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Sandev Handy

Switzerland | Visual Arts

Nov - Dec 2021 — Visual Arts

Sandev Handy is an artist, curator and art educator based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He currently serves as the Assistant Curator to the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Sri Lanka, is one part of an artist collective called ‘the Packet’ and is a co-curator for the House of Kal, Colombo as part of the trans*oceanic platform “a language where yesterday and tomorrow are the same word. Kal.” His research and practice currently cycle between fugitive pedagogies, Afro-Asian networks of solidarities, and the malleability of the body in its relationship to various technologies of power. His work has been shown in Sri Lanka, India, Iran, Berlin, Pakistan, New Zealand, and the United States.

Read more about his 2021 residency at Atelier Mondial here.

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