Linking ‘thought’ and ‘matter’, Raju Sutar’s Biennale collateral deploys life-size innovations

What is the connection between ‘thought’ and ‘matter’? And what lies beyond them? Artist Raju Sutar attempts to address these complex questions through a large mixed-media art show he has curated as a collateral project of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale. The independent exhibition that runs parallel to the 108-day contemporary art festival, features five Pune-based artists,…

Outsider Art @ Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018

Background note from Kochi Biennale: Outsider Art, here, denotes the art practice of persons with autism. They are not specifically trained in formal art schools, even as they have neuro-developmental disabilities and often deal with social exclusion. The art they produce may be outcomes of their non-linear thinking, obsessive-compulsive nature, stimulus over-selectivity and other attributes…