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Kochi-Muziris Biennale to have a grand closure

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Mar 11, 2017, 1:49 am IST
Updated Mar 11, 2017, 6:20 am IST
Over the Biennale’s opening week, the performances saw an average of 300 visitors in attendance daily.
Kochi Muziris Biennale
 Kochi Muziris Biennale

KOCHI: The organisers of Kochi Muziris Biennale is heading for a closing spectacular closing marked by a series of performances, music concerts, film screenings in the next three weeks.   The ‘Closing Week’, from March 22-29, will see KMB 2016 participating artists Anamika Haksar and Padmini Chettur repeating of their performances at Aspinwall House and David Hall respectively. Over the Biennale’s opening week, the performances saw an average of 300 visitors in attendance daily.

Ms Haksar will stage a second series of her drama production Composition on Water on the struggle for water in disadvantaged communities, while Ms Chettur will conduct a second round of Varnam, her three-hour-long take on Bharatnayam composition. There will be performances by renowned musicians and folk artists on the sidelines of the Biennale. Kathakali maestro Kalamandalam Gopi, Carnatic singer T.M. Krishna, Sufi musician Mukhtiyar Ali, playback singer Smriti Minocha and Sarangi exponent Vasanti Shrikhande are all slated to perform in coming days.

 

The closing ceremony on March 29 will feature the unique musical stylings of Thaikkudam Bridge. In addition, the KBF will host a series of discussion forums and seminars over the final weeks. Ten emerging curators from Students’ Biennale 2016 will participate in a seminar on ‘Art Education in India’ from March 18-19 at the Pavilion in Cabral Yard.

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Location: India, Kerala




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