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.

 

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Let’s Talk: Chitra Ganesh 5:00 pm
Let’s Talk: Chitra Ganesh @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 4 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Participating artist Chitra Ganesh discusses her practice.
Music of Muziris: Arounds 7:00 pm
Music of Muziris: Arounds @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kerala-based band Arounds performs a concert
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Film Screening: ‘Kul Gov Garem’ 6:30 pm
Film Screening: ‘Kul Gov Garem’ @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
A screening of ‘Kul Gov Garem’ dir. Arif Mir, 13 mins, Kashmiri with English subtitles
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Film Screening: ‘Love Sonia’ 6:30 pm
Film Screening: ‘Love Sonia’
Jan 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Love Sonia, dir. Tabrez Noorani, 120 mins / Hindi with English subtitles
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Let’s Talk: Vijay Prashad and Sudhanva Deshpande 6:30 pm
Let’s Talk: Vijay Prashad and Sudhanva Deshpande @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Conversation around “Art and Politics in the Contemporary World”
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Muzica without Frontiers 6:30 pm
Muzica without Frontiers @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Music and conversation with producer Nicoleta Carpineanu
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Let’s Talk: Ramachandra Guha 6:30 pm
Let’s Talk: Ramachandra Guha @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Historian Ramachandra Guha presents ‘Eight Threats to Freedom of Expression in Contemporary India’.
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Let’s Talk: Richard Stallman 5:00 pm
Let’s Talk: Richard Stallman @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
American free software movement activist and programmer Richard Stallman presents “Computing, Freedom and Privacy”
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer to Never Play Football’ dir. Louis Myles 6:30 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Kaiser: The Greatest Footballer to Never Play Football’ dir. Louis Myles
Jan 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
First screening within the ‘Freedom Field’ cinema package curated by Faisal Khan.
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Artists’ Cinema: ‘Forever Pure’ by Maya Zinshtein 6:30 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Forever Pure’ by Maya Zinshtein
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Part of the ‘Freedom Field’ package curated by Faisal Khan.
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Artists’ Cinema: ‘Sudani from Nigeria’ dir. Zakariya Mohammed 6:30 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Sudani from Nigeria’ dir. Zakariya Mohammed @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Part of the ‘Freedom Field’ package curated by Faisal Khan.
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Let’s Talk: Tyler Coburn 5:00 pm
Let’s Talk: Tyler Coburn @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Artist and writer Tyler Coburn discusses his work ‘Ergonomic Futures’: genetic engineering, the founder effect, post-planetary living, and what constitutes the “human”.
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Just Charlie’ dir. Rebekah Fortune 6:30 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Just Charlie’ dir. Rebekah Fortune @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Part of the ‘Freedom Field’ package curated by Faisal Khan.
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Artists’ Cinema: ’17’ dir. Widad Shafakoj 6:30 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ’17’ dir. Widad Shafakoj
Jan 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Part of the ‘Freedom Field’ package curated by Faisal Khan.
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The SouthSide Movement: an Open Cypher 2:00 pm
The SouthSide Movement: an Open Cypher @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 20 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Breakdance and Hip-Hop crew Southside Bboys host an open Hip-Hop/Rap cypher
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Aedan’ dir. Sanju Surendran 6:30 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Aedan’ dir. Sanju Surendran @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
First screening of the ‘Young Malayalam Cinema’ package curated by CS Venkiteswaran.
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Artists’ Cinema: Bilathikuzhal dir. Vinu Kolichal 6:30 pm
Artists’ Cinema: Bilathikuzhal dir. Vinu Kolichal @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 21 @ 6:30 pm
A part of the ‘Young Malayalam Cinema’ package curated by CS Venkiteswaran.
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Artists’ Cinema: ‘Eeda’ dir. B Ajithkumar 6:30 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Eeda’ dir. B Ajithkumar @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 23 @ 6:30 pm – 6:18 am
Part of ‘Young Malayalam Cinema’ curated by CS Venkiteswaran.
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Artists’ Cinema: ‘Ee Ma You’ dir. Lijo Jose Pellissery 6:30 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Ee Ma You’ dir. Lijo Jose Pellissery
Jan 24 @ 6:30 pm – 6:21 am
Part of the ‘Young Malayalam Cinema’ package curated by CS Venkiteswaran.
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Artists’ Cinema: ‘Prathibhasam’ dir. Vipin Vijay 6:30 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘Prathibhasam’ dir. Vipin Vijay @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Part of the ‘Young Malayalam Cinema’ curated by CS Venkiteswaran.
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Artists’ Cinema: ‘S Durga’ dir. Sanalkumar Sasidharan 6:30 pm
Artists’ Cinema: ‘S Durga’ dir. Sanalkumar Sasidharan @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 26 @ 6:30 pm
Part of the ‘Young Malayalam Cinema’ curated by CS Venkiteswaran.
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Let’s Talk: Afrah Shafiq 5:00 pm
Let’s Talk: Afrah Shafiq @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Kochi-Muziris Biennale participating artist Afrah Shafiq presents ‘Re-imagining, Re-interpreting Re-mixing the Archive’
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Film Screening: ‘Squeeze Lime in Your Eye’ 6:30 pm
Film Screening: ‘Squeeze Lime in Your Eye’ @ Pavilion, Cabral Yard
Jan 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
A screening of ‘Squeeze Lime in Your Eye’ dir. Avijit Mukul Kishore,  on the art of Biennale artist Kausik Mukhopadhyay, English and Hindi (with English subtitles), 57 min
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Film Screening: ‘The Garden of Forgotten Snow’ 6:30 pm
Film Screening: ‘The Garden of Forgotten Snow’
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
A screening of ‘The Garden of Forgotten Snow’, on the art of Nilima Sheikh, dir. Avijit Mukul Kishore, English, 30 min
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