Stilt Fishing - Midigama


Anuja Manchanayake

Lysterfield, Australia

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Small 23.1" x 16.4"
Medium 32.9" x 23.4"
Large 46.6" x 33.2"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border


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  • Printed on 185 gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut - refer to size chart for finished measurements
  • 0.19 inch / 0.5 cm white border to assist in framing

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Artist's Description

Stilt fishing is a traditional fishing technique of Sri Lanka, practiced mainly by a handful of fishermen along the picturesque coastal stretch between Unawatuna (near Galle) and Mirissa (off Weligama).

Here, the fishermen balance themselves on a cross bar (approximately 1 meter above the water) attached to vertical pole (stilt) lodged in the sea bed.

This photo was taken on a gloomy morning near Midigama, a small township between Ahangama and Weligama. The island in the background is called ‘Rendha-Gala’ and the legends have that a devil spirit has once used a granite bolder (which can still be seen near the right hand side end of the island) to weave laces!!

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