Abdul Halik Azeez


Abdul Halik Azeez trained as a journalist, economist and linguist before migrating to becoming an artist. His work investigates connections between colonialism, neoliberalism, contemporary culture and the self within modernity. He is particularly interested in post-war urban transformations and ethnic relations in Colombo and Sri Lanka. He has presented solo exhibitions at the Saskia Fernando Gallery Colombo. And has most recently exhibited his work at Alserkal Avenue Dubai (2020), Serendipity Arts Festival Goa (2019), Colomboscope (2019), Ishara Foundation Dubai (2019) and Karachi Biennale (2019). Halik also works with the Sri Lankan artist collective The Packet.