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Anju Sivarajah

Backstories was a one day multi-sited storytelling festival located in the suburbs of Western Australia. Funded by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

Funded by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, Healthway, Act-Belong-Commit, the City of Mandurah and the City of Bayswater, Backstories was a one day multi-sited storytelling festival located in the suburbs of Western Australia held on March 14 2020.

Anju Sivarajah is a storyteller born in Sri Lanka and predominantly raised in Australia. Anju was a witness to extreme violent genocide in Sri Lanka when she was 5 years old. In her story, she reflects on the effects of Sri Lanka’s civil war, and her mixed Sinhalese, Burgher and Tamil heritage.

Photo of Anju Sivarajah, Zoe Warwick, and Holden Sheppard at Backstories in North Perth

Copyright © 2020 Anju Sivarajah.

This story and corresponding images have been licensed to the Centre for Stories by Anju Sivarajah. For reproduction and distribution of this story/image please contact the Centre for Stories.


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