It is time Western media rid its coverage of Sri Lanka’s powerful protest movement of damaging Orientalist tropes.
M Neelika Jayawardane
M Neelika Jayawardane is Associate Professor of English at the State University of New York-Oswego, and a Research Associate at the Visual Identities ... in Art and Design (VIAD), University of Johannesburg (South Africa). She is a recipient of the 2018 Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for a book project on Afrapix, a South African photographers’ agency that operated during the last decade of apartheid. She was recently selected for a critical writing residency at the Center for Photography at Woodstock, and received support from the Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for an interdisciplinary project examining photography from Sri Lanka’s civil war period.
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