Venuri Perera

Venuri Perera is a choreographer, performance artist, curator and educator from Colombo. A graduate of DAS Arts, Amsterdam, her solo and collaborative works have dealt with violent nationalism, patriarchy, border rituals, colonial heritage and class. She is exploring the power dynamics of gaze and anonymity through performative experiments in public space, galleries and theatres. Venuri conceived and curated the programmes of Colombo Dance Platform since 2016, with the support of the Goethe-Institut Colombo. She is a member of the multidisciplinary independent artist collective The Packet.