Category Archives: ARTS & CULTURE

Archive of images frames early Kerala identity for reinterpretation

KBF-Critical Collective exhibition ‘The Accidental Archive’ was on show from January 22-23 Kochi: The alternative histories, smaller truths and partial narratives of Kerala society and culture as revealed through a curated archive of visual imagery were presented over a two-day exhibition held on the sidelines

Content should determine the language in art: Mallika Sarabhai

Celebrated danseuse visited the ongoing third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale on Friday Kochi: Noting that every art form needs to communicate, Padma Bhushan Mallika Sarabhai said content should determine the language of art and not the other way round. “Some artists first find a

House rules

Research shows how rebuilding Britain’s Houses of Parliament in the 1800s helped create clean-air laws by Peter Dizikes, MIT News Office CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Britain’s dazzling Houses of Parliament building, constructed from 1840 until 1870, is an international icon. But the building’s greatest legacy may be

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