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A London based photographer, director and set designer capturing culture and community.

Mathushaa has worked with various commerical clients, however beyond her professionalism, she unfold important narratives that inspire progressive change within various cultural and creative communities to elevate stories of lived experiences and history that draw the viewer into a world of emotions, authenticity and representation. 


Authenticity and representation are important to her because of her parents’ upbringing and experiences during the Sri Lankan civil war, which took place from 1983 until now. The history of the war, their own personal suffering and experience led Mathushaa to share many untold stories. Portraying her subjects authentically through recent series' Not Just Brown, Not Just Indian, having showcase this project in various publications, billboards and solo shows.


Clients include AmazonGUAP, AdidasAterlier100 and Royal Court Theatre

Publications such as Creative LivesGlass Magazine, The Photographer's Gallerygal-dem, Hypebae​, Hypebeast, It's Nice That, The British Library 

Exhibitions such as Tate Britain, Rankin x Maryland Studio, Royal Greenwich Museums including billboards across the UK and a solo show with Bow Arts

EQ Available

- Canon 5D Mark IV, 24-105mm lens and 18-55mm lens

Hensel Porty Premium AS 1200 pack

- 2 x Hensel flash heads/ standard reflector disheswith modelling lamps & cables

- Sony HDR-CX405 HD Handycam

- Tethering, Laptop and Editing software

- Fujifilm Instax Mini 9 Instant Film Camera

- Godox TT600

- Neewer Dimmable Ultra High Power Panel x 2


Forbes 30 under 30 - Europe's Arts and Culture List 2024

The British Journal of Photography Vol 6 - Portrait of Britian 2023

D&AD New Blood Portfolio Winner 2023


Solo Exhibitions:

Bow Arts' The Lab Solo Show - ''Not Just Brown, Not Just Indian" (April - August 2023)

Toynbee Hall's Wall Projection ''Not Just Brown, Not Just Indian" (March - April 2023)

London Bridge Station "Art in the Underground" (May 2022)

Group Exhibitions:

The Photographer's GalleryPortrait of Britian 2023 (Feburary 2024)

The British Journal of Photography Vol 6 - Portrait of Britian 2023 (January - Feburary 2024)

Adidas x GUAP: Rebel to Revolutionise (December 2023)

Royal Maritime Museum: PIONEERS: A Renaissance in South Asian Creativity (October 2023 - March 2024) 

LCB DEPOT & FORMAT 2023 part of FORMAT Photography festival (March 2023)

Take More Photos x Outernet Global (July - November 2022)

Tate Collective: Finding Home (December 2021)

Photo Fusion UK's Salon 2021 (July - August 2021)

Clear Channel Gender Equality Artist-in-Residence Campaign, March 2021


Graduate Fashion Foundation: Beyond Graduation (February 2024)
UAL Camberwell: Foundation Talks: Next Steps (December 2023)

The Photography Foundation x Londnr: Image-Makers Fair (September 2023)

UAL LCF - Freelance Insights: Alumni panel + meet & greet (June 2023)

Surrey University - Women in Industry (March 2023)

Middlesex University - A guide to being self-employed (January 2023)

UEL's Shaping My Identity: What It Means to Be a South Asian Creative (September 2022)

Let's Chat

Mathushaa is available for photography and set design as well as, available for lecturing, mentoring & critiquing opportunities.



+44 79 847 99394

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