Bose Krishnamachari, born in 1963, Kerala. He has studied Sir J J School of Art, Mumbai, 1986 to 1991 and post-graduation in Visual Art Theory and Practice from Goldsmiths College, London in 1999 to 2000.
His artistic and curatorial practice includes Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Design, Installation and architecture. He is the founder member and President of Kochi Biennale Foundation and Biennale Director of Kochi Muziris Biennale.
His selected solo exhibitions are *The Mirror Sees Best in the Dark*, Kolkota, 2020; *Maximum Bose*, Mumbai, 2013; *LaVA (Laboratory of Audio Visual Arts)*, 2007-2011 shown at Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore; Mumbai, New Delhi and Kochi; *Ghost*, Aicon Gallery, London & Bodhi, Mumbai, 2008; *Exist*, Mumbai, 2005; *Field Sakshi*, Mumbai, 1999; *Amusem Memoirs*, NGMA, Mumbai, 1999; *Dandy*, Mumbai, 1996; *Objects of Attention*, New Delhi,1995; *Music of the Cubes*, Mumbai, 1991 and more.
Some of his significant curatorial projects include *Lokame Tharavadu* (The World is One Family), Kochi, 2021; *Af-Fair*, *Yinchuan Biennale*, China, 2016; *1x1 Contemporary*; *Double Enders*, 2005; *Her work is never done*, 2010; *De-curating*; *Bombay Boys*, 2004; *Maarkers*; *Bombayx17*, 2004.
Among the selected group exhibition include *Mapmakers: The Evolution of Contemporary Indian Art*, Aicon Gallery, New York; *Census of Sense*, Exhibit 320, New Delhi; Group Show, Gallery Sumukha, Hong Kong and Bangalore; *Against All Odds: A contemporary response to the Historiography of Archiving, Collecting and Museum*, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi; *Vistaar II*, The Stainless Gallery, New Delhi; *In the Mood for paper*, F2 Gallery, Beijng; *Mutant Beauty*, Anant Art Gallery, New Delhi; *New Colours of Sumukha*, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore; *Indian Highway*, Serpertine Gallery, London; Astrup Fearnley Museum, Norway; *979: An Extravanganza of Art, Fashion & Design*, Gallery Sumukha, London & Bangalore; *Gateway Bombay*, Peabody Essex Museum, USA; *The Shape That is*, Bodhi Art, Singapore; *Bombay Maximum City*, Lille, France; *Embarkations*, Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai; *Ideas and Images*, NGMA, Mumbai; *Tribute to Picasso*, Guild Art and Fine Art Resource, Mumbai; 50 Years of Indian Art, NGMA, Mumbai. He has been part of many Museum shows, Art fairs, Biennales and Artist residences both in India and abroad.
He lives and works between Mumbai and Kochi.
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