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Space Re.Gen. will feature the next generation of designers, who are constantly pushing boundaries in their own spaces. Located on the ground floor, Space Re.Gen will aspire and introduce you to the world of AOD, giving you a panoramic view from its Alumni to Grad School Students as well as CIT Kids. 

Arti.Facts on the 17th floor is a  panoramic display and point
of view of how artisans, artists, designers and brands come together through innovation and design to strengthen the journey of exports in Sri Lanka.

Encompassing art and retail, get a review into the creative industries that contribute to building the local creative identity and stabilizing the supply chain.
Arti.facts placed on the 17th floor allows you to grasp the creative export market in Sri Lanka and understand the narratives in

retail and also art in a cultural

and local context. 

The creative landscape is constantly unfolding and being reshaped and sustainability is a crucial touch point. In this space, on the 18th floor we’ll be looking at sustainable manufacturing ways and products for a better New Local.

The creative landscape is constantly unfolding and being reshaped and sustainability is a
crucial touch point.  In this
space on the 18th floor we’ll be having conversations, performances, sharing ideas and opinions, looking at sustainable
manufacturing ways and products for a better New Local. 

An explosion of senses, allow yourself to be stimulated within this space with the student council of AOD. A room of absorption and expression through music, dance, poetry, theatre and illustration. We will be exploring a whole new sensory experience on the 18th floor in the Boom.Room

An explosion of senses, allow yourself to be stimulated within this space with the student
council of AOD. A room of absorption and expression through music, dance, poetry, theatre and illustration.  It's a whole new sensory experience happening on the 18th floor.

An intellectual space that focuses on community and creativity. A panoramic discussion of creative views, ideas, opinions and critical analysis of the design world. A space that shapes the local creative community to sustain and participate in the global creative community. Taking place on the 18th floor.

An intellectual space that focuses on community and creativity. A panoramic discussion of creative views, ideas, opinions and critical analysis of the design world

.A space on the 18th floor that shapes the local creative community to sustain and participate in the global creative community. 

Design is all around us, and will continue to. Space Re.Gen. will feature the next generation of designers, who are constantly pushing boundaries in their own spaces. Located on the ground floor, Space Re.Gen will aspire and introduce you to the world of AOD, giving you a panoramic view from its Alumni to Grad School Students as well as CIT Kids and its Local School Clubs around the Island.

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Meet this year’s Emerging Design talent at the AOD Grad Exhibition 2022, and experience 360 degrees of panoramically new design and creation.

 

Take a look at the whole picture...plus a little more. At the full 360 degrees...plus one.

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MBFW Sri Lanka, will give you a panoramic view into the world of Fashion Design, Craft & Innovation, while highlighting the opportunities created beyond borders. 

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Think straight? No, think wide. Think up, think down, think sideways and around. Think panoramic. Think new. Think design.

CIT kids is opening up their space for all the little ones to show off their creative worlds. Register your child artist here!

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The Pearl Protectors along with CIT kids will conduct an awareness session on the impact from single use plastic and how an ecobrick can be built using household plastic waste. The workshop will consists of practical sessions and learning experiences on making creating items from ecobricks. 

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Sus.Tain on the 18th floor holds the design market which showcases brands that think about sustainability and even represent the New Local by creating and innovating from within.

The Pearl Protectors along with CIT kids will conduct an awareness session on the impact from single use plastic and how an ecobrick can be built using household plastic waste. The workshop will consists of practical sessions and learning experiences on making creating items from ecobricks. 

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Sustainability is a crucial touch point in all industries, and CIT kids is holding a workshop on producing eco-friendly Christmas trees for the future designers between the ages 3-6 and 7-12. 

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Use a canvas, create something bigger than yourself, take a full look at it. How do you feel?

CIT kids is working with 3-6 year olds and 7-12 year old to manage their expressive emotions with a splash of creativity.

Join us with Seema Omar, a counsellor who works with children, young adults, parents, teachers and care-givers as she talks about why it is essential to promote emotional management from a young age.

Every child is a creative but how many of us keep true to our creative selves as we grow older? 

CIT kids is talking about why it's important for creativity to be promoted from a young age. 

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A panoramic view of the local creative landscape. A space where artists, artisans and retail meet to shape and define the New Local identity. 

A curated selection of contemporary artworks of different artists, heritage crafts and artisans, as well as retail. 

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Creating from within requires creative with material available, join us to make origami, repurposing old news papers!

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Dr. Chris Doering is a researcher and co-project manager, who will be giving us a panoramic view into Eco-Social Innovation by Design from local and global perspectives. 

A panoramic view of the local creative landscape. A space where artists, artisans and retail meet to shape and define the New Local identity. 

A curated selection of contemporary artworks of different artists. 

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Pramodha Weerasekera is the Assistant Curator Education and Public Programmes at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Arts Sri Lanka.

 

Join us as she talks about How art and design play a part in cultivating cultural constructs in society.

A panoramic view of the local creative landscape. A space where artists, artisans and retail meet to shape and define the New Local identity. 

A curated selection of contemporary artworks of different artists. 

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Dr. Theonie Anthonisz, a medical professional and psychologist with local and international experience alongside Kalyana talks on how creativity can help emotional intelligence in children and the importance of it.

A panoramic view of the local creative landscape. A space where artists, artisans and retail meet to shape and define the New Local identity. 

A curated selection of contemporary artworks of different artists. 

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Circular Leap Forum is hosted by AOD along with the Embassy of the  Kingdom of Netherlands  with workshops by Certified CIRCO trainers and a panel discussion on circular design and sustainability. 

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A sonic performance by Ranjana Amaradeva and his team, creating sounds that continue to define and contribute to  the New Local identity.

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Experience the intellectual, innovative and futuristic work of the New Generation of creatives that work to define the New Local identity. 

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To sustain the future creative landscape how should creative education be brought forward? Should we work on nurturing creative education in general or create specialized institutes for it?

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How does design help conserve? Vinod Malwatte and Mika Tennekoon from The ParrotFish Collective talk about it at Design Katha.

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RE: create, RE: life

Take broken, discarded pottery and bring them to life at SLDF 2022.

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Meet designers from the industries over a cup of tea and coffee, for discussions, conversations and feel free to pick their creative brainds! 

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Take a break and join us on a Saturday morning for some stand-up comedy and original poetry! 

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Something exciting for you to take part in is 'JAM ROOM' happening in the Boom.room where we jam and create a track together!

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