Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage Exhibition

Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage Exhibition 'Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage' exhibition is an initiative by the Tamil Information Centre to collect, research and preserve information relating to Ilankai Tamil history, heritage and culture.
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31/05/2019
Interview with ex-political prisoner

எச்சரிக்கை: பின்வரும் காணொளியில் வரும் காட்சிகள் பார்வையாளர்களுக்கு மன உளைச்சல் மற்றும் துயர்மிக்க நிகழ்வுகளின் நினைவுகளை தூண்டக்கூடியவை. Warning: the following video may be upsetting to some viewers and may bring up traumatic memories. These are snippets of an interview the Tamil Information Centre conducted with an ex-political prisoner who was tortured by the Sri Lankan special forces. The stop motion video and art was created by a young Tamil artist. This video featured in the Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage Exhibition which took place on 18-19 May 2019.

Check out the latest article on the exhibition on BBC Tamil https://www.bbc.com/tamil/global-48410310
26/05/2019
முள்ளிவாய்க்கால் நினைவுகளை கண் முன் நிறுத்திய பிரிட்டன் கண்காட்சி

Check out the latest article on the exhibition on BBC Tamil https://www.bbc.com/tamil/global-48410310

"தமிழர் என்றால் என்ன? நாம் ஏன் நமது தாய்நாட்டை விட்டுவிட்டு வேறெதோ நாட்டில் வசிக்கிறோம்? நமது மூதாதையர்களின் வ.....

18/05/2019
18/05/2019
Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage Exhibition
17/05/2019

Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage Exhibition

A political cartoon depicting the targeted attacks on No-Fire Zones in Mullivaikal in 2009. Ceasefire agreements thrown away, Sri Lanka massacred tens of thousands of Tamil civilians without battering an eyelash.

See more political cartoons at our exhibition on the 18-19th May!

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Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage | Exhibition | 18-19 May 2019 | Tolworth Recreation Centre, Surbiton KT6 7LQ, UK

A political cartoon depicting the targeted attacks on No-Fire Zones in Mullivaikal in 2009. Ceasefire agreements thrown ...
16/05/2019

A political cartoon depicting the targeted attacks on No-Fire Zones in Mullivaikal in 2009. Ceasefire agreements thrown away, Sri Lanka massacred tens of thousands of Tamil civilians without battering an eyelash.

See more political cartoons at our exhibition on the 18-19th May!

#tamilsoflanka #srilanka #tamilculture #genocide #massacre #tamilheritage #tamilfood #diaspora #tamildiaspora #eelamtamils #ilankai #tamil #protest #tolexhibit #tamizh #thamizh #nofirezone #may18 #ceasefire

Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage | Exhibition | 18-19 May 2019 | Tolworth Recreation Centre, Surbiton KT6 7LQ, UK

We are pleased to display 11 prints of paintings by Asai Rasiah, an artist who hails from Achchuveli, Jaffna. He is a tr...
30/04/2019

We are pleased to display 11 prints of paintings by Asai Rasiah, an artist who hails from Achchuveli, Jaffna. He is a trained artist, having joined the School of Fine Arts in Colombo in 1966.

Come and see his work in person on either 18 or 19 May 2019 at the Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage | Exhibition

Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage | Exhibition | 18-19 May 2019 | Tolworth Recreation Centre, Fullers Way N, Surbiton, KT6 7LQ

Statement (written in Tamil) on the Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage Exhibition
29/04/2019

Statement (written in Tamil) on the Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage Exhibition

Statement (written in Tamil) on the Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage | Exhibition

27/04/2019

Part 3 of 3: Photographer, Sabes, speaks on the other talented artists contributing to the upcoming Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage | Exhibition Come and see their work in real life, on either 18 or 19 May 2019.

Photograph by Sabes (2016) from the series, ‘The Last Walk to the Beach’ - A young man by Mullivaikal beach.

27/04/2019

Part 2 of 3: Photographer, Sabes, on the purpose of his photography. Come and see his work in real life on either 18 or 19 May 2019. Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage | Exhibition

Photograph by Sabes (2016) from the series, 'The Last Walk to the Beach’ - Shash around a tree in Mullivaikal beach.

27/04/2019

Part 1 of 3: Hear the photographer, Sabes, talk about how he is contributing to the upcoming Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage | Exhibition Come and see his work in real life on either 18 or 19 May 2019.

Photograph by Sabes (2012) from the series, 'Home - Transient Home’ - installation with text and photographs.

26/04/2019

An immigrant who came to the UK in 1999 describes her feelings on leaving home. Read more stories like this at the upcoming Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage | Exhibition

Read this Tamil refugee's full story at the upcoming Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage | Exhibition
26/04/2019

Read this Tamil refugee's full story at the upcoming Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage | Exhibition

Read the stories of Tamil immigrants and refugees at the upcoming Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage Exhibition on 18-...
26/04/2019

Read the stories of Tamil immigrants and refugees at the upcoming Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage Exhibition on 18-19 May 2019.

Must read article on Namathu Eelanadu (written in Tamil) on the upcoming exhibition
25/04/2019
தமிழர் பாரம்பரியத்தை சர்வதேசத்திடம் எடுத்துச்செல்ல பிரித்தானியாவில் பிரமாண்ட கண்காட்சி |

Must read article on Namathu Eelanadu (written in Tamil) on the upcoming exhibition

Home கட்டுரைகள் தமிழர் பாரம்பரியத்தை சர்வதேசத்திடம் எடுத்துச்செல்ல பிரித்தானியாவில் பிரமாண்ட கண்காட்சி கட்டு.....

Must read article on Namathu Eelanadu (written in Tamil) about the upcoming exhibition http://www.namathueelanadu.com/?p...
25/04/2019
தமிழர் பாரம்பரியத்தை சர்வதேசத்திடம் எடுத்துச்செல்ல பிரித்தானியாவில் பிரமாண்ட கண்காட்சி |

Must read article on Namathu Eelanadu (written in Tamil) about the upcoming exhibition http://www.namathueelanadu.com/?p=13556&fbclid=IwAR347haBMYpfjexH-5pAotobFLLnvMwvxz8ZlW4lwDe0QQX2r6s-EcnzdgA

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Tune into ILC Tamil Radio tonight at 7pm (in 10 minutes time) to hear Vasanthy Balan and the Artist, Rajan, discuss the ...
17/04/2019
ILC Radio Tamil

Tune into ILC Tamil Radio tonight at 7pm (in 10 minutes time) to hear Vasanthy Balan and the Artist, Rajan, discuss the upcoming Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage | Exhibition

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"The use of torture has been, and remains today, endemic and routine, for those arrested and detained on national securi...
17/04/2019

"The use of torture has been, and remains today, endemic and routine, for those arrested and detained on national security grounds". - Ben Emmerson, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism, 14.07.2017.

Official statement here: https://bit.ly/2sYSDMI

17/04/2019

Meet Trish, one of the artists who will be showcasing their work at the exhibition. Here, Trish talks about the motivations behind their art, as well as the importance of community involvement as a second-gen Tamil.

Join us on May 18-19 2019 to see Trish's work in person. Follow us on instagram to see more exhibition content: @tamilsoflanka

"The function of knowledge is to liberate" - Ambalavaner Sivanandan
14/04/2019

"The function of knowledge is to liberate" - Ambalavaner Sivanandan

We hope you learn something new from our content sections. Will you attend?Entry to the exhibition is free for allTradit...
14/04/2019

We hope you learn something new from our content sections. Will you attend?
Entry to the exhibition is free for all
Traditional Tamil theatre performances are a ticketed event at £10 for single tickets and £15 family tickets.
Enquire at [email protected]

இனிய தமிழ் புத்தாண்டு நல்வாழ்த்துக்கள் Happy Tamil New Year!We hope our introduction and content posts shed some light a...
14/04/2019

இனிய தமிழ் புத்தாண்டு நல்வாழ்த்துக்கள்
Happy Tamil New Year!

We hope our introduction and content posts shed some light about what you can expect at Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage.

Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage Exhibition's cover photo
08/04/2019

Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage Exhibition's cover photo

Tamils of Lanka: A Timeless Heritage Exhibition
08/04/2019

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