interested in joining the 2005 Macau Annual Exhibition of Visual Art during the
Macau Arts Festival should submit their entries between October 29 and 31.
The theme of the exhibition is “Macau’s Cultural Heritage
- Beyond History,” which reflects the Cultural Institute’s
desire that artists employ the concept of cultural heritage broadly defined to
conduct an artistic inquiry into contemporary issues concerning Macau’s culture
as it moves into the future, thereby stimulating reflection on the direction of
the development of the arts and culture in Macau.
Each participant may submit a maximum of three entries
(individual works or ensembles) in different visual media. Participants with
entries related to installations and sculptures should submit a photo together
with the application form between October 29 and 31 and have their works
submitted directly to the Tap Seac Gallery on November 9 and 10.
Selected entries will be announced on
November 15. Entries will be returned to participants on November 16 and 17 at
the Tap Seac Gallery.
The selection of entries will be held on November 11 and 12
at the Tap Seac Gallery and the process will be opened to the public. The
selection panel will designate the ten most outstanding entries as the Ten Best
Entries of the 2005 Annual Macau Exhibition of Visual Art. Artworks included in
this top ten list will be recommended for inclusion in special exhibitions and
to represent Macau in future overseas exhibitions and cultural events.
Since Macau’s return to Chinese administration in 1999, the
Cultural Institute of the Macau SAR Government has held the Macau Annual
Exhibition of Visual Art each year during the annual Macau Arts Festival. Four
exhibitions have been held to date.
The Institute will invite individuals representing different
fields of expertise from various regions outside Macau to form the selection