Creative Macau

Center for Creative Industries

Visual Arts

Alan ieon

Born in 1987 in Macau and graduated in Physics at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. Alan sees himself as the last generation of children born under the colonial Macau. While witness the changing hand of regime from a colonial government to a local government, and the immediate economical blooming afterwards, most of his work is associated with the urban scenery in which focuses on themes related with the system of the city/nation as well as personal identity.

In his work, he tries to rediscover fragmented and hidden records scattered around the city. Throughout these hidden fragments to reflect on what the reality is and pointing out the absurdity of the system. And during this process, explore the purpose of self-existence.

Participated in different collective exhibitions since 2013, such as the Documentary Photography Final Project: Market at Night, 2013, at Macau IFT; Below Laobeishan: Heng-Qin Today in 2015, at both Macau Oxwarehouse as well as Lange Gallery in Zhuhai, China; Wonder Foto Day of 2016 and 2017 at Taiwan; and Mǎorganic, SEEDS IN SPRING in 2017 at Oxwarehouse, Macau.

Alan also has 2 publications – in 2016, Stranger in the strange land (self-publishing photography Zine, Macau); and in 2017 Mǎorganic (self-publishing photobook, Macau, ISBN 978-99965-692-1-0)


CAPTURE THE LIGHT AND IMAGES – Contemporary Photography Collective exhibition

15th April — 6th May, 2023

After “Modern Photography” became History in the late 1960s, a new Era of the photographic image emerged and is called “Contemporary Photography” being described as the photography of our everyday real life. CAPTURE THE LIGHT AND IMAGES is an exhibition of contemporary photography by 6 invited member artists who bring us many stories that intersect […]

“Whatever You Make, Make It Yours” – 14th anniversary collective member exhibition

28th August — 23rd September, 2017

Individual works could express strong individuality and uniqueness. Through this collective exhibition, the artists will creative the masterpieces with various art forms. Such as photography, print making, oil painting, tile painting, etc. The idiosyncratic and distinct thoughts will be gathered. And those will bring us the extraordinary ideas and experiences. Demonstrating the local creative talents’ […]