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” What ocean do we see from our language? ” in Casa Garden until May 12

BABEL, in collaboration with the Oriente Foundation in Macao, is proud to announce the inauguration of the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the April 25th Carnation Revolution in Macau with its highly anticipated exhibition, "What Ocean Do We See From Our Language?"

“What Ocean Do We See From Our Language?” marks the first activity of the official program of celebrations and will open at Casa Garden, the headquarters of the Portuguese Institute of the Oriente in Macao, on April 12th, at 6:30 pm.

Curated by Margarida Saraiva, the exhibition delves into essential themes such as memory, history, identity, and freedom within a post-colonial and globalized context.

The exhibition showcases approximately fifty works by artists from Portugal, Brazil, Angola, Mozambique, Macao, Timor-Leste, and Goa. It encompasses various artistic disciplines, in cluding photography, video, cinema, poetry, painting, sculpture, and new media.

Participating artists include: Aline Motta, Ana Battaglia Abreu, Ana Jacinto Nunes and Carlos Morais José, Bianca Lei, Catarina Simão, Cecília Jorge, Eliana N’Zualo, Eric Fok, Filipa César and Sónia Vaz Borges, José Aurélio, José Drummond, José Maçãs de Carvalho, Konstantin Bessmertny, Luigi Acquisto and Bety Reis, Mónica de Miranda, Nuno Cera, Peng Yun, Rui Rasquinho, Sofia Yala, Subodh Kerkar, Thierry Ferreira, Tiago Sant’Ana, Wong Weng Io, and several others.

“What Ocean Do We See From Our Language?” will be on display at Casa Garden in Macao until May 12, 2024, with plans to travel to Fortaleza, Mindelo, Luanda, and Maputo, expanding its reach across different regions.

The exhibition is organized by BABEL and co-organized by the REDE (Network) of Residencies of Portuguese Expression Worlds, central-periférica, and the Macao delegation of the Oriente Foundation. It has received institutional support from the Consulate General of Portugal in Macao and Hong Kong, as well as the Portuguese Institute of the Orient. Generous sponsorship has been provided by the Cultural Development Fund of the Macao SAR, the Banco Nacional Ultramarino, and Vino Veritas.

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