as part of

Kerala Week at Bharat Nivas

Wednesday: 3rd September, 2014

Meet the Artist : 3.00 – 4.30 pm

Artists gathering to meet

Bose Krishnamachari

An artist and independent curator, Krishnamachari’s diverse artistic and curatorial practice includes drawing, painting, sculpture, design, installation and architecture. He is at present the Director of the Kochi Muziris Biennale in Kerala.

You are also invited to a presentation on Contemporary Art in India and the Kochi Muziris Biennale by Bose: 7.00 pm / INDIA SPACE

Bose Krishnamachari has exhibited in several important solo and group exhibitions including ‘”Bombay Maximum City”, Lille 3000, Lille, curated by Caroline Naphegyi-2006, “The Shape That Is,” Jendela and Concourse, Esplanade, Singapore-2006, Indian Art at the Swarovski ‘Crystal World, Innsbruck, Austria-2007, ‘Gateway Bombay’ at the Peabody Essex Museum-2007, India Art Now: Spazio Oberdan, Milan-2007, ‘Indian Highway’ at the Serpentine Gallery2009, the Astrup Fearnley Museum, Norway-2009, the Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark-2010, the Lyon Contemporary Art Museum, the Fondazione MAXXI, Rome-2011, and the ARTZUID Amsterdam-2011. His curatorial projects include the seminal exhibition ‘The Bombay Boys’, New Delhi-2004, ‘Double‐Enders,’ A travelling show – Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Kochi-2005, “AF-FAIR,” 1X1 Contemporary and 1X1 Gallery, Dubai-2008, guest curator at the Indian Pavilion of ARCO‐Madrid-2009, Curator, India Platform, Art Stage Singapore -2014, Curator, Vancouver Biennale Residency Programme, India-2014/15 and the travelling project, LaVA (Laboratory of Audio Visual Arts)-2007-2014. In 2009, Krishnamachari created Gallery BMB in South Mumbai with a vision to bring the best national and international art to India. He is the Artistic Director and Co-Curator of India’s first Biennale – The Kochi-Muziris Biennale. He is presently the President of Kochi Biennale Foundation and Biennale Director of Kochi-Muziris Biennale