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Kerala Tourism’s Muziris Heritage Project wins PATA Gold Award

Kerala Tourism has bagged this year’s prestigious Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Awards for its Muziris Heritage Project in the 'Heritage & Culture’ category....

Dated: July 20, 2015

Sudarshan Shetty is Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 Curator

Sudarshan Shetty, widely recognized as one of India’s most innovative contemporary artists, is the Curator for the third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016....

Dated: July 15, 2015

INTIMATIONS, OF A REVOLUTION

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale is central to the modernising project of Kerala, its society, culture, and civilisation, says noted Malayalam writer, critic, and thinker PAUL ZACHARIAH. ...

By: K.G. SREENIVAS              Dated: March 22, 2015

Malayalee artist Madhusudhanan and Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective to feature in Venice Biennale

Kerala artist Madhusudhanan and Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective, who feature in the ongoing second edition of the exhibition, have been selected to display their artworks in the upcoming Venice Biennale....

Dated: March 12, 2015

Special edition of Creative Brands released at Kochi-Muziris Biennale

In the presence of a distinguished gathering, President of Kochi-Muziris Biennale Foundation Bose Krishnamachari, Artistic Director & Curator Jitish Kallat, and Director of Programmes Riyas Komu today released a special...

Dated: March 08, 2015

Celebrating relief through Biennale Arts & Medicine

For filmmaker-producer Amal Neerad it was a moment redolent with nostalgia. ...

Dated: February 11, 2015

Kochi-Muziris Biennale “world-class”: Menlo Park Mayor

The Mayor of California’s Menlo Park hailed the Kochi-Muziris Biennale Foundation for “putting up a world-class exhibition that is comparable to London’s Tate gallery” and offered support, including organising a...

Dated: February 08, 2015

Biennale not government obligation alone

Well-known entrepreneur Yusuffali M.A., the Managing Director of the Emke LuLu Group, today donated Rs. 5 million to the Kochi Muziris Biennale Foundation while committing to offer Rs. 10 million...

By: CREATIVE BRANDS             Dated: February 06, 2015

Public spaces, democratic art

New approach to commissioning art in Europe devolves power to people in initiating public installations and discourse on art and its purpose ...

Dated: January 24, 2015

Biennale gives Kochi art residency

It’s a Mattancherry, at a stone’s throw from Aspinwall House, the main venue of the 108-day exhibition, is hosting an exhibition which reveals how a team of artists in Germany...

Dated: January 23, 2015

Behind the scenes

Young and eclectic 24x7 team makes biennale a memorable experience...

Dated: January 21, 2015

Stand in solidarity with this defeated writer: N. S. Madhavan

‘No writer or artist should have such a fate as that of Perumal Murugan. It’s like a painter burning his canvas...’ ...

By: K.G. Sreenivas             Dated: January 17, 2015

Public-private partnership key to funding arts: Tharoor

Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, who was visiting the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) 2014 today, hailed its organisers “for the interest it has generated among the common people” and said that...

Dated: January 10, 2015

The art of the inappropriate

The atmosphere is riven — with frisson. There is an air of suspended animation. It's four in the afternoon....

By: K.G. Sreenivas             Dated: January 10, 2015

Eroticism, a flashback...

It was once part and parcel of Malayalam cinema — the classic ‘kuli scene’ or ‘shower scene’. And the success of many a commercial films depended on the number of...

Dated: January 07, 2015

Mesmeric, Transient

It’s a toy train at the heart of it all. Casting giant shadows several times larger than itself and unspooling magic... Inside the dark room is a barely visible little...

Dated: January 06, 2015

Collateral show ‘Janela’ offers glimpses into shared histories of Kerala and Goa

‘Janela: Migrating Forms and Migrating Gods’, a collateral show at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB), is a window on the Museum of Goa (MoG) that artist Subodh Kerkar is setting up...

Dated: January 05, 2015

Corporates need to give more to art

The biennale has evolved, from the last edition to the current one, there has been a sea change,” says Sangita Jindal, the Chairperson of the JSW Foundation, who was visiting...

Dated: January 05, 2015

‘Awe-inspiring’, say children

For artistically inclined children visiting the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) 2014, the scale of the works and the materials used are most awe-inspiring....

Dated: January 02, 2015

Biennale ‘intelligent, audacious’, says international health expert

International health expert Dr. Iva Fattorini, who was instrumental in inspiring the organisers of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) to launch a weekly music programme February last, called the exhibition “courageous...

Dated: January 01, 2015

Shaji N. Karun shoots film on artist Namboodiri

Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) 2014 venues came in ideal for well-known film director Shaji N. Karun to shoot a documentary on celebrated artist Namboodiri. ...

Dated: January 01, 2015

When art and the ailing met...

Ever since Kochi Biennale Foundation launched the Arts and Medicine project eleven months ago, Australian Daniel Connell has fascinated the patients by drawing their portraits with exceptional dexterity and ease,...

Dated: December 31, 2014

KMB ’14 a must-visit for families, visitor numbers rise to 75,000

Nearly three weeks after the festival was thrown open to the public, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) 2014 has registered an impressive footfall, totalling nearly 75,000 at its seven Fort Kochi...

Dated: December 31, 2014

Biennale to showcase 7 debut films produced by novel fund-raising techniques

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale will welcome the New Year by ushering in a unique chapter in Malayalam cinema. ...

Dated: December 29, 2014

KBF commissions ‘Pappanji’ for year-end celebrations

The Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) is organising the traditional ‘Pappanji’ celebrations for 2014 at Fort Kochi beach carnival where thousands of people, including foreign tourists, gather annually to mark the...

Dated: December 27, 2014

India’s only maritime theatre stages maiden Hindu story

India's only surviving maritime theatre Chavittunatakam that traditionally employs Biblical themes saw the pioneering presentation of a Hindu-mythology story, courtesy the ongoing Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB)....

Dated: December 27, 2014

Young Kashmiri student artists ‘recreate’ works damaged by flood

A simple title ‘Institute of Music and Fine Arts, Kashmir’ describes a set of works at the Kochi Muziris Biennale (KMB). The exhibits have been painstakingly brought back to life...

Dated: December 21, 2014

Free Mondays to KMB ’14

Starting January and set to last for the course of the exhibition till end-March, people will get free entry to the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 on the day....

Dated: December 20, 2014

Young volunteers lend artful face to Biennale Foundation office

The Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) has conjured up a longish, multi-hued graffiti across its boundary wall, due, in large part, to a youngsters’ movement dedicated to developing and fostering a...

Dated: December 18, 2014

Unique show of rare India maps of 16th & 19th centuries

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) unveiled a unique collection of museum-quality maps of India from the 16th to the 19th centuries. It was a first-of-its-kind public exhibition in the country in...

Dated: December 17, 2014

Kochi Muziris Biennale 2014 - Artist Cinema

MY FATHER IS STILL A COMMUNIST...

Dated: December 16, 2014

Performances, children's art, seminar light up Biennale Day 3

Children from local schools painted under the guidance of veteran Malayali sculptor Balan Nambiar at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale on Day 3. A two-day international seminar concluded the same day just...

Dated: December 13, 2014

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