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The first underwater painter in Ceylon

The first underwater painter in Ceylon, it’s hard to believe but this story happened 150 years ago. He used a special submarine to paint underwater life in the ocean… “…a strong header from the edge of the heavy boat brought me into the depth. Immediately I found myself in the diving bell; cautiously I slid inside and started breathing in the confined space, in which all the sounds had a benumbing

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Julian Fałat, to Ceylon and around the World

Julian Fałat, one of the most outstanding Polish watercolourist, traveled to Ceylon and around the World in 1885. It turned out to be the adventure of his life. He had studied painting at the Krakow School of Fine Arts and became its rector. He had studied in Zurich and Munich and became the court painter of the German Emperor. He had traveled around Europe and then went on a journey around

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My travel to Ceylon with Witkacy and Malinowski

At the beginning of 2020, the book “My journey with Witkacy and Malinowski to Ceylon” was published in Poland. Why did I write this book and what about the story exactly is ? Sri Lanka is my favourite place – it’s full of colours, smells, tastes and sounds. I have visited the island several times and got to know its centuries-old culture and admired the unusual exotic nature. Gifted with exceptional

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