South Korea, Maharashtra Artists Come Together for Mumbai-South Korea Biennial
The first edition of the Mumbai-South Korea Biennial which is hosting the event on its campus in south Mumbai.
The Mumbai Biennale 2018 - "Beyond the Frame"
The first edition of the Mumbai-South Korea Biennial, the expo was described as "a life-affirming event for the contemporary art scene of the two countries," by Vishwanath Sabale, Dean of the prestigious Sir J.J. School of Arts (SJJSA), which is hosting the event on its campus in south Mumbai.
The event has been jointly organised and produced by SJJSA and South Korea's K-Art International Exchange Association (K-AIEA), in association with Chennai's Inko Centre.
Maharashtra Cultural Affairs Minister Vinod Tawade inaugurated the function at a function on the SJJSA campus.
The Mumbai Biennale 2018 - "Beyond the Frame"— chandrakant halyal (@ChandraHalyal) October 14, 2018
Mumbai - Korea Biennale is jointly organized and produced by Sir J. J. School of Art, Mumbai
The exhibition will remain open from 14 to 18 October 2018, 10.00 am to 7.00 pm @shashidhotre @sirjjfineart @mataonline @JalpaVithalani pic.twitter.com/kv442Mj1I1
The artists from South Korea and Mumbai are showcasing an array of works creating on different concepts concerning their inner perceptions, cultural identity, cultural exchange, freedom of expression and social cohesion, besides strengthening cultural relations, he said.
"It also brings together key speakers, world-renowned artists, art historians, gallerists, curators, museum heads, critics, collectors and arts students to discuss a diverse range of art-related topics. We expect the six-day event to be a visual delight for all the stakeholders," Sabale added.
Opening ceremony of the first Mumbai biennale 2018- beyond the Frame at JJ School of Art. Very interesting bilateral collaboration South Korea - India. pic.twitter.com/o6ZWnImuFW— Amb. Ulrika Sundberg (@sundberg_ulrika) October 13, 2018
The exhibition displays different styles of paintings, print-making and abstracts, all ranging from 'clearly striking' to 'utterly remarkable' by the South Korean artists and the SJJSA students and faculty.
The Mumbai-South Korea Biennial has been conceptualised and curated by K-AIEA Chairperson and Curator Heo Sook, Sabale, Inko Centre Director Rathi Jafar and event coordinator Smita Kinkale.
Some of the prominent artists who have arrived here from South Korea for the exhibition are Kim Youngwoon, Choi Sungwon, Ju Mihyang, Kim Oksuk, Kim Sunam, Lee Sunhee, among others.
Joining them are well-known contemporary artists from Maharashtra including Uttam Pacharne, Tanuja Rane, Deepak Shinde, Ganpat Majgaonkar, Yashwant Deshmukh, Vilas Shinde, Minal Damani, Kishor Thakur, Ratnadeep Adivarekar, Nilesh Kinkale, Sanjay Sawant, Anand Prabhudesai, R. B. Holle, Rajesh Pullarwar and Pandurang Tathe.
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