The Kochi Muziris Biennale - How It All Began The Indian Express
December 9, 2012 at 6:30:00 PM
''The article written by Shevlin Sebastian in The New Indian Express takes one back to the very beginning of the Kochi Muziris Biennale. The Kochi Biennale is India’s first-ever international contemporary exhibition. Ever since its inception, the exhibition has been a pioneer of art and culture. While the exhibition has attracted an influx of visitors as well as participants, not many know the Kochi Muziris Biennale’s backstory.
The idea of holding a biennale in Kochi was born in a discussion between the Education and Culture Minister of the then LDF Government, Mr. M A Baby, and artists Bose Krishnamachari,Riyas Komu, and Jyoti Basu.