Interview | Riyas Komu on the upcoming Kochi-Muziris Biennale | Indian Photographies | Scoop.it

"Last year India participated in the Venice Biennale for the first time and the most recent edition of Delhi’s India Art Fair (2012), attracted 85,000 visitors; contemporary Indian art is being exhibited and sold all over the world. Later this year sees the launch of a new biennale and the first to ever occur in India, the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, which is co-curated by its founders, Bose Krishnamachari and Riyas Komu. Opening on 12 December and running until 13 March, the biennale will welcome 80 artists from the MENASA regions and beyond. Riyas Komu, talked to Isabella Ellaheh Hughes."

 

Photo by Dheeraj Thakur : One of the potential venues for the biennale, a former bank on the waterfront, Calvetti area of Kochi

 

Article by Isabella Ellaheh Hughes | Frieze