WHAT’S ON

An essential part of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale is a dynamic range of ancillary programming. Please see the calendar below, regularly updated for the latest events, from talks, workshops, performances to film screenings. The schedule for ABC Art Room workshops at Cabral Yard can be accessed here. There is also open, spontaneous programming at the Pavilion that changes every day. A general daily timeline for these programmes is accessible here. Events are free and open to all unless otherwise stated.

 

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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Writing Workshop: Exchange and Flow 10:00 am
Writing Workshop: Exchange and Flow @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am
Participants must apply for the workshop. Applications are now closed.
Let’s Talk: Kaiwan Mehta 6:00 pm
Let’s Talk: Kaiwan Mehta @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Watcher: Contemporary India and the Poetics and Politics of Architecture
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Writing Workshop: Exchange and Flow 10:00 am
Writing Workshop: Exchange and Flow @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 2 @ 10:00 am
Participants must apply for the workshop. Applications are now closed.
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Writing Workshop: Exchange and Flow 10:00 am
Writing Workshop: Exchange and Flow @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am
Participants must apply for the workshop. Applications are now closed.
Disidentifications 4:00 pm
Disidentifications @ Admin Block, Aspinwall House
Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Conversations around everyday caste and queerness with Koonal Duggal, Chinju Ashwathi, Aleena Akashamittayi. At the Sweet Maria Monument by Aryakrishnan.
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“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 4 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Writing Workshop: Exchange and Flow 10:00 am
Writing Workshop: Exchange and Flow @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am
Participants must apply for the workshop. Applications are now closed.
5
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 5 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Writing Workshop: Exchange and Flow 10:00 am
Writing Workshop: Exchange and Flow @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 5 @ 10:00 am
Participants must apply for the workshop. Applications are now closed.
Let’s Talk: M Nandakumar and Kalpatta Narayanan 6:00 pm
Let’s Talk: M Nandakumar and Kalpatta Narayanan @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Kalidasante Maranam
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“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 6 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Let’s Talk: Women and Culture in Kerala 6:30 pm
Let’s Talk: Women and Culture in Kerala @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Organised with Kudumbashree
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“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 7 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Transfinite’ dir. Neelu Bhuman 7:00 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Transfinite’ dir. Neelu Bhuman
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Curator’s Selection (70 mins, English)
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“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 8 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Artists’ Cinema: ‘This Freedom Life’ dir. Priya Sen 6:30 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘This Freedom Life’ dir. Priya Sen @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
70 min, Hindi with English subtitles. Curator’s selection.
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“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 9 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Performance: Abhishek Hazra 6:00 pm
Performance: Abhishek Hazra @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Artist Abhishek Hazra performs ‘Almora Hegelians (try to) Hide Dead Dogs’
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Vasundhara’ dir. Ashok Ahuja 7:00 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Vasundhara’ dir. Ashok Ahuja
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
135 min, Hindi with English subtitles. Curator’s Selection.
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“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 10 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Let’s Talk: Dilip Menon 6:30 pm
Let’s Talk: Dilip Menon @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
On the Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Screening: Selections from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Recordings 7:00 pm
11
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 11 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Work in Progress’, dir. Anand Patwardhan 7:00 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Work in Progress’, dir. Anand Patwardhan @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 12 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Let’s Talk: Veer Munshi 6:00 pm
Let’s Talk: Veer Munshi @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Artist and Curator of Srinagar Biennale, Veer Munshi, discusses his practice
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Work in Progress’, dir. Anand Patwardhan 7:00 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Work in Progress’, dir. Anand Patwardhan @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 13 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Imaging India: Artist Documentaries 7:00 pm
Imaging India: Artist Documentaries @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Featuring films on the art of KG Subrahmanyan and Gulammohammed Sheikh
14
Imaging India: Artist Documentaries 7:00 pm
Imaging India: Artist Documentaries @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Featuring films on the art of Laxma Goud, Sheela Gowda, and Vivan Sundaram
15
Music of Muziris: Sarod 7:00 pm
Music of Muziris: Sarod @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Prattyush Banerjee accompanied on the tabla by Ishaan Ghosh, organised in association with First Edition Arts
16
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 16 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Music of Muziris: Folk Rock by Ronidkumar Chingambam 7:00 pm
17
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 17 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Performance: Pennorukkam 7:00 pm
Performance: Pennorukkam @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Theatre by Rangashree
18
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 18 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Music of Muziris: Threshold 7:00 pm
Music of Muziris: Threshold @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Pallavi MD and Bindhumalini Narayanaswamy
19
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 19 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
The Nawab’s Tears: A Reading 6:15 pm
The Nawab’s Tears: A Reading @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 19 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
Reading by Ajit Mani
Music of Muziris: Nostalgia 7:30 pm
Music of Muziris: Nostalgia @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Performance by Binu Koshy
20
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 20 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
21
Conference: Pedagogical In-Flux & the Art of Education
Conference: Pedagogical In-Flux & the Art of Education @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 21 all-day
A two-day public conference as part of Students’ Biennale 2018. More information: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/pedagogical-in-flux/
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance 7:00 pm
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Screenings curated by Sandeep Chatterjee
22
Conference: Pedagogical In-Flux & the Art of Education
Conference: Pedagogical In-Flux & the Art of Education @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Mar 22 all-day
A two-day public conference as part of Students’ Biennale 2018. More information: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/pedagogical-in-flux/
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance 7:00 pm
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance
Mar 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Screenings curated by Sandeep Chatterjee
23
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 23 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance 7:00 pm
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance
Mar 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Screenings curated by Sandeep Chatterjee
24
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 24 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance 7:00 pm
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Screenings curated by Sandeep Chatterjee
25
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 25 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance 7:00 pm
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Screenings curated by Sandeep Chatterjee
26
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 26 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance 7:00 pm
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance
Mar 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Screenings curated by Sandeep Chatterjee
27
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 27 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance 7:00 pm
Artists’ Cinema: Cinema of Resistance
Mar 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Screenings curated by Sandeep Chatterjee
28
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
“Energy: Yes! Quality: No!” by Thomas Hirschhorn
Mar 28 all-day
A critical workshop conducted by artist Thomas Hirschhorn. Requires registration. More details here: http://www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org/energy-yes-quality-no/
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