An invitation to students from Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry to send in their portfolios and project ideas to exhibit for Kochi Students’ Biennale opening on the 12th of December, 2022

🔹This is an excellent opportunity for the students to reflect on their practices, methods, and processes, and exhibit on an international platform.
🔹Applications can be from individuals or a group of students who wish to work together

🔸Students currently pursuing their Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree (from any college or discipline) in Tamil Nadu or Pondicherry
🔸Fine Arts, Visual Arts, Students working at the intersections of design, film, architecture, performance and any other field of creative practice
🔸 Self-taught artists from Tamil Nadu or Pondicherry who aren’t affiliated with any educational institutions and are below 30 years of age

The application is open to students and young artists working in visual arts but also in the field of design, film, architecture, performance and any other field of practice that in some ways intersects with the field of visual arts. The application is also open to students who might not have a formal Visual Arts degree or are not affiliated to any Visual Arts course or any particular educational institutions as such between the ages of 20-30. They could be even self taught or freelance practitioners. Students from marginalized backgrounds are encouraged to apply or get in touch for support and we are more than happy to assist you in the application process.

Send in your applications in the form of a short proposal (textual and/or visual) in Tamil/ English along with your portfolios before 21st October 2022.

The Portfolio should be in PDF file format, no larger than 5MB, and contain the following:

  1. Contact Details (Name, Name of the Institution, Phone Number, Email ID)
  2. A short paragraph about yourself and your work (maximum 300 words)
  3. Images of work (Maximum 15 images)
  4. Portfolio should be sent to this email ID:
    If the artist wishes to submit video/ digital works, please send us the links to the work
    (Youtube/ Vimeo/Google drive/Website). Please mention this specifically in the email as well.

Please reach out to for doubts/ clarifications