Fishing nets in Kochi. Photo by Shinu Scaria.
Gender equality in Kochi
Laura Wright will be working with the local community on gender equality through the blending of digital technologies and fiber art. She will be infusing traditional methods with new technologies to digitally map underrepresented stories in order to amplify local narratives.
I have thought a lot about what I would have done differently now that I have completed the exchange in Kochi, juggling tight deadlines within a demanding program. My first thought was that I should have chosen an easy personal project — something that I was...read more
Pepper House is one of the locations my partner organization, The Kochi Muziris Biennial Foundation, uses for exhibitions, artist talks, and residencies. It's also the home of their art library. I have been spending many days running workshops and ironing out the...read more
Teaching is no less a work of art than the creation of artwork itself. For the past ten years my artwork has evolved into platforms and objects that aspire to give people a place to find their voice, express their individual and collective beauty, and learn more...read more
U.S. Consulate General Chennai— India
About Our Host Partner, Kochi Biennale Foundation and Sacred Heart Autonomous College
Kochi Biennale Foundation is a nonprofit charitable trust engaged in promoting art & culture and educational activities in India; primary amongst them the hosting of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale. KBF works around the year to strengthen contemporary art infrastructure and to broaden public access to art across India.
Sacred Heart Autonomous College is an arts and science college run by the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate, established in 1944.