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Mar 29, 2019
#MeToo India: Kochi Biennale Foundation drops inquiry into sexual misconduct allegations against Riyas KomuThe anonymous #MeToo allegations on Instagram had suggested that Komu had made forcible and unwelcome advances on two occasions to which Komu had responded, also on Instagram with an apology for having caused hurt with his behaviour.
Dec 22, 2018
#MeToo: South Asian art community issues statement about creating safe spaces to report harassmentArtists like Shahidul Alam and Kiran Nadar and organisations like Saffronart have put out a statement about the need to protect survivors who speak out | #MeToo
Oct 19, 2018
Riyas Komu steps down from managerial position with Kochi Biennale Foundation amid #MeToo rowA day after an anonymous accusation surfaced against Riyas Komu, the artist has stepped down from all his managerial positions connected to the Kochi Biennale Foundation until such time as the allegations are resolved.
Oct 13, 2018
#MeToo in India: A list of allegations as reported on social media, and followed up by FirstpostAs a second wave of #MeToo allegations have taken over social media timelines in India over the past couple of weeks, a wide range of accusations — from inappropriate behaviour to rape — have been levelled against public personalities from the fields of (mainly) the media and entertainment
Dec 18, 2016
How the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, now in its third edition, created an ecosystem for art in IndiaTwelve venues. 108 days. 97 artists. 31 countries. And more than half a million visitors expected. That’s the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2016 for you. The art extravaganza has gotten bigger, more ambitious in it third edition.
Nov 13, 2016
The common man doesn’t enjoy work of art because of its price tag, but its meaning: Riyas KomuIn an interview with Firstpost, Riyas Komu spoke about his work, that stems from the sadness within him, the reason for partially concealing his subjects, and his project with Kalki Koechlin
Dec 13, 2012
Three month Kochi biennale to be a boost for tourismBiennales are more than just art events. A biennale becomes a driver of economic and other gains. The Kochi Biennale is expected to dramatically increase tourism as it could attract millions of international and domestic visitors.