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Kochi Muziris Biennale

Priya Sen’s “Yeh Freedom Life” at Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Abhishek Kumar Priya Sen is an award-winning artist and filmmaker based in New Delhi, India. She is a highly accomplished multi-disciplinary artist with a passion for film and photography. She has been creating beautiful, captivating artwork for the past two decades. She is known for her thought-provoking and often unconventional visual stories. She has an …

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Blood from the painful memories

Krispin Joseph PX Photography reads as a subject of historical context. As a topic, photos are the immediate reference for historical readings; photographs turn history into a visual experience, a framed visual field of history. When photography starts to document history, we read photographs as an agency for reading history. West Bengal-based visual artist Dipanwita …

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Using Video Games to Visualize the Impact of Water-Based Economies

Abhishek Kumar Pranay Dutta is a visual artist who divides his time between Delhi and Calcutta. He specialises in taking pieces from everyday life and rearranging them so that they resemble dystopian mindscapes in black-and-white pictures. With the help of his video installations, he creates a sombre, dramatic story in which the trickling water serves …

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Neerja Kothari dealing with the investigation of the absurd at Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2022

In an attempt at trying to quantify an unquantifiable experience, Neerja Kothari an artist from Kolkata works around the investigation of the absurd. She completed her MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/Tufts University, USA. She has been awarded fellowship at the Ucross Foundation, Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, the Corporation of Yaddo, …

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Artwork on the oppressed and marginalised communities by Jithinlal N R at Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Rajesh Kumar Jithinlal N R’s paintings, drawings and illustrations engage with the difficulties of representing complexity visually, often focusing on the representation of oppressed and marginalised communities in India. He is from Kerala and is now based in Vadodara, India. Through material investigation, he engages with his direct surroundings, examining how societal structures impact upon …

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A commentary on politics of public spaces in Kerala at Kochi-Muziris Biennale by Devi Seetharam

Rajesh Kumar Primarily a painter, Devi Seetharam is an artist from Kerala who currently works with acrylic on canvas, using reductive techniques to create grain, texture and form. Thematically Devi explores the cultural psyche of the space she occupies. She grew up living in China, Cambodia, South Africa, Switzerland, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, Mauritius, UAE and …

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Ishan Tankha’s Creative Approach to Photography

Abhishek Kumar Ishan Tankha is a professional photographer based in New Delhi, India. He is renowned for his unique style of photography, which combines traditional techniques with modern technology. He is known for his ability to capture the beauty of his subjects and the emotion in every moment. Ishan has worked with many high-profile clients, …

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Exploring the Pioneering Photography of Homai Vyarawalla

Abhishek Kumar Homai Vyarawalla was a pioneering Indian photographer who captured some of the most iconic images of the country’s history. Her work spanned from the 1930s to the 1970s and documented some of the most important events in India’s independence, including the coronation of King George VI, the death of Mahatma Gandhi, and the …

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Personal experiences shared by Biju Ibrahim at Kochi-Muziris Biennale through photographs

Rajesh Kumar With eight years of rigorous practice in making images without any formal education and training in photography, Biju Ibrahim is a documentary photographer from Kerala. He captures the essence of rustic geographies, the people who are now becoming archive of the earth, the mythic and mystery of spaces and places, broken vessels and …

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