BMW as partner of a third book of Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016. BMW Art Talk patrician “The Art of Patronage”.

Posted on 12. Dec, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Munich/Kochi. The BMW Group, partner of Kochi-Muziris
Biennale (KMB) given a initial book in 2012, motionless to extend the
team-work for serve 3 Biennales. This year’s book of KMB
will take place from Dec 12, 2016, to Mar 29, 2017, in 9 venues
widespread opposite Fort Kochi. Maintaining a singular impression of being
led by artist-curators, a KMB 2016 will showcase 112 art works of 97
artists from 36 countries. KMB 2016 is curated by internationally
eminent artist Sudarshan Shetty. He is a initial Indian artist to
join a Rolls-Royce Art Programme, that was on uncover in Mumbai this November.

Frank Schloeder, President (act.), BMW Group India: “Right from it’s
pregnancy informative rendezvous has been an constituent partial of BMW Group
India. As an active partner, BMW Group has been compelling creative
exchanges between cultures, people and within a company. Since 2012
BMW has lengthened it’s informative rendezvous in India by fostering a
long-term joining and partnership with Kochi-Muziris Biennale,
enabling it to be a world-class height for a showcase of
contemporary art. The third book of Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016
offers us nonetheless another event to dilate a range of a cultural
rendezvous by showcasing several artistic expressions in projects
focussed on a thought, ‘Forming in a student of an eye’.”

BMW Art Talk

Starting during 9 AM on a morning of a opening on Dec 12, the
BMW Art Talk was so being hold during Fort Kochi in a presence
of Feroze Gujral (patron – Kochi Biennale
Foundation, philanthropist, co-founder-Gujral Foundation),
Dr Venu V (IAS, Principal Secretary, Kerala Tourism,
Government of Kerala), Dayanita Singh (photographer),
and Dr Thomas Girst (Head of BMW Group Cultural
Engagement on a subject of “The Art of Patronage”.

Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Founded and curated by dual of India’s heading artists, Bose
Krishnamachari and Riyas Komu, a Kochi-Muziris Biennale is a project
in appreciation of, and an preparation about, artistic countenance and
a attribute with society.

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale intends to emanate not usually a height for
contemporary art in India though also to yield a height for social
change. In addition, a Kochi Biennale Foundation sees it as its
goal to duty as a matter for subjects such as sustainability
and civic development.

Sudarshan Shetty

Shetty’s art use has developed over 3 decades from being
centred on portrayal to multi-media explorations that include
sculpture, video, opening and installation. Experimenting with
scale and motion, Shetty’s works frequently engage bringing together
extrinsic universe of objects, formulating a prodigy of strangeness
and newness in what formerly familiar. To date, his works have been
enclosed in solo and organisation exhibitions in India and abroad, including
during a Gwangju Biennale (2000), Tate Modern, London (2001), Fukuoka
Asian Art Museum (2001), Centre Pompidou, Paris (2011), Guggenheim
Museum, New York (2010), and Kochi-Muziris Biennale (2012).

Shetty is a initial Indian artist to join a Rolls-Royce Art
Programme and this elect has enabled him to try new
measure of his work, including an in-depth scrutiny of new
methods of filming. The elect takes impulse from a popular
South Indian folk story that is an story for artistic countenance and
a significance of creativity (titled: “A Story a Song”).

About a Rolls-Royce Art Programme

Art and artistic attempts are during a heart of Rolls-Royce and its
engine cars are consecrated for their cultured power. They are
combined out of a excellent materials during a hands of learned artisans
who, in turn, furnish unique, particular and eventually beautiful
automobiles. By formulating a Art Programme, Rolls-Royce formally
concurred this singular ethos it shares with a universe of art.

The Rolls-Royce Art Programme comprises new works consecrated in
situ, partnerships with heading organisations, art talks with emerging
and determined artists, art drives, art walks and art receptions
around a world. It fosters creativity and enables artists to realise
new projects and to try new areas of their practice.

To date, Rolls-Royce has worked with heading general artists
and pivotal total from a contemporary art universe including Isaac
Julien, Ana Maria Tavares, Morgan Wong, Carlos Rolón/Dzine, Angela
Bulloch, Ugo Rondinone, Michael Zavros, Regina Silveira and Will
Cotton. Rolls-Royce recently announced collaborations with Mohammed
Kazem, Sudarshan Shetty and Yang Fudong.

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