Category Archives: ARTS & CULTURE

Dai Xiang uses a contemporary narrative for a Chinese classic

Kochi: Giving an ancient Chinese painting a contemporary transformation through photographs, Chinese artist Dai Xiang , through his work ‘The new along the river during the Qingming festival 2014’ for KMB 2016, is piquing the interest of art lovers with its detailing and magnification of

KMB 2016 draws viewers into dynamic world of video and sound

39 out of total 97 artworks at Biennale are video installations Kochi, January 1: “Is that what I really look like?” the visitor is bound to ask at the video installation titled ‘Dream Stop’ at Durbar Hall, a venue of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) 2016.

 Issues about ecology, environment essential to art: Ravi Agarwal

Artist, environmentalist speaks on the sidelines of Kochi-Muziris Biennale Kochi: Artists have an important role in creating awareness about the destructive relationship between humans and nature that is triggering ecological disasters and can even lead to civilisational loss if not immediately rectified, says Ravi Agarwal,

Curating the Biennale has been a learning process: Sudarshan Shetty

Kochi: The evolution of Sudarshan Shetty’s curatorial vision for Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) 2016 and its relationship to his artistic practice formed the basis of an erudite conversation between Shetty and eminent philosopher Sundar Sarukkai here on Tuesday. Terming his curatorial impulse – as also the