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London based art collector Jana Manuelpillai has had a varied and colourful career in the arts and several world-renowned institutions. Born in Wembley and hailing from Sri Lanka, Jana is an art historian by trade with a BA in art history and English literature and a MA in the study of museums and galleries. He […]

Co-founder & creative director of the S Movement, Tamil-American Smrithi Ram explains why its important for communities to embrace diversity and cultural variety. At Tedx, held at the University of Cincinnati where she is a senior studying psychology, she speaks about her experiences with racism, cultural detachment, and her own identity explorations. Like many first […]

Tamil is one of the very few languages of the world with a classical past and a robust literary tradition that has continued to this day. Despite many foreign occupations of the Tamil country and other outside influences, this noble language has always shined, producing vibrant literature for over 2 thousand years. Why are Tamilians […]

The first time I’d ever heard of Diluckshan Jeyaratnam was two years ago when my cousin sent me a YouTube link to his cover of “Sollamal Thottu Sellum Thendral”. Admittedly, I tend to not be the biggest Tamil music fan, but that cover got to me somehow. There was something oddly mesmerising and pure about […]

Shankari Chandran was raised in Canberra, Australia. She spent a decade in London, working as a lawyer in the social justice field. She eventually returned home to Australia, where she now lives with her husband, four children and their cavoodle puppy, Benji. In January 2017, she published her first book with Perera-Hussein, Song of the […]