Kasun Darshana is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Visual and Performance Arts in Colombo. His body of work contains conceptually mixed media collages, wherein he combines bits and pieces of maps and newspapers with rough splattered acrylic paint. Thin lines and thick dots of color itself resemble to abstract cartography or landscapes. The delicate use of gold to highlight his compositions is significant in his technique. The viewer is invited to discover the playfulness in his method. Beside his visual arts, Kasun Darshana is also involved in interactive performances.
Nuwan Nalaka is an emerging artist in Sri Lanka who is better known for his watercolour on paper works that the artist presented in solo exhibitions in Colombo, Galle and Kandy, prior to his departure to India. Nalaka has also participated in numerous shows in India since 2003. The artist is back after having completing his Masters in Fine Art at the Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkata, India. Of his time in India, Nalaka says, "This was an experience that was one of the most important for me to-date, moving from my native land to interact and understand modern Indian culture. Over the past decade I lived in an atmosphere where religion and culture differed greatly from Sri Lanka."