Artworks from Kochi Muziris Biennale 2014

Updated On Dec 16, 2014 08:34 PM IST
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N S Harsha’s sculpture Matter at the central lawn in Pepper House features a monkey, a favourite motif of the artist, holding a ball and pointing towards the sky. Is he asking people to consider the mysteries of the universe? (All photos: Kochi Biennale Foundation) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 16, 2014 08:34 PM IST

N S Harsha’s sculpture Matter at the central lawn in Pepper House features a monkey, a favourite motif of the artist, holding a ball and pointing towards the sky. Is he asking people to consider the mysteries of the universe? (All photos: Kochi Biennale Foundation)

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Swiss artist Marie Velardi’s Future Perfect, 21st century at Aspinwall House is a timeline of the 21st century culled from science fiction books and movies of the 20th century. Some of the situations are plausible, some funny and some absurd, but none completely dismissible. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 16, 2014 08:34 PM IST

Swiss artist Marie Velardi’s Future Perfect, 21st century at Aspinwall House is a timeline of the 21st century culled from science fiction books and movies of the 20th century. Some of the situations are plausible, some funny and some absurd, but none completely dismissible.

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Internationally famed filmmaker and artist Madhusudhanan’s the 90 charcoal on paper works titled Logic of Disappearance depict several historical incidents and characters from India to the erstwhile Soviet Union and China. The works are at Aspinwall House. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 16, 2014 08:34 PM IST

Internationally famed filmmaker and artist Madhusudhanan’s the 90 charcoal on paper works titled Logic of Disappearance depict several historical incidents and characters from India to the erstwhile Soviet Union and China. The works are at Aspinwall House.

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Lavanya Mani’s Travellers Tales-Blueprint at Aspinwall House is a painting using natural dye on fabric and evokes the sails of a ship. The imagery uses the Kalamkari technique. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 16, 2014 08:34 PM IST

Lavanya Mani’s Travellers Tales-Blueprint at Aspinwall House is a painting using natural dye on fabric and evokes the sails of a ship. The imagery uses the Kalamkari technique.

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One of the country’s leading modernist masters, K G Subramanyan’s War of the Relics at David Hall draws upon motifs from myth and contemporary culture to depict a history of violence. View Photos in a new improved layout
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One of the country’s leading modernist masters, K G Subramanyan’s War of the Relics at David Hall draws upon motifs from myth and contemporary culture to depict a history of violence.

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Gigi Scaria’s sculpture titled Chronicles of the Shores Foretold was fixed in a little performance piece in the backyward of Pepper House. The 2.5 tonne bell, hoisted by the famed Mapilla Khalasis from Malabar, awakens dormant cultural memories of the community. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 16, 2014 08:34 PM IST

Gigi Scaria’s sculpture titled Chronicles of the Shores Foretold was fixed in a little performance piece in the backyward of Pepper House. The 2.5 tonne bell, hoisted by the famed Mapilla Khalasis from Malabar, awakens dormant cultural memories of the community.

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Dayanita Singh’s 1.9.2014 Dear Mr. Walter is a year’s work presented as a series of interconnected moments at Aspinwall House. “The Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 has created hope for artists. We have shown that we can depend on ourselves,” she said. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 16, 2014 08:34 PM IST

Dayanita Singh’s 1.9.2014 Dear Mr. Walter is a year’s work presented as a series of interconnected moments at Aspinwall House. “The Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 has created hope for artists. We have shown that we can depend on ourselves,” she said.

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Benitha Perciyal’s work at Pepper House is titled The Fires of Faith. It is an invitation to travel back in time to the arrival of the apostle St Thomas to Kodungallor, a site speculated to be related to the ancient sea port of Muziris. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 16, 2014 08:34 PM IST

Benitha Perciyal’s work at Pepper House is titled The Fires of Faith. It is an invitation to travel back in time to the arrival of the apostle St Thomas to Kodungallor, a site speculated to be related to the ancient sea port of Muziris.

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UK-based artist Anish Kapoor’s Descension is located in Aspinwall House. It is the first original work that he has produced for an exhibition in India. Descension is a water vortex that produces a destabilising experience in the viewer. View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 16, 2014 08:34 PM IST

UK-based artist Anish Kapoor’s Descension is located in Aspinwall House. It is the first original work that he has produced for an exhibition in India. Descension is a water vortex that produces a destabilising experience in the viewer.

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