list of 125 selected entries of the 2005 Macau Annual Exhibition of Visual Art
has been announced. Returns of the non-selected artworks to participating
artists are being undertaken till the end of the end at the Tap Seac Gallery.
The selection session for this exhibition has finished. Of
all the 350 collected artworks on November 12 at the Tap Seac Gallery 125 were
chosen and the prize winning list had been publicized at the Tap Seac Gallery.
selected works are entitled to be displayed on the upcoming annual exhibition of
visual art, that will be held next Spring.
According to the Cultural Institute
(CI), who organizes this event every year, exceeding the total number of
participants of last year, there were 177 artists enrolled this year, with the
youngest and the eldest participants aged 8 and 91 respectively.
media of presentation adopted by artists was more dynamic too, ranging from ink
painting, calligraphy, painting, photography, installation, sculpture, poster,
video and textile work, amongst others, points out the organizer.
The Macau Annual Exhibition of Visual Art is an art event
held by the Cultural Institute during the Arts Festival in March. Following the
collection process for the exhibition in 2005, which was launched from October
29 to 31, it came the appraisal session that was open to the public and the
media at the Tap Seac Gallery on November 12.
jury panel was composed by five experts pooled together from the visual art
sphere of varied regions. The art director of the Cultural Institute of
Shenzhen, the Chinese ink painter Dong Xiaoming and the rector of the Institute
of Sculpture of Guangzhou, Yu Chang. Amongst the jury and evaluating the
collected works were also the Taiwanese painter Chen Xiandong, the designer from
Hong Kong Tommy Li and the Canadian photographer and multi-media artist David