Arts Kuala Lumpur-miami Interconnects Culture With Art At Art Basel-miami Beach

Top Quote Arts KUALA LUMPUR -Miami is the Inaugural Exhibit of Malaysian Art During Art Basel Week Miami - 2013. Arts KUALA LUMPUR-Miami is an avant-garde event that blends art, culture and lifestyle and is set to reach great heights and bring dynamic Malaysian artists to the international stage. This first time opportunity puts you in touch with the fastest growing art scene in the world. End Quote
  • Miami, FL (1888PressRelease) November 27, 2013 - Arts KUALA LUMPUR-Miami, the inaugural event coinciding with Art Week Miami, December 4th through 8th, has released its lineup of the best emerging, mid-career and established Malaysian artists. Amongst other satellite fairs such as Design Miami, Scope and Art Asia and many more, the Arts KUALA LUMPUR-Miami stands out as the one the first stand-alone exhibitions during Art Week Miami, with its own venue located in the Wynwood Art District, endorsed and organized by the government of the representative country.

    Arts Kuala Lumpur-Miami has accomplished the monumental task of standing out among other venues during Art Basel Week. By bringing a taste of Malaysia to the venue, Arts Kuala Lumpur-Miami creates a synergy between diverse artwork and the culture of the artists who create the masterpieces. From "Minangkabau" village houses to the vibrant, lush colors of Malaysia, this venue gives you more than contemporary art. For the first time, you can enjoy the sounds, tastes and the diverse artistic talents of Malaysia under one roof.

    The Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) is an advocate of Malaysian Art and their endorsement of Arts KUALA LUMPUR-Miami further entrenches Malaysia as the fastest emerging art center in the world. In collaboration with National Visual Art Gallery (NVAG, Malaysia), MATRADE is proud to introduce the international stage to the diversity of talent from Malaysia. This joint effort of iMAGE International Connection Sdn Bhd (Malaysia) and The Connector Group International LLC (USA), brings to the United States award-winning artists that represent true value to the collector and art enthusiast.

    Arts KUALA LUMPUR-Miami featured exhibitors come from throughout Malaysia, representing multiple creative disciplines. Curator Norsham Blasko, Malaysian born and Miami Beach resident, is excited to present 27 artists, many exhibiting in the United States for the first time.

    Arts KUALA LUMPUR-Miami is also delighted to welcome other award-winning and accomplished artists to the exhibit:

    ABSTRACT
    Anthony Chan, Abdul Ghani, Tajudin Ismail, and Zeb Khalid
    CONTEMPORARY BATIK
    Ismail Mat Hussin, Kwan Chin and Lim Anuar.
    CONTEMPORARY
    C.N. Liew, Dr. Choong Kam, Raja Shahriman, Ruzzeki Harris, Shaq Koyok, Yau Bee Ling, Zaim Durulaman and Zulkifli Yusof.
    IMPRESSIONIST
    Rizlan Kamarudin
    MIXED MEDIA
    Akmal Asyraf, Awang Damit Ahmad, Azrin Mohd, Dr. Azimin Tazilan, Kelvin Chap, Meor Saifullah, Suhami Fadzir, Nizam Abdullah and Zubir Affandi.
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Budakli and Azlan MAM08

    Schedule:

    December 4, 2013 - Vernissage (By invitation only) - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
    December 5, 2013 - Private Event (By invitation only) - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
    December 6, 7 & 8, 2013 - Open to the public - 10:00am - 10:00pm

    Editor's Note:

    For more information about Arts KUALA LUMPUR-Miami please contact
    Norsham M Blasko at +1(305) 433-2008 or via email to artskl ( @ ) theconnectorgroup dot com

    About The Connector Group International:
    The Connector Group International, LLC is a company dedicated to develop international business markets by connecting organizations, while promoting and developing opportunities in several industries including art, fashion and lifestyle. Norsham Blasko, a Malaysian residing in the United States for over two decades and Carlos-Felipe Garcia, Miami born and Cuban- Panamanian descent, founded the Connector Group International in Miami Beach in 2009.

    www.theconnectorgroup.com.

    About iMAGE International Connection SDN BHD:
    iMAGE International Connection Sdn Bhd is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; co-founded by Nik Faiz, as the sister company of The Connector Group International LLC, and is dedicated to contribute to Malaysia's economy growth through consulting and business development in several industries with a focus in art, lifestyle and special events.

    www.image-ic.com.

    About Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE):
    Established in March 1993 as a statutory agency under the Ministry of International Trade Industry (MITI), MATRADE is responsible for promoting the exports of Malaysian manufactured products, semi-manufactured products and services.

    Being the national agency for trade promotion, MATRADE is the reference point for enquiries and visits by foreign importers. MATRADE is also actively involved in assisting foreign companies to source for suppliers of Malaysian products and services, and is represented worldwide at more than 40 locations in major commercial cities.

    Services provided by MATRADE include:
    providing information on Malaysian products and services available for export;
    organizing business matching between foreign buyers or importers with Malaysian exporters;
    facilitating visits of foreign buying missions and individual foreign buyers into Malaysia;
    organizing participation of Malaysian companies in international trade exhibitions in overseas; and
    organizing other trade promotion events for Malaysian companies including trade missions.

    www.matrade.gov.my.

    About National Visual Arts Gallery, Malaysia:
    The Malaysia National Visual Arts Gallery is a statutory body under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture which receives annual grants from the government, as well as corporate entities and personal donations to hold its subsidiary arts activities. In an effort to promote arts awareness and appreciation throughout the community, its main objective is to showcase exhibits from inside and outside the country, hold seminars, workshops, including art competitions and activities, as it strives to expand its permanent collection which is now close to 5000 works of art. www.artgallery.gov.my.

    Tel: 305.433.2008
    artskl ( @ ) theconnectorgroup dot com
    Website: www.artskualalumpur.com

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