NEWS & UPDATES

ARK Auction Preview

Art Rises for Kerala Auction Showcases Masterworks for Post-Flood Aid A Preview Exhibition in Support of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund Opens to the Public Kochi Biennale Foundation has opened a preview exhibition for works that will be part of the ARK relief...

Let’s Talk: Gautam Bhan

A Brief Reflection Eminent activist, writer, and researcher Gautam Bhan presented a talk at the Biennale Pavilion on December 24. The talk, which was centred around what queerness can mean politically and socially for India, was equal parts informative, humourous, and...

Biennale Guided Tours

In addition to the wall text and short guide, part of the interpretative scheme of the 2018 edition includes tours by Art Mediators, specially trained over months by the Kochi Biennale Foundation team. Free Public Tours take place every day in English and Malayalam at...

Listen: Safina Radio Project

Throughout the 108 days of the Biennale, Safina Radio Project will be broadcasting audio content prompted by the site, content and curatorial premise of Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018. Itinerant online broadcasting platforms, each edition...

Remembering Tushar Joag

Kochi Biennale Foundation is deeply saddened to hear that contemporary artist, our friend and peer, Tushar Joag has passed away. Tushar was born in Mumbai in 1966. He graduated in Sculpture from Sir J. J. School of Arts in 1988, which was followed by a Masters in...

Insurrections Ensemble

The Insurrections Ensemble, a collection of poets and musicians from India and South Africa, has been working for the last five years on understanding the relationship between word, voice, expression and sound around shared social and political concerns between the...

ABC Ola-Kalari Workshop

All are welcome to join the public workshop at Cabral Yard Artroom on Ola-Kalari. The workshop will run all day on the 18th-19th December. All ages interested in the traditional coconut-leaf weaving style are welcome. December 18 workshop is sponsored by Master...

Pass: IBA Journal

The International Biennial Association (IBA) is pleased to announce the release of the inaugural issue of its journal, entitled Pass. This annual publication aims to bear witness to the critical and experimental role of contemporary art biennials around the...

Detention of Tania Bruguera

On Monday, December 3rd, Tania Bruguera, Michel Matos and Amaury Pacheco OmniPoeta were arrested. Bruguera was arrested in her home in Old Havana, while Matos and Pacheco were arrested outside the headquarters of the Ministry of Culture in Havana, when they tried to...

ABC Art Room

Kochi Biennale Foundation has opened a new model for primary education by launching its Art Room programme that aims to foster artistic thinking and experimentation in children across Kerala. KBF president Bose Krishnamachari and secretary Sunil V inaugurated the……

Apply for Video Lab!

Call for Applications! Applications invited for the post of Assistant Photographer and Assistant Videographers at the Video Lab of the Kochi Biennale Foundation. Candidates will assist in documenting the making and experience of the Biennale, events, artist...

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

INTERNATIONAL ART AUCTION Kochi Biennale Foundation announces ARK (Art Rises for Kerala), an effort to bring together the Indian and international community to aid Kerala in its time of need. The first phase of ARK was a major auction of modern and contemporary art,...

13 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...