News & Updates

Masterclass Open Studios

Our Master Practice Studios with renowned sculptor Valsan Koorma Kolleri has come to an end, but you can still catch the students’ (and Valsan’s) work at Pepper House, Fort Kochi, until Sunday, July 8.
Opening Hours: 10 am – 7 pm
Some snippets of the workshop…

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Apply for Students’ Biennale 2018

OPEN CALL FOR APPLICATIONS “Making as Thinking” The third edition of the Students’ Biennale invites project proposals from young artists and collectives currently pursuing their BFA (third/fourth/final year) or MFA (first/second year) between the 15th of...

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KMB Exchange Spotlight: Fahad T E

Fahad T E, Operation Manager at Kochi Biennale Foundation, is off on an exciting trip to the United Kingdom, made possible by the New North and South network of organisations. The New North and South consists of eleven arts organisations from across the North of...

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Fellowship for Young Kerala Artists!

A fantastic opportunity for young artists from various disciplines: Kerala Department of Culture’s Diamond Jubilee Fellowship Program! “Fellowship Artists will be provided with a monthly payment of Rs. 10,000/- by the Department of Culture for a period of...

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KMB 2018: First Artist Announcement

It is with great excitement that the Kochi Biennale Foundation announces the first list of participating artists for the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale. In its title, the Biennale is an invocation of the latent cosmopolitan spirit of the contemporary metropolis…

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Comics Workshop with Orijit Sen

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Kochi Biennale Foundation invites applications for the Master Practice Studios non-fiction comics workshop led by Orijit Sen. The workshop will focus on creating visual narratives through the development of both story-making craft as well as...

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Pepper House Artists-in-Residence 2017

Mrinal Dey and Dharmendra Prasad are the Pepper House artists-in-residence for 2017. Their work over the course of the two-month residency, vastly different in theme and medium, is on view at Pepper House, Kochi. The Pepper House Residency is made possible with the...

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KPMG KMB Impact Study

KPMG, the international financial services firm, has finished its second report on the Impact of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale. The Report is an in-depth analysis of the far-reaching socioeconomic and cultural impact of the biennial exhibition, the Kochi Biennale...

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Varayude Penma

Varayude Penma was a 10-day residential art workshop at Pepper House, Fort Kochi for members of the Kudumbasree Mission. Around thirty women from all districts of Kerala were part of this workshop. Artists Valsan Kolleri, Jalaja PS, Jaya PS anchored the workshop, and...

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Arts & Medicine

The Arts & Medicine programme by the Kochi Biennale Foundation just celebrated its 200th event at the Government General Hospital, Ernakulam. The programme was set up with the belief that art and cultural interventions help soothe the heart and mind, especially...

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Biennale preparations have begun!

Work begins for the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018! KMB 2018 curator Anita Dube started her research travel with a trip in the ASEAN region from 21 August to 7 September. Partnering with the The Bali Purnati Center For The Arts, she went to Singapore and Indonesia,...

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Fundraiser Auction

The Kochi Biennale Foundation is gathering resources for 2018. Our main and only revenue generating effort is the Kochi Biennale Foundation/ Kochi-Muziris Biennale Fundraiser Auction, which is going to be conducted as a live and online auction on October 31st with our...

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Lulu Supports Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Art needs patronage, it needs encouragement, sustenance and consistent support, so ideas and inspiration can be realised. The Kochi-Muziris Biennale for one is such a vast undertaking of such immense proportions that it would be impossible to do without so many...

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Art Room

Much of what the Biennale is about goes back to our neighbourhood, its people, businesses and institutions> So we are so proud to announce our new art workshop beginning on September 15th for the students of Government HS LP School, Mattancherry. Spearheaded by our...

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Closing Week Performances at the Biennale

As the third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, curated by Sudarshan Shetty, comes to a close, we are glad to announce that some of our participating artists are back with their performances during these final days. In Aspinwall House, Anamika Haksar and Zuleikha...

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Abhishek Hazra presents Submergent Topologies Episode 2

Abhishek Hazra is back at the Biennale with his performance titled Submergent Topologies that will happen between 4th and 10th February, 2017. Submergent Topologies is a mobile lecture performance that uses the form of the guided tour. It reconfigures and subverts the...

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What happens under the Mango Trees at the Biennale?

ABC (Art by Children) Outreach powered by Merck, is the Kochi Biennale Foundation’s most dynamic education programme. This pioneering creative learning initiative evolves the current paradigms of arts education in India, in an effort to transform public, professional...

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Guided Walks at the Biennale

The Biennale Foundation has been making efforts to make its exhibitions accessible to a wide range of audience, especially the locals who may be new to contemporary art and international artists participating in the Biennale. One such initiative that began in 2016 is...

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