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12.15.09
Moss to Curate Austrian Exhibit for Venice Biennale

Austrian Culture Minister Claudia Schmied has appointed Eric Owen Moss as curator for the Austrian exhibit at the Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale in 2010.

Moss is director of SCI-Arc and principal of Eric Owen Moss Architects.

"Eric Owen Moss has a keen eye for the strengths in Austrian architecture. He is aware of the intensive discourse in the development of architecture and urban planning in our country, which is open to innovative and foreign concepts," Schmied said in making the announcement Dec. 9.

The central theme of the Austrian exhibit for the Biennale is Austrian architectural exports and imports as one of the country's essential strengths. Moss is already working on a detailed concept for the exhibition, which will depict Austria's potential in the field of architecture.