The Student’s Biennale, part of the Kochi Biennale Foundation’s educational initiatives, seeks to extend and strengthen art educational practices and infrastructure in India. The Student’s Biennale is alternative platform for BFA and MFA students from art-colleges in India to produce and exhibit work and for developing a professional pool of curators. The intention is to expose graduate and post-graduate art students as well as young curators to the processes of contemporary art-making and exhibition-making.
SB 2016 is led by 15 young curators, have curated over 465 students from 55 differnt art schools from across India. The curators were trained by an advisory and mentoship programme led by FICA.
The Student’s Biennale exhibition that will run parallel to the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016. Opening on 13 December 2016 the shows will remain open across 7 venues in Kochi until 17 March 2017. For more information check the Students' Biennale page on the KMB website.