Venuri Perera

“As an artist working with the body, there is a lot that we can do, and also to do that responsibly, to do no harm”

Venuri Perera

Venuri Perera is a Colombo-based performer, performance artist and movement facilitator. Trained in Kandyan dance and is interested in the body as a “political provocateur”. We cover,

  • Work process
  • Reactions to meaningless movement
  • Forming a late night ritual
  • Building a culture of critique
  • Dance, mediation and Buddhism
  • Discovering the power of sensuality

“Sometimes I forget how powerful working with the body can be.”

Venuri Perera


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Matt Cornell is based in the Asia-Pacific region and grew up in Darwin, on Larrakia land. He works through dance, choreography, sound, photography, and discussion to question the arbitrary configuration of systems, and is passionate about overcoming cognitive bias... to ask better questions… to dissolve malignant social narratives.

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