Glenn Kaino to represent the U.S. at the 13th International Cairo Biennale slated for December 2012

LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, on recommendation from the Federal Advisory Committee for International Exhibitions (FACIE), has selected acclaimed Los Angeles-based artist Glenn Kaino to represent the United States of America at the 13th International Cairo Biennale, the premiere international contemporary art exhibition in the Middle East. Cesar Garcia, currently the Associate Director and Senior Curator at LAXART, Los Angeles, has been appointed U.S. Commissioner. For over two decades, Glenn Kaino has transformed conventional materials and forms through works that forge dynamic relationships between visual art and other creative disciplines. Developing his practice in Southern California, Kaino has distinguished himself internationally by mobilizing his diverse experiences in various