This January I went to see Sukumaran’s paintings at the Campbelltown Arts Centre in Sydney. He had dedicated the last 72 hours of his life awaiting execution, to painting day and night.
When I stepped into Sukumaran’s posthumous exhibition called Another Day In Paradise I was no longer reading about this person in the news. I came face to face with Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan. Portraits of the nine scheduled for execution on April 29, 2015 greeted visitors at the door. Prison landscape and prison life were all featured. I wrote an article about the emotions that re-surfaced in me over the execution of Myuran and Andrew when I visited this exhibition. Click to read my article published by INDIAANYA