Lokame Tharavadu - The World is One Family!
The Kochi Biennale Foundation in association with Govt. of Kerala organizes a large-scale contemporary art survey exhibition titled ‘Lokame Tharavadu’. The show will feature the works of around 267 artists who trace their roots back to Kerala, in five different venues in Alappuzha and Durbar Hall, Ernakulam.
The core idea of this exhibition, the world is one family, is drawn from the verses of a Malayalam poem written by Vallathol Narayana Menon, which appeals to the universal spirit of humanity, especially in these times of the pandemic. The exhibition emphasizes the power of art to revive and resurrect the dejected human spirit.
The show is also a step taken towards realizing the Kochi Biennale Foundation’s vision to enrich the public discourse on contemporary art. This platform will showcase the global contemporary visual art theory and practice, aesthetics, and art experiences to the Indian public.