Category Archives: ARTS & CULTURE

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

Art a satyagraha against simplification, totalisation: Ashok Vajpeyi

Noted poet was panelist in KBF-Kerala Tourism seminar, inaugurated by President of India, that emphasised promotion of the sustainability of the arts and the preservation of cultural pluralities Kochi: Asserting the role of the arts as an integral cultural indicator, renowned poets Ashok Vajpeyi and

Book review: ‘Come, Let’s Start a Business’

Sudheer Babu has succeeded in presenting the complicated management principles in a simple way that every class of reader can conceive it easily In Kerala’s literary space, books on management are rare. Only a few authors have tried a hand at penning credible and comprehensive