conceptual poetry

Since 2014, my artistic practice has become centered in approaches borrowed from the conceptual poetry tradition. All of my work begins with language, the first instinct is always poetic, and form emerges as I parse through language.

Image: "Revery", 2016
conceptual poetry installation for Colomboscope
photographed by Ruvin de Silva

projects

KACHA KACHA

Director and Curator

A night of uncensored, original, trilingual expression where poets, rappers and singer-songwriters come together at working class bars.

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Thattu Pattu

Project Coordinator and Co-Curator

Music from the fringes of Sri Lanka.
A project by Goethe-Institut Sri Lanka
and FOLD Media Collective.

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KANNOORU

Artist, Archivist and Researcher

Exploring Sri Lankan Sufi/Muslim identity, community, memory, erasure, ancestry and mysticism through sample-based music.

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publications

The Difference Is Spreading

Edited by Al Filreis and Anna  Strong Safford
Published by University of Pennsylvania Press

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Mathematics

Edited by Instigating Collaborative Study
Published by The Packet
Supported by Pro Helvetia New Delhi

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Letters Suffering

Edited by The Packet
Published by The Packet
Supported by Goethe-Institut

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artist resume

My artistic career has included festivals, residencies, installations, performances, poetry readings, music releases, publications and  collectives.

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work resume

My professional services include project coordination, creative writing, sub-editing, proofreading, and various roles in the  communications field.

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if you'd like to talk, write me an e-mail: imaad.majeed@gmail.com

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