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4th edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale inaugurated

Fourth edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale was inaugurated by Kerala Chief Minister at Parade Ground in Fort Kochi, Kerala.
4th edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale inaugurated
  • The Biennale was curated by Anita Dube and became the first Biennale in world in which participation of women accounts for half of the participating artists. 
  • The 108-day long event will showcase 94 artists in 10 venues of the city. 
  • The Theme of the Biennale is - "Possibilities for a Non- Alienated Life".

About Kochi Muziris Biennale:

  • It is the largest contemporary art exhibition of India held in Kochi, Kerala. 
  • The event is the combined effort of Kochi Biennale Foundation and Government of India. 
  • The aim of the initiative is to bring artists from around the globe and promote contemporary art.
  • Contemporary artists Bose Krisnamachari and Riyaz Komu proposed the State Government the idea of Biennale on the lines of Venice Biennale.
  • First Kochi-Muziris Biennale began in December 2012.

About Kochi Biennale Foundation:

  • It is a non-profit charitable trust founded in 2010 for promoting art and culture educational activities in India.
  • It is the primary organization to host Kochi-Muziris Biennale. 
  • It also works towards the conservation of heritage properties and upliftment of tradition art.

Question:

Q: Where was the fourth edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale inaugurated?
a. Goa, Maharashtra
b. Kochi, Kerala
c. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
d. Jaipur, Rajasthan
4th edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale inaugurated 4th edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale inaugurated Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on December 16, 2018 Rating: 5

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