1 - 9 June 2016 — Visual Arts
In appointing Sudarshan Shetty as curator, Kochi-Muziris Biennale continues its tradition of having artists at its helm, with Bose Krishnamachari and Riyas Komu leading the inaugural edition in 2012 and Jitish Kallat curating the 2014 edition.
Sudarshan Shetty (born 1961) is a contemporary Indian artist who has worked in painting, sculpture, installation, video, sound and performance. He has exhibited widely in India and more recently he has become increasingly visible on the international stage as an important voice in contemporary art. His work has been exhibited at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan, and the Tate Modern, London, England. The artist has been a resident at the Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, United States, and was a Ford Foundation Fellow at the New School for General Studies, New York.