Collaborations and Features
A collection of events and artwork done in collaboration with various campaigns, companies and collectives
iThrive at Hometree
Personal Development Lab, 2020
A self-mastery campaign event organized by Hometree Co-Working, in which a number of speakers, creatives and artists expressed their thoughts and opinions on the notion of self-improvement and creative expression.
"HomeTree CoWorking held the launch of its personal development initiative with an inspiring lineup of speakers including Shanuki De Alwis and Lien Kay as well as a live mural painting session under the theme of “Creating Our Dreams” on the 5th of February."
Photo Credits: Aruna Udaya Alwis - Pulse Living
Its Wella Beach Campaign
Environmental Awareness, 2020
An entirely community sourced project to clean and beautify the Wellawatte Beach in Sri lanka. The Wellawatte Beach featured a stretch of blank walls as canvases for more than 20 Artists to bring awareness to the pollution and degradation of the coast. Organized by Shehaan Thahir and sponsored by Asian Paints, the campaign was a single-day event with mural concepts portraying different themes of environmental concerns and themes
"With the aim to collectively make the Wellawatta beach one of the main tourist attractions of Colombo, itswellabeach also known as The Insta Beach held a mural painting session on the 7th of February"
Photo Credits: Chinthaka Udayakantha - Pulse Living
Live Painting at PBMF Sugar Beach
Palagama Beach Music Festival, 2020
The Annual PBMF featured a live painting session for 2020, from which the pieces would be auctioned for charity
"The Palagama Beach Music Festival, is the most recent addition to the Palagama Beach experience. An annual event that started back in 2017, Palagama Beach Music Festival began through a collective admiration for music shared by friends and family of Palagama Beach. A celebration that combines good, live music with serene and calm natural surroundings to offer guests the best of all things music and all things nature. Following its previous successes, the Music Festival strives to raise the bar, continuing to host exceptionally and provide all guests a sprightly experience. - Artra"
Photo Credits: Palagama Beach Music Festival - FB
Brand Collaboration, 2020
A creative collaboration between Seni Studios and Kalath Warnakulasuriya of Kalaakaru; to envision the brandwork and assets for a small-business venture specializing in local medicinal and herbal concoctions, and aiming to marry traditional imagery with modern sensibilities. Seni handled asset design and website banners for this brand
"On a Journey to Revive Sri Lankan Indigenous Medicine. Beheth Korale enables people to access the goodness of Sri Lankan indigenous medicine, irrespective of location or status."
Photo Credits: Kalaakaru Studios
The AnimateHer Series
Stop-Motion Project - British Council, 2020
A collaborative creative project to produce a series of stop motion animation and subsequent public exhibition. Seni was involved in set production, prop creation and filming. Recently, two of the films from the were awarded Best Animation and the Green Award at the Agenda 14 Short Film Festival and featured on the Rising Garden Film Festival in New Delhi
"An animation project in progress which highlights a group of incredible women living and working in Sri Lanka. This series features the animated interviews of marine biologist Asha de Vos, architect Amila de Mel, author-illustrator Sybil Wettasinghe, tech wiz Lakmini Wijesundera, lawyer and activist Ramani Muttettuwegama, and principal dancer of the Chitrasena Dance School Thaji Dias. This project is funded by a grant from the British Council's Creating Heroines programme."
Photo Credits: Irushi Tennekoon