Category Archives: ARTS & CULTURE

 Koyikkal Palace Museum opened for public post refurbishment 

>>Built in the traditional Kerala ‘nalukettu’ style, the two-storey structure with sloping gabled roofs and spacious rooms laid out around an open central courtyard, the mansion was built for regent queen Umayamma Rani of Venad royal family in 17th century Koyikkal Palace, an architectural marvel situated

Sahapedia-UNESCO Fellowship available for projects in Malayalam

 >>Sahapedia.org, an open online encyclopaedic resource on Indian arts The second edition of Sahapedia-UNESCO Fellowship is now open for scholars who are interested in art and culture research but wish to document their projects in Malayalam. Sahapedia.org, an open online encyclopaedic resource on Indian arts,

I am +, a first-of-its-kind dance theatre on HIV in India

>>Arts met science to tell the story of those living with HIV and those who have been striving to find a cure, this HIV Vaccine Awareness Day (18th May)   In a breakthrough effort to communicate science through the creative arts, the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative

Artists help kids to learn the ropes at KBF art camp

 >>The Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) had conceived and structured the camp as a platform to help children to have free play of their creative talent and imagination through the guidance of practising artists    For young Aman Yahya, this summer has been a season for

Make museums visitor-friendly: Expert

>>Elaborating the idea, he said putting signages, universal designs, braille labels where the blind can touch and feel the documents and exhibits will  improve the footfalls to the museums Noting that the role of the museums are being underplayed,  a  leading expert  on the subject  has said that there is

Need to raise voice against growing censorship: artist B V Suresh

>>The artist was speaking at the ‘Let’s Talk’ programme organised by Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) here on Thursday Raising serious concerns over the spectre of censorship that is stifling creativity and suppressing dissenting voices, renowned artist and art educator B V Suresh said it is