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Long shadows in the evening sun and the sounds of the palm tree leaves touching each others in the dry wind ….except me and my shadow no one was there ….

Self and ruined house in Northern province – Jaffna. How we became strangers to each other? 30 years of war disrupted the lives of the people in North and South. There are many untold stories that I am still searching through.  When the North transformed into a battleground, people left everything they possessed including land and houses to save their life. They lost their dwellings, their kids and relatives. They were living in refugee camps with numerous issues. …

‘Pain and Memory’  solo exhibition focused on displacement and disappearance in Sri Lanka. Currently photographs of  ‘Pain and Memory “ are exhibiting under  the   invited category on World photography day celebration exhibition: “FRAMES-2020”- on-line global photography exhibition; Organized by Gayoor Art Foundation in India.Exhibition curated by  Naushad H Gayoor and Jeetin Rangher .Here is the link to see the online exhibition

http://www.gayoorartfoundation.com

Genre : Creative photography | Art Photography  | year 2019  | Canon 5 D Mark 111

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‘Mangal’ is the name of this house. Name was embossed on the top of the main door. Who’s name it could be? As my friend said one of her aunt’s house was named and dedicated to one of her cousin sister. Wealthiest people in the Northern province-built houses in order to give as a dowry (a customary wedding gift) for women. They are still keeping these houses and properties as souvenirs even though they do not come and settled there.   

‘Pain and Memory’  solo exhibition focused on displacement and disappearance in Sri Lanka. Photographs of  ‘Pain and Memory “ were exhibited under  the   invited category on World photography day celebration exhibition: “FRAMES-2020”- on-line global photography exhibition; Organized by Gayoor Art Foundation in India.Exhibition curated by  Naushad H Gayoor and Jeetin Rangher .Here is the link to see the online exhibition

http://www.gayoorartfoundation.com

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Pain and Memory

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‘Mangal’ is the name of this house. Name was embossed on the top of the main door. Who’s name it could be? As my friend said one of her aunt’s house was named and dedicated to one of her cousin sister. Wealthiest people in the Northern province-built houses in order to give as a dowry (a customary wedding gift) for women. They are still keeping these houses and properties as souvenirs even though they do not come and settled there.   

‘Pain and Memory’  solo exhibition focused on displacement and disappearance in Sri Lanka. Photographs of  ‘Pain and Memory “ were exhibited under  the   invited category on World photography day celebration exhibition: “FRAMES-2020”- on-line global photography exhibition; Organized by Gayoor Art Foundation in India.Exhibition curated by  Naushad H Gayoor and Jeetin Rangher .Here is the link to see the online exhibition

http://www.gayoorartfoundation.com

Genre : Creative photography | Art Photography  | year 2019  |

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The largest two storied doubled wall traditional designer house with a beautiful courtyard that I found in Jaffna. Even though the owners did not resettle, they use to visit the places time to time and clean the place. Some of these houses have care takers. Some houses have built fences and gates after the lands were released. Some of the lands are used for agricultural activities while the rest of the lands were completely abandoned.  Those who don’t owned lands are still living in temporary shelters in Jaffna.   Mainly they are wedge labors and is considered as people of lowest cast.   

‘Pain and Memory’  solo exhibition focused on displacement and disappearance in Sri Lanka. Photographs of  ‘Pain and Memory “ were exhibited under  the   invited category on World photography day celebration exhibition: “FRAMES-2020”- on-line global photography exhibition; Organized by Gayoor Art Foundation in India.Exhibition curated by  Naushad H Gayoor and Jeetin Rangher .Here is the link to see the online exhibition

http://www.gayoorartfoundation.com

Genre : Creative photography | Art Photography  | year 2019  | Canon 5 D Mark 111

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A ruined house in Jaffna.  Tellippalai was announced as high security zone in 1992. People were asked to move out of the houses within 24 hours. During the war, most of these houses were occupied by the military for various purposes. The owners do not know exactly for what purpose their houses were occupied. Similarly, the houses in Jaffna town were occupied by the LTTE for sometimes. Properties occupied by military started to release those lands to civilians from 2010. There are some lands yet to be released. People are still struggling to get their lands back. 

‘Pain and Memory’  solo exhibition focused on displacement and disappearance in Sri Lanka. Photographs of  ‘Pain and Memory “ were exhibited under  the   invited category on World photography day celebration exhibition: “FRAMES-2020”- on-line global photography exhibition; Organized by Gayoor Art Foundation in India.Exhibition curated by  Naushad H Gayoor and Jeetin Rangher .Here is the link to see the online exhibition

http://www.gayoorartfoundation.com

Genre : Creative photography | Art Photography  | year 2019  | Canon 5 D Mark 111

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Pain and Memory

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A ruined house in Jaffna.  Tellippalai was announced as high security zone in 1992. People were asked to move out of the houses within 24 hours. During the war, most of these houses were occupied by the military for various purposes. The owners do not know exactly for what purpose their houses were occupied. Similarly, the houses in Jaffna town were occupied by the LTTE for sometimes. Properties occupied by military started to release those lands to civilians from 2010. There are some lands yet to be released. People are still struggling to get their lands back. 

‘Pain and Memory’  solo exhibition focused on displacement and disappearance in Sri Lanka. Photographs of  ‘Pain and Memory “ were exhibited under  the   invited category on World photography day celebration exhibition: “FRAMES-2020”- on-line global photography exhibition; Organized by Gayoor Art Foundation in India.Exhibition curated by  Naushad H Gayoor and Jeetin Rangher .Here is the link to see the online exhibition

http://www.gayoorartfoundation.com

Genre : Creative photography | Art Photography  | year 2019  | Canon 5 D Mark 111

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An  abandoned house in   Jaffna.  There’s no one to looking through the window, but Boganvila is still blooming. Who lived there? Where did they go? What happened to them? Where are they now?  There are many untold stories. Some elderly members have passed away. Some of them have settled elsewhere with rest of the family members. They are still traumatized due to the war.  Some are still waiting for their disappeared family members remembering them.

‘Pain and Memory’  solo exhibition focused on displacement and disappearance in Sri Lanka. Photographs of  ‘Pain and Memory “ were exhibited under  the   invited category on World photography day celebration exhibition: “FRAMES-2020”- on-line global photography exhibition; Organized by Gayoor Art Foundation in India.Exhibition curated by  Naushad H Gayoor and Jeetin Rangher .Here is the link to see the online exhibition

http://www.gayoorartfoundation.com

Genre : Creative photography | Art Photography  | year 2019  | Canon 5 D Mark 111

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Pain and Memory

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An  abandoned house in   Jaffna.  There’s no one to looking through the window, but Boganvila is still blooming. Who lived there? Where did they go? What happened to them? Where are they now?  There are many untold stories. Some elderly members have passed away. Some of them have settled elsewhere with rest of the family members. They are still traumatized due to the war.  Some are still waiting for their disappeared family members remembering them.

‘Pain and Memory’  solo exhibition focused on displacement and disappearance in Sri Lanka. Currently photographs of  ‘Pain and Memory “ are exhibiting under  the   invited category on World photography day celebration exhibition: “FRAMES-2020”- on-line global photography exhibition; Organized by Gayoor Art Foundation in India.Exhibition curated by  Naushad H Gayoor and Jeetin Rangher .Here is the link to see the online exhibition

http://www.gayoorartfoundation.com

Genre : Creative photography | Art Photography  | year 2019  | Canon 5 D Mark 111

Pain and Memory

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Self and ruined house in Northern province – Jaffna. How we became strangers to each other? 30 years of war disrupted the lives of the people in North and South. There are many untold stories that I am still searching through.  When the North transformed into a battleground, people left everything they possessed including land and houses to save their life. They lost their dwellings, their kids and relatives. They were living in refugee camps with numerous issues. …

‘Pain and Memory’  solo exhibition focused on displacement and disappearance in Sri Lanka. Currently photographs of  ‘Pain and Memory “ are exhibiting under  the   invited category on World photography day celebration exhibition: “FRAMES-2020”- on-line global photography exhibition; Organized by Gayoor Art Foundation in India.Exhibition curated by  Naushad H Gayoor and Jeetin Rangher .Here is the link to see the online exhibition

http://www.gayoorartfoundation.com

Genre : Creative photography | Art Photography  | year 2019  | Canon 5 D Mark 111

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A ruined house in Northern province Sri Lanka   and an image of mother holding a portrait of her disappeared son. Image captured at Killinochi protest when it completed 500 days  in 2018. Killinochchi protest  is among the five on ongoing peaceful protest carried out by the family members of disappeared  in Northern province in order to demand truth and justice. Family members of disappeared said that  they will keep searching their loved ones till the last breath. Even though some of the elderly family members are not in a good health both physically and mentally they still keep searching their loved once.

‘Pain and Memory’  solo exhibition focused on displacement and disappearance in Sri Lanka. Currently photographs of  ‘Pain and Memory “ are exhibiting under  the   invited category on World photography day celebration exhibition: “FRAMES-2020”- on-line global photography exhibition; Organized by Gayoor Art Foundation in India.Exhibition curated by  Naushad H Gayoor and Jeetin Rangher .Here is the link to see the online exhibition

http://www.gayoorartfoundation.com

Genre : Creative photography  | year 2019  | Canon 5 D Mark 111

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