Project Description


As part of the 2017 Kochi-Muziris Biennale in India, six Australian artists will exhibit in Serendipitous Happenstance. William Eicholtz, Louise Rippert, Maree Clarke, Mandy Ridley, Maggie Baxter and SGAR artist CATHERINE PARKER will explore the crafts and artisanal processes of creating that continue in India today.

Serendipitous Happenstance will be shown at OED Gallery in the Old Bazaar of Mattancherri in the Indian city of Kochi between 12 December 2016 and 29 March 2017. This project is supported by Creative Victoria, Australia India Institute and Creative Partnerships Australia. For more information on the Biennale, visit the KOCHI-MUZIRIS BIENNALE WEBSITE.

Watch the video for a behind-the-scenes snapshot of Catherine’s working process for the upcoming exhibition, including community participation.