith Is In Your Hand » took place on 20 October 2023 at ASIA NOW 11h