KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 – Malaysia will showcase the finest of architectural designs and artworks at the Venice Biennale 2014 in Italy. The exhibition from June 7 to Nov 23 and the preview on Thursday and Friday is the oldest and the most prestigious architecture event, Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) said in a statement MATRADE will collaborate with the Malaysian Institute of Architects to showcase the Malaysian finest architectural designs and artworks at the 14th International Architecture Exhibition of the La Biennale Di Venezia, Italy.
The notable Venice Biennale Exhibition has become the choice location to mark Malaysia’s presence in the international arena for architectural designs and artworks. This together with other international events and festivals hosted in Venice demonstrate the importance of Venice as a meeting place for many of the world’s most influential architecture, design and visual arts fraternity. Participation at the Venice Biennale 2014 is vital to brand Malaysia’s architectural and art industry. It is a global platform for architects and artists to exchange ideas and network with each other to establish new business partnerships.
The Malaysian Pavilion themed “Sufficiency” presents an array of contemporary architectural designs and artworks from 24 participants in this six -month exhibition representing architects, artists, multimedia designers and institutions of higher learning. It is hoped that this event will continue to serve as an important venue to grow Malaysia’s talents and expertise for architecture, design and art in the international markets, the national trade promotion agency added.