In a statement Friday, the city's premier fine arts institution said 120 artists from Korea and 70 from Mumbai will exhibit their works, including contemporary painting, print making and abstract painting, during the biennale.
These works will be on concepts related to the artists' inner perceptions, cultural identity and exchange, freedom of expression and social cohesion, the statement informed.
"It is also slated to bring together key speakers including leading international artists, art students, gallerists, art historians, curators, museum directors, critics and collectors to discuss a diverse range of topics," it added.
"The audience will find an exquisite array of works created by international and Indian artists. Even the students and faculty of Sir JJ School of Art will showcase their works and present creative ideas in the week-long biennale," said Prof Vishwanath Sabale, Dean of Sir JJ School of Art.
The statement said that the biennale is conceptualised and curated by Heo Sook, K-Art chairperson, Prof Vishwanath Sabale, Dean of Sir J.J School of Art, Mumbai, Dr Rathi Jafar, Director of Inko Centre, Chennai and Smita Kinkale, the coordinator for Mumbai-South Korea Biennale 2018.
A biennale, which is an Italian word for an event that happens every two years, is now commonly used in the art world to describe large scale international contemporary art exhibitions.
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