FICA & STUDENTS' BIENNALE 2016

The Kochi Biennale Foundation, in collaboration with The Foundation for Indian Contemporary Art (FICA) and Foundation for Indian Art and Education (FIAE) has developed Students’ Biennale (SB), an exhibitory platform which runs parallel to the Kochi Biennale.

After a year-long process that began in November 2015 the Students’ Biennale 2016 opened on December 13, 2016 at Kochi. Titled Later the atelier ate her the exhibition is all about staggering numbers –15 curators, 55 art schools, 400 artists and seven venues! 

FICA’s role has been towards mentoring this group of curators and supporting them with workshops.

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FICA presents Thukral & Tagra at the India Art Fair 2017 | MEMOIR BAR

FICA presented the MEMOIR BAR project by artist-duo Thukral & Tagra at the recently concluded India Art Fair 2017. 

This project has been made possible with the generous support of FICA Advisory Board Members Radhika Chopra and Tarana Sawhney.

Memoir Bar builds an interactive public space that helps you encapsulate a memory into an object or solidify an emotion forever, forming a library of preserved memories in various emotional hues.

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FICA Public art grant 2016 | vishal rawlley

FICA is delighted to announce that the project The Carnival of St.Inez Creek by Goa-based artist Vishal Rawlley has been chosen for the FICA Public Art Grant 2016.

The Carnival of St.Inez Creek is a project that artist Vishal Rawlley will develop from his ongoing community-based work in Goa focused aroundthedeteriorating  ecology of the St.Inez creek that runs through the heart of Panjim. The project seeks to galvanize the people of the city (the community living near the creek and other stakeholders) into taking ownership of the creek through getting everyone to work towards a community-led carnival of floats that will travel down the length of the creek.

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opportunities WITH OTHER ORGANISATIONS

Inlaks Shivadasani Foundation calls for applications for Residency Grant at UNIDEE – University of Ideas at Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy | Residency period: May 2nd – July 1st 2017 | Application Deadline: 5 March 2017 | Check: www.inlaksfoundation.org/inlaks-unidee.aspx

Vinod and Saryu Doshi Foundation calls for applications for Saryu Doshi Post-Graduate Fellowships in Liberal Arts & Sciences for studying the foreign universities | Application Deadline: 07 May 2017 | Check: www.vsdf.org