OPEN EDIT – Archiving Sri Lanka’s books on art, a project by Raking Leaves and Art Asia Archive

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Sri Lanka has launches it’s first contemporary art resource collection after a three month project with Hong Kong;s Asia Art Archive. For three months in 2013, Jaffna residents in Sri Lanka have had access to books from Asia Art Archive’s collection as part of the Hong Kong organisation’s Mobile Library project. The Library will return to Hong Kong in July 2013, but local organisation Raking Leaves aims to extend the project by establishing Sri Lanka’s first contemporary art archive.

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http://artradarjournal.com/2013/06/14/artists-and-archives-how-art-books-are-inspiring-sri-lankas-young-contemporary-artists/?from=feedblitz_403966_4607169

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