Video recording of a two-day programme of talks held at Park Street Mews, Colombo, 6-7 July 2013, in conjunction with 'Open Edit: Mobile Library - from AAA to Raking Leaves'. 'Open Talk' is organised in partnership with Sri Lanka’s award-winning online journalism platform Groundviews. The forum brings together a number of speakers to discuss, present, and question the subject of the archive and its relevance to present-day society in Sri Lanka.

Set of 8 discs includes:

Saturday 6 July

Siting Research – Sabih Ahmed
Digital Traces – Sanjana Hattotuwa
Inheritance: the Burden of the Archive – Sharmini Pereira

Sunday 7 July
Noolaham Foundation – Sivananthamoorthy Seran
Spittel’s Travels and Other Stories – Dominic Sansoni
Archiving the Archivists in Jaffna: Material, Memory, and Loss – P. Ahilan
The Search for Lester James Peries’ Nidhanaya – Anomaa Rajakaruna
Closing song – Ajit Kumarasiri
Alternative title

Open Talk: Talks about the Archive

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Onsite

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Raking Leaves (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

Location code CDAAA.000789
Language

English

Keywords

archivetalkmemory

Publication/Creation date

2013

Video format

DVD

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1

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event photograph/recording

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