Artist(s): Pierre Soulages, Georges Mathieu, Hans Hartung, Nicolas de Staël, Jean Dubuffet, Jean Paul Riopelle, Zao Wou-Ki
Opening / Event Date: 23 Nov, 2020
Closing / End Date: 23 Apr, 2021
[Hundred Species II – Peggy Chan solo exhibition]
During my research on the Macao’s Ecological documentary, I had come across with all sort of reports and study. It is an experience like watching an evolution of an artificial island. Due to the later on reclamation and urban development, the mangrove forest, which had served as the only natural purifications in Macao is becoming extinct. I had visited these wetlands and ecologically protected area. I had felt controversial between city development and ecological protection. In cyanotype, use sunlight, time and water to emerge the landscape of the mangrove forest. This form a great contrast with the colorful mural.
When I was small, my impression for Coloane and Taipa were a place for a picnic. Times flies, now it has become a stone wall city. It is surrounded by luxury casinos, hotels and malls. If you did not pay close attention to the surrounding area, you would probably miss that not far away, there is an enclosed area which is right by the construction area. It is the Cotai City Ecology Protected Area. Though the mural that I draw on the enclosing wall, I am imaging what kind of creatures would live inside the protected area?
[百樣生態 II – 陳佩玲個展]