Appu Thomas, Director, TCID, told indianexpress.com that he agreed to set up major infrastructure especially at venues like Aspinwall House and Cabral Yard of the Biennale in the light of his long-standing relationship with the foundation in previous editions of the exhibition.
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The idea behind 'Edible Archives' germinated from curator and chef Anumitra Ghosh Dastidar's travels across the country, especially into its rural hinterlands, where she got first-hand accounts from villagers on the rice they eat and produce.
Underlying the importance of asking questions, artist Anita Dube, also the curator of the ongoing edition of the Biennale, said: “This is a space for insurrection and discussion. It is important to raise questions.”
At a function held at the Parade Ground in Fort Kochi, Pinarayi Vijayan underlined the importance of art in life and the role that the Biennale plays in making Kochi a melting pot of different shades of artistic talent.