Sri Lanka 3 Years on
On his travels around the globe the 25-year-old award winning photographer and visual anthropologist James Morgan stopped over in Sri Lanka in early 2012.His ethnographic photo essay explores the multiple layers of reality that make up life in Sri Lanka today, three years after the war was ended.
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The highly aesthetic images often reflect a mixture of hope and pain that divides and unites people across regions and religious barriers.
It is a comprehensive visual introduction into the complex social and political realities that only needs a few intimate images to tell the moving human stories that take place daily across the island and are commonly left out the standard paradise imagery of boutique beaches, wildlife and ancient ruins.
written by Bounty Insideout/ Colombo