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The photographer Robert Polidori discusses his portfolio of photographs of sacred sites in Sri Lanka. None of these photographs have been published before.

Mr. Polidori will discuss his portfolio with Sri Lankan-born Dr. Palitha Kohona, Chief of the Treaty Section of the United Nations.

Robert Polidori was born in Montreal in 1951 and lives in New York City. He has exhibited photographs in Paris, Brasilia, New York, Los Angeles and Minneapolis.

He is Staff Photographer to The New Yorker, and has been featured in Geo, Architectural Digest Germany and Nest Magazine.

Mr. Polidori has received numerous honors, including a World Press Award for his coverage of the Getty Museum and two Alfred Eisenstaedt Awards for his work in Havana and Brasilia.


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