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Portraiture, in general, refers to an interpretation and record of oneself or specific individual image created by a human being, which employs three dimensions or two dimensions, such as sculpture, painting, image production, etc., and takes the form of head, bust, half-length, full-length, etc. So far the earliest portraiture can be dated back to the painted Egyptian stone statues of c. 200 BC.
Chan Ka Keong, Lorence Passionate about film making and art, Chan worked as a an artist in creative areas such as graphic design and visual art. Since 1999, Chan's artworks have been exhibited in Macau and at the international stage, winning him numerous awards. From 2009 onwards, Chan has been the invited professor for School of Arts of Macau Polytechnic Institute.
In the first art exhibition of AFA in 2015, 10 paintings by two young Macau artists take centre stage. Lai Sio Kit's two sets of paintings from the ‘Elapse' series, and Sylviye's eight paintings from the ‘Virtual Space' series form the core of the exhibition. The artists drew inspiration by observing people's everyday lives in Macau, using their brushes to ‘transcend' the essence of light and time, with a liberal dose of imagination.
The Macao Museum of Art (MAM) has been encouraging citizens to donate relics related to Macao's Handover to China, such as videos, photos, newspapers, magazines, books, souvenirs, and manuscripts. The well-preserved memorabilia will contribute notably to the establishment of Macao's Handover Archives, helping to raise public awareness regarding the preservation of the city's cultural and historic relics and presenting to a wider audience the remarkable moments of Macao's handover to China.
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