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The first AFA exhibition in 2017: “Packing the Nature” will be opened soon!

Staying in Germany for creation, artist Ng Man Wai will return to Macau and hold her solo exhibition “Packing the Nature – Works by Ng Man Wai” in AFA Macau at 6:30 p.m. on March 10 (Friday).This time a big installation will be set in the hall, the artist will use plastic bags as media, and fill them with light bulbs for decorating the whole space, to express the relationship between human and the nature.

                                         Packing the Nature – Works by Ng Man Wai

Plastic bags are industrial products, the use of artificial colors shows a tendency of anti-nature, which is opposite to the natural colors. For the artist’s creation, she uses multi-colors as a simile to show the colors are like the constructions that built by humans for their better lives. However, those constructions must harm and change the environment.

                                                 The plastic bags of the installation


Through Ng’s work in this exhibition, she showed what she saw and felt in the forest, such as her lament to the extinction of the nature, the observations about the manmade has replaced the nature, and the wishes of packing good things. So the exhibition title is called “Packing the Nature”.


“Packing the Nature – Works by Ng Man Wai” is partly sponsored by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, Macao SAR Government. Media partners include Hoje Macau and Ponto Final. The exhibition will be opened to public from March 11 to 26.
AFA Macau is located in 4th Floor, Art Garden, Avenida Dr. Rodrigo Rodrigues N. 265, Macau. The gallery is on the Ground Floor, open from Tuesdays to Sundays (12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) and closed on Mondays and public holidays. For enquiries, please call (853) 2836 6064 during office hours or email to [email protected]. For more information, please visit


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