Fort Kochi, India
The Gujral Foundation as the founder patron, has facilitated the lease of ‘Aspinwall” and ‘Cabral Yard’ as prime locations of Kochi Muziris Biennale since 2012.
Aspinwall House is a large sea-facing heritage property in Fort Kochi on the way to Mattancherry. The property was originally the business premises of Aspinwall & Company Ltd. established in 1867 by English trader John H Aspinwall. The large compound contains office buildings, a residential bungalow and a number of warehouses and smaller outer-lying structures. Aspinwall House is the primary venue of the Biennale, hosting numerous artist led projects and events spaces