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Kochi-Muziris Biennale Announces Artistic Director and Curator

Sudarshan Shetty’s been named the artistic director and curator of the third edition of Kochi-Muziris Biennale. As an artist, Shetty’s staged solo shows and projects at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing; and the Center Pompidou, Paris, among other venues. He was also a participant in the inaugural iteration of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale in 2012.

“The biennale as a contemporary art project has renewed India’s cultural positioning and has placed Kochi and Kerala on the global cultural map,” said the State Minister for Culture, K.C. Joseph, who made the announcement.