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#Art4Mullivaikal commemorates Tamil genocide

Artwork: @mr_sj29 on Instagram

Artists from around the world have shared hundreds of pieces of art across social media this month, as part of project to mark 8 years since the massacre of tens of thousands of Tamil civilians by Sri Lankan security forces.

Artwork: @kirthy on Instagram Artwork: @saygi on Instagram

The project, started by students Sindhu and Sagi based in Europe, saw dozens of artists send in pieces to commemorate the thousands of Tamils who were killed in Mullivaikaal, the site of the Sri Lankan government's final onslaught during the end stages of the armed conflict in May 2009.

Poem: @heavydreamerxx on Instagram
Poem: @withrainpoetry on Instagram

Entitled #Art4Mullivaikal, paintings, poems and dance pieces, were amongst the hundreds of pieces of art shared on social media by artists from around the world.

Dance: @jkredu on Instagram
Artwork: @shawmy_02 on Instagram

“We want to unite and spread art work dedicated to the dead civilians,” said the artists in a post.

Vide: @saygi on Instagram

See more pieces of artwork under the #Art4Mullivaikal hashtag on Instagram here.

Artwork: @rajah_siyamala on Instagram Artwork: @__sinblack on Instagram
Artwork: @niryalu on Instagram Artwork: @jeyandan on Instagram