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Krishna Luchoomun

SDC | Visual Arts

26 May - 10 June | Antananarivo — Visual Arts

Born in Mauritius in 1962, Krishna Luchoomun holds an M.A in Fine Arts from the ex-USSR Academy of Arts. He lives and work in Mauritius. In 2003 together with some artists friends he initiated “pARTage” an artist led art organisation working for the promotion of contemporary art in Mauritius. He is the leader of the group and is currently working as lecturer at the MGI School of fine arts.

In his works Luchoomun uses traditions, mythologies, religions, politics and modern social behaviors to investigate the relationship between man and his immediate environment expressed through a variety of media including video, installations, photography, performance and painting.

During his residency he will be spending time developing networks and possibilities for exchange between Madagascar and Mauritius, as well as a revolving Biennale connecting a wider Indian Ocean network.