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2014 Fall Travel Grant Recipient 

Artistic Leaders, Dic Wheeler and Marcella Trowbridge of ARTFARM (Middletown, CT) traveled to Sri Lanka to work with Sri Lankan artist, Gayathri Khemadasa. Together they workshopped and created original performance works with under-served populations utilizing physical theatre techniques, circus disciplines and traditional sound and music pathways.

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Tip-Guide for Planning an Artistic Collaboration/Exploration to a Developing Country

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1.) A moving collection of photos from a performance of the Generative Piece, ‘When Caged Birds Sing,’ worked on in Sri Lanka with Sri Lankan artists and ARTFARM company members.  Performed for an audience of 500 people. Set to music by Premasiri Khemadasa. About six and ½ minutes

2.) Television interview with ARTFARM Artistic Director, Marcella Trowbridge, and Sri Lankan artists and collaborators, Gayathri Khemadasa and Mahesh Umagiliya, broadcast live on Sri Lankan national television. Approximately 25 minutes

3.) A dip into the ARFARM journey in Sri Lanka through their blog

https://artfarmsrilanka.wordpress.com/

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CONTACT INFORMATION

www.art-farm.org
info@art-farm.org

860.346.4390

119 Highland Avenue
Middletown, Connecticut 06457

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

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