The Students’ Biennale exhibition will open online on February 21, 2021. Projects done by selected students enrolled in BFA and MFA (or equivalent) courses in institutions India will be showcased.
Students’ Biennale is the largest of the education programmes of the Kochi Biennale Foundation, and works with fine arts students in colleges across India. The fourth edition is curated by a team of five artists and art educators – Adip Dutta, Archana Hande, Manoj Vyloor, Suresh K Nair and Vasudha Thozhur. This team comes with long years of engagement with art-making as well as working with students and young practitioners.
If you are wondering what Kochi-Muziris Biennale is, then continue reading. Kochi-Muziris Biennale is an international exhibition of contemporary art held in Kochi, Kerala which began on 12 December 2012. The name Muziris came from an ancient harbour and urban centre on the Malabar Coast that dates back to 1st century BC.
Indian and international artists exhibits art works across a variety of mediums including film, installation, painting, sculpture, new media and performance art. It shares a lot with the artistic visions emerging from India’s neighbourhood. The Biennale hosted 80 artists with nearly 50 percent foreign artists, site-specific works and a sustained education programme in the three months.
Visitors accrued in biennalae in first month 150,000 and 250,000 visitors in its second, averaging a thousand visitors a day.
For more info on the event visit – www.kochimuzirisbiennale.org