The art monograph ANOMA encapsulates fifty years of the work and life of Anoma Wijewardene, who is currently exhibiting at the Palazzo Bembo during the Venice Biennale 2019. An alumna of Central Saint Martins - University of Arts, London, Anoma has shown in several international galleries and she represented the South Asian region in the One Belt One Road 2016 exhibition at Sotheby's Hong Kong.
The book includes colour images of the paintings, alongside five essays and contributions from several renowned writers. It also documents the process with images from her sketchbooks, with collectors’ details, and a biography and chronology.
The book is edited by Richard Simon, designed in London by the Micha Weidmann Studio with art direction from Chris Sanderson of The Future Laboratory London and printed in Singapore. The monograph which is 34x26cm contains 252 pages, 188 colour images and 23 black and white images.
Professor Emeritus Gananath Obeyesekere - Princeton, USA
Jana Manuelpillai - The Noble Sage Collection, London, UK
Rosalyn d’Mello – Art Writer, New Delhi, India
Richard Simon – Writer & Editor, Sri Lanka
Professor Emerita Jane Rapley – Former Head of Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London, UK
Other contributors include: Ramya Chamalie Jirasinghe, Ameena Hussein, Ranjini Obeyesekere & Radhika Coomaraswamy.