Annual Arts Exhibition between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries

The exhibition brings together contemporary artworks from Mainland China, Macao and eight Portuguese-speaking countries, namely Portugal, Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique, Brazil, Guinea-Bissau, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Timor-Leste, features two exhibitions namely “Symbiosis” and “Embrace of Diversity”, aims to continue the close exchange and cooperation through culture and art, and to enhance the deep friendship between different regions in the field. The artists bring many wonderful works, showing their different cultural characteristics. The exhibition opens a window for Macao residents and visitors to experience the diversity of Chinese and Portuguese art.

"Annual Arts Exhibition between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries" - Embrace of Diversity


Macao Contemporary Art Center - Navy Yard No. 1

The Exhibition Area of Portuguese-speaking countries, themed “Embrace of Diversity”, invites 17 artists from Portuguese-speaking countries and regions to present a total of 36 pieces/sets of contemporary artworks with creative artistic languages, including paintings, installations, photographs, sculptures and videos. The exhibition showcases the cutting-edge development of contemporary art in Portuguese-speaking countries and regions through diverse artistic perspectives, allowing the audience to appreciate the unique artistic charm and sceneries of the humanities of each region.


Diogo Muñoz
The Trapezists
Acrylic on canvas
90 x 70 cm

Isabel Nunes
Mixed media on canvas
150 x 150 cm


Artists (List of names in alphabetical order):


  • Ana Silva
  • Keyezua


  • Fernanda Lago

Cape Verde

  • Abraão Vicente
  • David Levy Lima
  • Euclides Eustáquio Lima   

East Timor

  • Ino Parada


  • Nú Barreto


  • Gonçalo Mabunda


  • Catarina Castel-Branco
  • Diogo Muñoz
  • Isabel Nunes
  • João Santa-Rita
  • Nuno Nunes-Ferreira
  • Rita GT
  • Sarah Ferreira

São Tomé and Príncipe

  • Kwame Sousa

"Annual Arts Exhibition between China and Portuguese-speaking Countries" - Symbiosis


Tap Seac Gallery

The Exhibition Area of China and Macao, themed “Symbiosis”, invites 5 Macao artists and 5 artists from the Greater Bay Area to present 45 pieces/sets of artworks in various media and forms, including oil painting, acrylic painting, ink on paper, photographs, computer imaging interactive installation, electric installation, three-dimensional sculpture installation, LED light and mirror installation, as well as performing art installation. The theme of the exhibition is “artistic symbiosis”, meaning to explore the subtle cultural and artistic links between China and the Portuguese-speaking countries.


Zhang Chi
Birds Paying Homeage to the Phoenix
Oil on canvas, jewelleries
400 × 170 cm 

Karen Yung
The Remains #1
Oil on canvas
45.5 x 60.3 cm

Artists (List of names in alphabetical order):


  • Chen Yuan Long
  • Jiang An
  • Liu Xiang Lin
  • Xu Zi Wei
  • Zhang Chi


  • Leong Chi Mou
  • Lei Ka Ieng, Kit Lee
  • Tang Kuok Hou
  • Wong Iek, Jeff Wong
  • Yung Lai Jing, Karen Yung