“6075 Macau Hotel Art Fair” is the first art fair in Macau showcasing art works in hotel rooms. It aims to promote tourism and support the development of creative industries, bringing creativity into the homely hotel rooms. The second “6075 Macau Hotel Art Fair” will be held from 24th to 27th November 2016, featuring 60 young artists from local and overseas who were born after 1975. These artists will ignite the vitality of each hotel room by presenting their unique solo projects. By exhibiting art works of emerging talents and collaborating with celebrated galleries, art organizations, as well as veteran curators and art critics, the second “6075 Macau Hotel Art Fair” takes place in Regency Art Hotel Macau and offers a platform for cultural exchange and connect collectors with art pieces of great potential.
The first “6075 Macau Hotel Art Fair” was successfully held from 7th to 10th January 2016. The fair presented art works by 60 young and talented artists from Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Mainland China, who were born after 1975; blending their creativity and art works into 60 hotel rooms. The first attempt to introduce the hotel art fair in Macau achieved a satisfying sales result, with a total sale of 500 individual art works, and attracted a remarkable number of visitors including collectors and art enthusiasts. It has also contributed to the cultural arts development in Macau and provided an opportunity for young artists to showcase their talent.
The second “6075 Macau Hotel Art Fair” a attracted 39 galleries and art organisations, 60 artists from a total of 7 countries and regions – Macau, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Mainland China, Japan, Myanmar, and Malaysia – to bring their best selected art works and integrate with the hotel rooms. This brings in an innovative way of displaying art through which audience can appreciate in varied angles and stimulate more imagination and emotions to enrich their experience at the art fair.
“6075 Macau Hotel Art Fair” serves as a platform for international art exchange and sales, bringing a new platform for art display and sale for the cultural arts industry in Macau, and helps to shape a diversified and innovative atmosphere in Macau. This promotes the continuing cultural arts development of the Macao SAR government, and thereby motivates the development of local tourism, and enhances Macau in becoming the world’s young and dynamic Art Capital.
Apart from the main “6075” sector – 60 artists born after 1975, to continue the “Special Project” sector, the second “6075 Macau Hotel Art Fair” will collaborate with the China Academy of Art this time presenting creative works by five young artists to encourage academic interaction. The fair is also generously supported by the Education and Youth Affairs Bureau of Macao SAR who will introduce local outstanding young artists. The second “6075 Macau Hotel Art Fair” will launch a brand new sector – “Special Discovery” sector – dedicated to one specific form of art. The upcoming fair will showcase and explore new possibility of photography and video work by emerging artists. Meanwhile, the fair also collaborates with the Dr. Stanley Ho Foundation presenting the “Dr. Stanley Ho Foundation Art Award” to select potential young artists with outstanding performance for supporting their future development and encourage future creation.