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16 December, 2012, Kochin, INDIA: Acting High Commissioner to India Dr. Lachlan Strahan gives a welcome speech to Australian artists at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale. Artists and guests  were guests of honor at a dinner hosted by representatives of the Australian High Commission at the Gateway Hotel. The Biennale curators travelled Down Under to select an exciting group of artists to take part in this celebration of contemporary art from around the world, which is expected to become one of Asia's best arts events. The Biennale acknowledges the cosmopolitan modernity of Kochi and the international connections established by the ancient port of Muziris that existed 30km north of Kerala's current commercial capital. Picture by Graham Crouch/DFAT