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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.


Okwui Enwezor: Curator, visionary, associate

The past few weeks have been very distressful, punctuated with deaths of admired

By Bose Krishnamachari March 23, 2019

Art education needs disruption

I had the opportunity to attend the Art Education in India conference organised by

By Bose Krishnamachari March 09, 2019

Caligari in contemporary times

First, the known fact: The Cabinet of Dr Caligari is a 1920 German silent horror

By Bose Krishnamachari February 23, 2019

The Celebration of Lot 2019

We are literate. But do we know our literature? That question would not perturb the

By Bose Krishnamachari February 09, 2019

A biennale for Everyman

I start with a sad story. It has been a month since the Kochi-Muziris Biennale,

By Bose Krishnamachari January 12, 2019

My Kolkata conundrum

This is the biennale season. With little time left for the fourth Kochi Muziris

By Bose Krishnamachari December 08, 2018

Bangkok embraces modern art

In French author Michel Houellebecq’s controversial novel Platform, one western

By Bose Krishnamachari November 17, 2018

Death of a ferryman

Anoop Antony Scaria was exactly that: a ferryman. He took art, hospitality and music

By Bose Krishnamachari November 10, 2018

Going, going, gone… graffiti!

If you follow contemporary art, there is no way you would not know Banksy. If you

By Bose Krishnamachari October 28, 2018

Bend it like Germans

Sometimes, it is at the most unexpected places and in extraordinary situations that

By Bose Krishnamachari October 14, 2018

Kerala: Time for sustainable development, post floods

The floods have come and gone, leaving in their wake a heap of debris, delirium and

By Bose Krishnamachari September 30, 2018

Flood Kerala with art

Last week, I talked about the similarities between what happened in New Orleans ten

By Bose Krishnamachari September 16, 2018


Around this time in 2005, New Orleans on the Gulf Coast of the United States was

By Bose Krishnamachari September 02, 2018

Plan cities for their residents

Ever since the Kochi-Muziris Biennale was conceptualised, I have become a

By Bose Krishnamachari August 19, 2018

Accolades aplenty

Awards are more than momentary recognition. They can demand responsibility of the

By Bose Krishnamachari August 05, 2018
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