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Kashi Art Gallery is an old Dutch house converted by Anoop Scaria and Dorrie Younger, it opened in 1977 with an exhibition by Mr.C V Ramesh. Over the last 12 years Kashi Art Gallery and Café became the hub of Kochi’s contemporary art scene and the most popular hangout in the area for young locals an[...]



    Artist Interview: Nikhil Chopra | KMB 2014

    Nikhil Chopra speaks about how operating outside a studio, in live settings is central to his work. His performance consists of modifying the environment around him, usually with large drawings that envelop the audience and himself, but also mainly involve transforming himself, becoming different pe[...]

    Artist Interview: Sarnath Banerjee| KMB 2014

    Sarnath Banerjee makes the observation that the contemporary art-world invites works and practices from fields outside conventional art forms -- in his case, comics -- and how he is keen to make use of the opportunity afforded by the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 since the usual platforms for expressi[...]

    Artist Interview: Shanthamani Muddaiah | KMB 2014

    Shanthamani Muddaiah speaks of the centrality of the material of charcoal to some of her work. Charcoal best represents the transformation undergone by the city of Bengaluru, where new professionals talk of being 'burnt-out'. Charcoal also expressed the city's state of constant change, a permanent c[...]

    Artist Interview: Surendran Nair | KMB 2014

    Surendran Nair speaks about the scale he works with -- from the extremely small to large-canvas paintings; of how his usual workspace is the studio, but how the Biennale offers him both another workspace as well an exhibition site different from the gallery; and of how his paintings have been influe[...]

    Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2012 is now on Google Art Project

    December 12, 2013 – Do you want to revisit and experience the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2012? Thanks to Google Art Project potentially millions of people across the world can now virtually discover and explore India’s first biennale. With this the Kochi-Muziris Biennale becomes the world’s first and on[...]

    Jitish Kallat is the curator for Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014

    Kochi – November – 2013: The Hon. Mayor of Cochin, Mr. Tony Chammany, today officially declared the internationally acclaimed Indian artist, Jitish Kallat as the curator of Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014. Mr. Bose Krishnamachari, President of the Kochi Biennale Foundation, opened up the proceedings [...]

    Fields of Legibility: disciplines and practices of art writing in India

    Presented by Asia Art Archive, Co-hosted by Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2012 6 February 2013, 10am-5pm  Casino Hotel, Conference room, Willingdon Island, Kochi-3, Kerala, India   Free Registration on-site at Casino Hotel. Seats are limited: first come, first served. Enquiry: ,[...]

    Artist Namboothiri : "Biennale evokes a new visual experience"

    Artist Namboothiri says that the Kochi-Muziris Biennale challenges the "ways of viewing" and that these new sights challenges the viewer's responses. He also says that the Biennale is a success and that it will shine new light on other cultures. In his words "this Biennale made me realize that there[...]
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