Category Archives: ARTS & CULTURE

Biennale facilitated emergence of viable art space in region: Riyas Komu

Conference titled ‘Art, Body, Thought: Expressions’ sees discussion on thought-provoking topics Kochi: The Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) has facilitated both a rise to primacy for art in Kerala and the consequent return of artists to the region, observed eminent artist and Biennale co-founder Riyas Komu at

Giant public toilets made from paper at Aspinwall House

KMB 2016 artist Dia Mehta Bhupal’s paper-mache installation, photo-prints are drawing crowds Kochi, Jan 08: A ‘public restroom’ has been attracting a lot of attention at Aspinwall House. The facility is, in fact, a life-like installation by artist Dia Mehta Bhupal, who uses repurposed paper

‘Payyunur Charadukuthi Kolkali’ enthralls visitors at KMB 2016

Performance of centuries-old Kerala folk art form conducted at Aspinwall House on Saturday Kochi: A folk art form once thought to be dying out due to lack of interest livened up proceedings at Aspinwall House Saturday evening. The hour-long performance of ‘Payyunur Charadukuthi Kolkali’, a

New Delhi World Book Fair to celebrate women writings

New Delhi World Book Fair will have ‘Manushi’ as the Theme of this year, which will focus on writings on and by women; and will exhibit the rich tradition of women writings from ancient times till present. New Delhi World Book Fair will be held

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.