More than 8.5 liters of people visit the 5th edition of the Kochi Biennale
KOCHI, April 10 (IANS) As the curtains descend on the 5th edition of the Kochi Biennale on Monday night, the 109-day exhibition saw the largest ever turnout with over 8.5 people visiting the art event.
After a four-year gap in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the record turnout surprised many because the previous edition of the Biennial had six visitors.
This edition featured more than 200 projects by about 100 artists.
The Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) was founded in 2010 by artists for other artists, with the goal of bringing contemporary art and ideas from around the world to South Asia.
The current edition was held on December 23, 2022.
The 109-day event featured meetings, talks, dialogues, discussions, and art programs, including workshops, film screenings, and music performances, and attracted art lovers.
The highlight of this edition was that a large number of foreign diplomats visited the event.