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Luka Alagiyawanna

Photographer in Colombo

Finding Identity In Between Two Places

PRESENTED ON FEB 22, 2015
IN COLOMBO @ VOL 4

Photographer Luka Alagiyawanna speaks about how belonging to two very different countries and cultures has influenced her life and work.

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Who before What, Identity before Purpose

BY BEN HODSON
@ VOL 2 ON JUN 05, 2014

Ben Hodson asks us to focus on our identity over other definitions. Be defined by who you are not what you do and your work will flow from that.

 

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BY JULIA KEIL
@ VOL 26 ON DEC 01, 2015

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@ VOL 148 ON JUN 22, 2017

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