By the banks of Bosporus EVERYONE IS A CAMERA

By the banks of Bosporus

Istanbul is a unique city in the sense that it faces both the east and the west. It was formerly...

By Bose Krishnamachari | October 01, 2017
Bose Krishnamachari

Bose Krishnamachari

Bose Krishnamachari is an internationally acclaimed artist, based in Mumbai. He is the founder member and president of Kochi Biennale Foundation. He also curates exhibitions and projects of fellow artists.

EVERYONE IS A CAMERA

  • By the banks of Bosporus

    By the banks of Bosporus

    By Bose Krishnamachari | October 01, 2017

    Istanbul is a unique city in the sense that it faces both the east and the west. It was formerly the capital of the Byzantine Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and—until 1923—the...

  • Let there be gardens!

    Let there be gardens!

    By Bose Krishnamachari | September 17, 2017

    Thanks to CHART Art Fair and Mark Rappolt, editor-in-chief of <i>ArtReview</i> magazine, I was invited to participate in their talks programme in Copenhagen from September 1 to...

  • Repurpose heritage buildings

    Repurpose heritage buildings

    By Bose Krishnamachari | September 03, 2017

    There is more to Singapore than just commerce. Last week I was in Singapore for the Signature Art Prize jury, an exhibition of the works of 15 artists—shortlisted from 113...

  • Art doesn’t need GST

    Art doesn’t need GST

    By Bose Krishnamachari | August 20, 2017

    Last week, Rajya Sabha MP and senior artist from West Bengal Jogen Chowdhury wrote a letter to the prime minister. It is very rare for an artist to do this, but Chowdhury was...

  • Art between reality and realty

    Art between reality and realty

    By Bose Krishnamachari | August 06, 2017

    For most people, BMW stands for aspirational, high-engineered cars. For artists, BMW also represents art and the support of art practices. This is thanks to the carmaker’s long...

  • Views ‘Unlimited’

    Views ‘Unlimited’

    By Bose Krishnamachari | July 23, 2017

    Every ten years, a trinity of European art events coincide, with the openings of Documenta (of which I have written about in previous columns), Venice Biennale and Münster...

  • Art is long, life is short

    Art is long, life is short

    By Bose Krishnamachari | July 09, 2017

    Here is a clarion call to my dear readers. One of the most striking works at documenta 14, a priority in every art-lover’s travel itinerary, was an installation called the...

  • Trials through travels

    Trials through travels

    By Bose Krishnamachari | June 11, 2017

    <i>“Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”</i> My travels have taken me to places that I never thought they would. Each step taken, everything you see during your...

  • Absent in Venice

    Absent in Venice

    By Bose Krishnamachari | May 28, 2017

    The Venice Biennale is the Mecca of global contemporary art. For those who are there and those who are not, social media is where the biennale can be seen and shared online....

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