Opening Week Schedule



Dec 08 - Dec 11, 2014 (Monday - Thursday)

Kathakali Festival heralding KMB 2014

Cultural Programme
6:00pm
Changampuzha Park, Edappally

Dec 11, 2014 (Thursday)

With Artistic Director, Jitish Kallat

Press Tour
11:00am onwards
Aspinwall

Dec 12, 2014 (Friday)

BMW Art Talk (by invitation only)

Seminars & Talks
9:00am - 11:00am
Cochin Club

Flag Hoisting Ceremony

Opening
12 noon
Aspinwall

Ho Rui An

Artist Performance
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Aspinwall - Pavillion

Official Lamp-lighitng Ceremony followed by Percussion Performance by Padma Shri Peruvanam Kuttan Marar along with 300 performers

Inauguration
6:00pm Onwards
Parade Ground

Dec 13, 2014 (Saturday)

Pepper House Residency Exhibition

Opening
10:30am - 11:30am
Mandalay Hall - Jew Town

"Artists Through the Lens" by Manisha Gera Baswani

Collateral Opening
11:30am - 12:30pm
Rose Bungalow - Princess Street

"Reading Room" curated by Amit Jain

Partner Project Opening
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Yousuf Gallery - Jew Town

Nikhil Chopra

Artist Performance
03:00pm (onwards for 52 hours)
Aspinwall

Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 by Kochi Biennale Foundation

Official Presentation
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Aspinwall - Pavillion

"Whorled Explorations" by Artistic Director - Jitish Kallat

Q & A Session

Curatorial Presentation
4:30pm - 5:00pm
5:00pm onwards
Aspinwall - Pavillion

Gujral Foundation

Special Presentation
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Aspinwall - Pavillion

"Art Interrupted" by Hattie Bowering - A documentary on Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2012

Screening
6:30pm onwards
Aspinwall - Pavillion

Dec 14, 2014 (Sunday)

Student's Biennale

Opening
9:30am - 10:30am
Mohammad Ali Warehouse - Mattancherry

History Now Series - "Terra Trema" conceptualised by Geeta Kapur

Seminars & Talks
11:00am to 4:30pm
Aspinwall - Pavillion

Marianne Burki in conversation Vidya Shivadas

Seminars & Talks
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Pepper House Library

"Ummijaan" curated by Nihaal Faizal

Partner Project Opening
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aasiya Bai Trust Hall - Mattancherry

Artists' Cinema Inauguration by Amol Palekar followed by opening film screening

Opening
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Aspinwall - Pavilion

Koodiyattam by Usha Nangiar

Live Performance
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Cochin Club

"Cosmology to Cartography" curated by Vivek Nanda and Alex Johnson

Partner Project Opening
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Heritage Arts - Jew Town

"Emerging Feminine" by Rashna Imhasly Gandhy

Book Launch
8:00pm - 8:30pm
Cochin Club

Dec 15, 2014 (Monday)

History Now Series - "Terra Trema" conceptualised by Geeta Kapur

Seminars & Talks
11:00am - 6:00pm
Aspinwall - Pavillion

Nikhil Chopra

Artist Performance
6:00pm (Closure)
Aspinwall

Artists' Cinema - Curated by Natasha Ginwala

Screening
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Aspinwall - Pavillion

Dec 16, 2014 (Tuesday)

Children's Biennale Inauguration by the parents of child prodigy Clint Edmund Thomas

Opening
10:00am - 11:00am
Cosmopolitan Cult - Jew Town

Inaugural Session: Let's Talk Series with Homi Bhabha

Seminars & Talks
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Aspinwall - Pavillion

Artists' Cinema - Curated by Natasha Ginwala

Screening
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Aspinwall - Pavillion

Dec 17, 2014 (Wednesday)

Art Education in India: A Survey

Seminars & Talks
11:00am to 1:00pm
Aspinwall - Pavillion

Let's Talk Series: Cartography - From Compass to Satelites

Seminars & Talks
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Aspinwall - Pavillion

Artists' Cinema - Curated by Natasha Ginwala

Screening
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Aspinwall - Pavillion