Biography











Danushka Marasinghe (1985) was born and raised in Negombo, Sri Lanka. He studied at the Digital Film Academy, Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo and Faculty of Visual Arts, The University of Visual and Performing Arts Colombo (2007) and was part of the ‘Art need space’ Public art workshop at German Culture Center, Colombo in 2011. Marasinghe is primarily a video artist interested in exploring modern society, through socio-political issues, surveillance and the modern manifestations of privacy, or lack thereof.





Danushka Marasinghe
Born 1985,
Negombo, Sri Lanka,


Education

Faculty of Visual Arts, The University of Visual and Performing Arts Colombo 07.
‘Art need space’ Public art workshop at German cultural center, Colombo 07
Digital Film Academy, Sri Lanka Foundation Institute ,Colombo.


Exhibitions and Residencies 

“Urgency of Peace in Contemporary Times” Bodhgaya Biennale, Bodhgaya, Bihar, India, 2016

‘Conceiving Space’, Colombo Art Biennale 2016, Curated by Alnoor Mitha, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2016

5 Eternal Internet Brother/Sisterhood, International Artist Residency Sigiriya, Sri Lanka (http://eternalinternetbrotherhood.com/#cat_sigiriya), 2016

‘Portraits of Resistance: An Exhibition of Contemporary Sri Lankan Art’. Presented by the  Department of Sociology, South Asian University, New Delhi, 2016

‘Erasure’ Selected works of Danushka Marasinghe, Curated by Anushka Rajendran for iscp - International Studio & Curatorial Program, New York, 2016

LANDMARK exhibition, Selected Videos from Cool Stories I-IV, ARTPORT_making waves' biennial competitions of art videos, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York,2016

'The Lay of the Land: A Work in Progress' Group exhibition, Latitude 28 Gallery, New Delhi,India, 
Curated by Anushka Rajendran, 2015.

'Shadow Scenes’, Cinnamon Colomboscope 2015, group exhibition , Colombo, Sri Lanka. 
Curated by Natasha Ginwala and Manika Menika Van Der Poorten, 2015

(i)mage, An Exhibition of images, Group Exhibition, Theertha Red Dot Gallery, Colombo. Sri Lanka.2015.

TIME is Love.8 [Show 2], International Video art program at Zeta Art Center & Gallery, Tirana, Albania, 2015

ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV at Hyderabad Literary Festival, 
Hyderabad, India , January, 2015

TIME is Love.8 [Show 1] international video art program, 2015 At EXPRESSIVE ARTS INSTITUTE ,
San Diego, California, USA, 2015
 
Serendipity Revealed: an exhibition of contemporary Sri Lankan art in London, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London,
Curated by Annoushka Hempel, October,  2014.
 
Beware Wet Ink, Digital Art Exhibiton, Lionel Wendt Gallery, 2014.

FILE 2014 - Electronic Language International Festival ,Sao Paulo, Brazil,August  25 to October 05, 2014.

ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV at TBA21 Academy Expedition to Cocos Island, 
Costa Rica (II),29 April - 9 May ,2014.

ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV at CINEMA, PLANETA, MEXICO, April 13, 2014.

ARTPORT_COOL STORIES FOR WHEN THE PLANET GETS HOT IV, ARTPORT_making waves, Valencia, Spain, 2014. 

War & Peace: Visual Narratives from Contemporary Sri Lanka-, Lionel Wendt & Harold Peiris Galleries 18 Guildford Crescent, 
Colombo, Sri Lanka,2013.

'Making History', Colombo Art Biennale, 2014. 

Solo Exhibiton, Theertha Red Dot Gallery, Sri Lanka, 2012

CoCA Event at Colombo Art Biennale, Warehouse Project Maradana, 2012.  
 
Land Art Exhibition with Megha Artist Group , 2011. 

Group Art Exhibition, German Culture center, Colombo, 2011.