Category Archives: ARTS & CULTURE

Culture shapes the way we see the world: Vice President

The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari, has said that the culture shapes the way we see the world and it has the capacity to bring about the change of attitudes needed to ensure peace and sustainable development. Culture can be an important element

Biennale is irremovable from Kochi: MoMA Director Glenn D Lowry

Influential museum head commended KMB 2016’s spaces, curatorial vision after visit on Thursday Kochi: Describing the Kochi-Muziris Biennale as a landmark event in the contemporary art world, influential art historian and Director of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York Glenn D. Lowry

VR stories provide immersive 360° experiences to KMB 2016 visitors

Kochi: Urgent, yet ignored, stories from India’s hinterland are presented in a newly installed 360° virtual reality experience courtesy award-winning filmmaker Anand Gandhi at the ongoing third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB). As many as four short documentary films by independent filmmakers are being

Under three weeks to go, KMB 2016 plans to culminate with a flourish

Kochi: As the ongoing third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) inches toward a close on March 29, its last few weeks will feature an exciting line-up of performances, music concerts, film screenings among other not-to-miss events and experiences. Following public demand, the ‘Closing Week’,

In new book, MIT linguist expands the horizons of language analysis

Agreement Beyond Phi explores some of the unexpected structural similarities among languages by Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Many linguistics scholars regard the world’s languages as being fundamentally similar. Yes, the characters, words, and rules vary. But underneath it all, enough similar structures

KBF film package ‘Antiphon’ spotlights moving images and video art

Foundation partnered with art promotion agency LUX Scotland and  British Council to host unique Artists’ Cinema package Kochi: Exploring new perspectives and experimentation in cinema through moving images, imaginaries and titles, the Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) recently presented a unique film package of documentaries, animations and