India’s first festival of contemporary art known as the Kochi-Muziris Biennale will be organized from 12th December 2012 to 13th March 2013. Through this program organizers will be aiming at bringing together artists from all parts of the globe. Creations of 80 artists from all over the world will be featured at the venues where this festival is taking place.
Apart from showcasing works of eminent artists, one will also be able to take part in seminars, workshops, music festivals, screening, lectures and educational activities for young children during the festival. The Kochi-Muziris Biennale has been founded by Bose Krishnamachari and Riyas Komu who are some of the best artists in India. The aim of this event is to bring together minds of Indian artists to rejuvenate their minds keeping in mind factors pertaining to urban development.
The BMW Guggenheim Lab which has voices its concern at the dismal traffic conditions in Mumbai will also presents it views on urban development at this symposium. Along with Kochi-Muziris Biennale, BMW will try to incorporate topics and challenges which are obscuring development and urbanization in many areas in India.