Kochi Muziris Biennale 2016 -
Third edition of
India's first art biennale 12 december 2016 to 29 th March 2017
As many as 97 artists from 31 countries straddling numerous
disciplines like art, literature, poetry, theatre, performance
art, music, cinema, sculpture, and video and audio installations
will be part of the edition curated by artist Sudarshan Shetty on
the theme of ‘forming in the pupil of an eye’
are the Aspinwall House, the Cabral Yard ,
Pepper House, David Hall, Kashi Art Cafe, Kashi Art Gallery, MAP
Warehouse, Anand Warehouse, TKM Warehouse, and Cochin Club located
between Fort Kochi and Mattancherry, the Durbar Hall Art Gallery
in Ernakulam, and Kottappuram Fort ( from the
Eight of the 36 participating artists are from Kerala,
writer Anand, illustrator Bara Bhaskaran, political cartoonist
E.P. Unny, architect Tony Joseph, and muralist P.K. Sadanandan,
besides C. Bhagyanath, K.R. Sunil and T.V. Santhosh.
Location: Kochi is a major town / district headquarters
of ernakulam district of kerala state in India south Asia.
The Kochi Biennale is the only destination in the country mentioned in the ‘13 cultural events to be seen'—of Forbes, ‘45 places to go in 2012'—New York Times and ‘Top 3 tourist destinations for 2012 ‘ of British Airways High Life .
The 2014 edition enjoyed the support from the diplomatic missions of Mexico, Canada, Norway, the United Kingdom, Japan, France, Australia, Germany and the Netherlands, to name a few. The Canadian Art Council, the British Council, the Japan Foundation, the Australian Art Council and the Goethe Institute
The forthcoming edition will enjoy
support from the diplomatic missions of Mexico, Canada, Norway, the
United Kingdom, Japan, France, Australia, Germany and the
Netherlands, to name a few. The Canadian Art Council, the British
Council, the Japan Foundation, the Australian Art Council and the
Kochi Muziris Biennale 2012
Nearly 80 artists from 35 countries would take part in the Kochi Muziris Biennale which is being held for the first time in the country.
The show would go on till March 13, 2013 and would be a major event in the art calendar for both art novices and veterans alike