NEWS & UPDATES

Opening Week Programmes

An essential part of Kochi-Muziris Biennale is a wide range of ancillary programming, from talks, seminars, to film screenings, and music performances. Kochi Biennale Foundation is proud to announce the opening week programme for the fourth edition of Kochi-Muziris...

Students’ Biennale Participants

Kochi Biennale Foundation is proud to announce a full list of participating student-artists for the third edition of Students’ Biennale. The list of participants and their institutions is available here. They will soon travel to Kochi to install their work...

Let’s Talk: Vicky Roy

4 pm, Saturday, 3rd November Pepper House, Fort Kochi Vicky Roy is a participating artist in the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018. Please join us for an evening of discussion, where he will discuss his practice and more recent works. All are welcome. Originally from West...

Art Rises for Kerala

Kochi Biennale Foundation announces ARK (Art Rises for Kerala) in collaboration with SaffronArt, a live auction of modern and contemporary art that will be held on January 18, 2019, in Kochi. With great generosity, over 40 Indian and international artists will...

50 Days to go!

Production is in full swing as we gear up for the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale. The 2018 edition is curated by Anita Dube, and features an exhibition, pavilion, and an ancillary programme of talks, workshops, film screenings, and music. See you in Kochi!

Remembering Anoop Skaria

We mourn the loss of Anoop Skaria, a friend of the Foundation and an important contributor to the cultural life of Kochi. Anoop, along with his wife Dorrie, founded Kashi Art Cafe in Fort Kochi, a space that supported many local and other artists in their careers....

Statement from the Foundation

The Managing Committee of the Kochi Biennale Foundation met on October 19, 2018 to discuss the allegation raised in the media against Riyas Komu. Though the Foundation has received no formal complaint, we are collectively committed to ensuring zero tolerance to any...

Let’s Talk: Barthélémy Toguo

5.30 pm, Wednesday, 17th October Pepper House, Fort Kochi ArtistBarthélémy Toguo is currently on Kochi, creating work on-site for Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018. Please join us for an evening of discussion, where he will discuss his practice and more recent works. All...

Volunteer at Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Call for Applications Kochi-Muziris Biennale would not be possible without a team of dedicated volunteers. Apply now to be a part of the fourth edition! Duration: November 2018 – March 2019 Applications Accepted until November 7, 2018 Volunteers must exhibit diligence...

Artist Presentation by Anton Kats

Join us for a Let’s Talk session with Pepper House artist-in-residence, Anton Kats. Anton Kats is an artist and musician from Kherson, South-Ukraine. Born into the family of a WWII wireless radio operator, Kats’ practice derives from informal everyday relationships...

Remembering Chris Mann

It was with great sadness that we heard of Australian artist Chris Mann’s recent passing. Chris was a participating artist in forming in the pupil of an eye, the 2016 edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale. His captivating sound work, speaking is difficult, as...

Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life

Kochi Biennale Foundation is pleased to share a curatorial note for the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, along with an expanded list of participating artists. The main exhibition, along with an ancillary programme of talks, seminars, workshops, film...

Artist Presentation by Lisa Premke

Join us for a Let’s Talk session with Pepper House artist-in-residence, Lisa Premke. Lisa Premke’s practice involves taking apart discarded systems and using their elements for a material translation, materialising in acoustic objects and site-specific...

Graffiti Projects: Call for Applications

We are accepting applications for graffiti art projects at the Pepper House Residency. The present residency call invites artists to mediate within the public form of the city of Kochi. Applications should establish previous graffiti or street art work of sufficient...

SaffronArt Stands with Kerala

From 29-30 August, StoryLtd by SaffronArt will host a 24-hour online fundraiser auction to support relief efforts for those affected by the disastrous floods in Kerala. All proceeds will be given to the Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund. The auction will consist of 32 works. For more…

Art Mediation Programme 2018

Applications are invited to the Art Mediation Programme at the 2018 Kochi-Muziris Biennale. The function of the mediation team will be to facilitate contact with the artworks at the Biennale exhibition for the visitors. Responsibilities include conducting guided tours...

Kerala Flood Relief Efforts

DONATION RESOURCES Recently, unprecedented floods in many parts of Kerala have devastated the landscape – destroying homes and livelihoods, displacing thousands, and taking many lives. These are the worst floods the state has seen in the last century. Kochi Biennale...

Lisa Premke at Pepper House

Artist Lisa Premke, as part of the Pepper House Residency, has begun exploring the studio space and the Fort Kochi area. “I have been observing the soundscape and hope to create a work around that. I come from a place with extreme temperature differences...