TMCA reps invited to Venice Biennale of Architecture

May 10, 2010

TEHRAN -- Roberto Rosolen, an official of the 12th Venice Biennale of Architecture met with Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art (TMCA) Director Mahmud Shaluii and invited representatives of the museum to attend the biennale this year.

They both met at the headquarters of the biennial in Venice where Rosolen officially invited TMCA for the biennial running from August 29 to November 21.
He noted that this is the first time Iran will be taking part in the biennale of architecture, which is of considerable significance.
Rosolen also expressed hope that Iran will be establishing a permanent exhibit in Venice. He also asked for boosting the activities of the museum in the city of Venice.
Iran boasts a number of highly professional artists who are able to actively participate in international programs, he stressed.
Shaluii, who is also the director of Iran’s Office for Visual Arts, asked the official to help introduce Iranian art and architecture at the biennial in the best manner possible.