Dr. Rajani Thiranagama's Portrait
The University of Jaffna Teachers' Association displays the portraits of deceased university academics in the Senior Common Room. When an academic or ex-academic dies, a commemoration event is organized by the Association and afterwards the portrait of that person displayed in the Senior Common Room.
Land Commission Meeting in Northern Sri Lanka
Mahendran Thiruvarangan was part of a land commission initiated by an umbrella organization that works on land related issues known as People's Action for Right to Land. This photo was taken when a Muslim woman in Mullaitivu spoke about the challenges she faces in re-claiming her land following her return to Mullaitivu.
Mahendran Thiruvarangan Performing as Lago in Shakespeare's Othello
A stage performance of Othello in which Mahendran Thiruvarangan ('Thiru') acted as Iago in Shakespeare's Othello when he was fifteen years old at Jaffna College. Jaffna College is discussed in detail during Thiru's interview for the Archival Creators Fellowship project on Ilankai Tamil Feminism, for which Thiru is also an advisor.
Online Launch Event of Ninaivu: Tamil Memory Archive
This video is of the virtual launch event for Ninaivu: Tamil Memory Archive, where Aanjali Allegakoan facilitates a discussion with panelists D'Lo, YaliniDream, Thiviya Navaratnam, and Sunthar Vykunthanathan.
The caption reads:
"..The July 1983 massacres took place over the course of several days. After the first wave of violence, rumors were spreading that the Tigers were coming to Colombo. That’s when things got really bad.
Oral History Interview with YaliniDream
YaliniDream is an Ilankai Tamil American performing artist, facilitator, cultural practitioner, an organizer, a somatics practitioner, and a consultant who has experiences in justice and anti-oppression work globally.