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Kochi Biennale 2018-19: A personal note

Kochi Biennale 2018-19: A personal note

A personal note on my 9 days visit to Kochi Muziris Biennale 2018-19. As a New Media Design student, I have tried to critically analyse my experience and express my view. They are completely personal.

The 2018-19 edition, which opens with a curatorial title of Possibilities for Non-Alienated Life, boasted housing a never-before majority of female artists hailing from diverse demographics. This 4th edition, which lasts for three months, portrays itself across 14 venues and over 60 exhibition spaces in Fort Kochi, Mattancherry and the erstwhile Muziris area. Over 90 artists from 36 countries have been showcased including names like VALIE EXPORT, EB Itso and Adam Kraft, Rania Stephen, Cyrus Kabiru, Guerilla Girls, Shirin Neshat, The Otolith Group, etc and domestic artists like Kaustav Mukhopadhyay, Sonia Khurana, BV Suresh, Chitra Ganesh, etc.

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