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Mumbai-South Korea Biennale to be held from Oct 13-18

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

The first edition of the Mumbai- titled "Beyond the Frames" will be held from October 13-18 at the in south

The is jointly organised by Sir JJ School of Art, and International Exchange Association, in association with Inko Centre, Chennai.

In a statement Friday, the city's fine arts institution said 120 artists from Korea and 70 from will exhibit their works, including contemporary painting, print making and abstract painting, during the

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 artists. Even the students and faculty of will showcase their works and present creative ideas in the week-long biennale," said Prof Vishwanath Sabale, of

The statement said that the biennale is conceptualised and curated by Heo Sook, chairperson, Prof Vishwanath Sabale, of Sir J.J School of Art, Mumbai, Dr Rathi Jafar, of Inko Centre, Chennai and Smita Kinkale, the for Mumbai-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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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 20:10 IST