Raúl Zurita announced as first artist at Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016

“Saying no means killing yourself”- Deccan Chronicle

Zurita’s works in Malayalam soon- The Hindu

Chilean poet visits Biennale venues- The Hindu

Hot and Chilly- The New Indian Express

Of poetry that outlives tyranny… – Manorama Online

The relentless fundamentalist – The Times of India

Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016

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“The biennale has activated or refurbished new spaces for art: former warehouses (“godowns”), wharfs and factory buildings are filled with art.”

Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014

“If goodwill, imagination and commitment are markers of fortune, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 deserves to be a success.” – Rachel Spence, Financial Times

“This biennial is undeniably a symptom of the rapid change occurring throughout India. But unlike the onslaught of shopping malls, it provides a much-needed space for reflection on the global networks of transformation and circulation of which the subcontinent has long been a part.” – Erika Balsom, Art Agenda

“Letting go of your own knowledge or certitude is a great place to start on any journey, whether it be creative, political, or other.” Interview of Jitish Kallat in Ocula by Anabelle de Gersigny.

“Trade, travel, colonial conquest and cosmological inquiry: the 2014 Kochi-Muziris Biennale, curated by the artist Jitish Kallat, uses these histories as coordinates to guide an exploration into contemporary art production in India and around the world.” – Huffington Post

“Having drawn nearly 400,000 visitors during the first edition despite its relatively remote location, Kochi-Muziris is stoking even higher expectations for its second installment.” – Darryl Wee, Blouin ArtInfo

“A pool of dark water swirls in a terrifying spiral, never stopping, never emitting light. It looks black and bottomless…Yet this awe-inspiring phenomenon is an exhibit in an art gallery – the latest sublime spectacle from Anish Kapoor.” – Jonathan Jones, The Guardian

“The second edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale has on display 94 artists from 30 countries—masters, saboteurs, and experimentalists” – Rosalyn D’Mello, Open Magazine

“The Biennale has turned the entire city into one vast exhibition space.” – Sharmistha Ray, Mint

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale Take Two: Why We Need to Improve Arts Funding in India – Deepika Sorabjee, Art Slant

“The curator aimed to use the town as a debate and observation platform to investigate the “mysterious expedition of planet Earth”” – Giula Sartori Conte, The Courtald Institute of Art blog

“This timeless quality to the exhibits, the ability to trace an arc of history in a surprisingly comprehensible vernacular of contemporary art is one of the great strengths of the biennale.” – Rahul Jacob, Business Standard

Kochi-Muziris Biennale round-up – Wall Art Magazine

“The sense of space and time becomes apparent when you see the very first exhibit at Aspinwall…”  – Kushan Mitra, The Pioneer

“What makes Kochi-Muziris Biennale different from others around the world is its struggle for survival.” – Sabin Iqbal, Tehelka

“It is rare to find a collection of art works that is so covered in the mud and water of a land…” Charmy Harikrishnan, India Today

Anish Kapoor on his first site-specific installation in India, on money in art and his love for red – Mathew T George, The Week[email protected]@@&contentId=18188895

The youngest artist at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Unnikrishnan C talks about how walls don’t confine but liberate him instead – Shailaja Tripathi, The Hindu

“It is as a purveyor of ideas, of concepts and themes that Kallat sees his role as curator, a hat that the 40-year-old is wearing for the first time in his career.” – Gargi Gupta, DNA

From graffiti on public walls to installations on the beach, Kerala’s commercial capital has seen an explosion of crowds and colour as the Kochi-Muziris Biennale comes to town – Hindustan Times

Kochi Biennale 2014: Anish Kapoor’s installation ‘Descension’ stands out – Dileep Thekkethil, The American Bazaar