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Shenali Perera

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, HealthwayAct-Belong-Commit, the City of Mandurah and the City of BayswaterBackstories was a one day multi-sited storytelling festival located in the suburbs of Western Australia held on March 14 2020.

Shenali Perera is a creative writer, storyteller, artist, boxer and backyard comedian (her family would tell you). Born in Sri Lanka, Shenali grew up in the suburbs of Gosnells and Southern River, and remembers a time when her life in Australia stretched only as far as the Carousel Shopping Centre and Gosnells Library. Currently studying her Masters in Human Rights, Shenali is passionate about intercultural dialogue and connecting all the vibrant communities around her to each other.

Shenali is smiling at the camera and is photographed on a lovely board walk

Copyright © 2020 Shenali Perera.

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


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