Creative Macau

Center for Creative Industries

Visual Arts

Papa Osmubal

Papa Osmubal (aka Oscar Balajadia) is a poet-artist residing in Macau-SAR, China. He has an MA in English Studies from the University of Macau, where when he graduated he was awarded the highest honor (Excellence). He is also into occidental calligraphy, doing both modern and old (classical) scripts. Among his many calligraphy heroes are Joseph “Joe” Vitolo and Julien “Kaalam” Breton.

Exhbitions

Voice In The Murk – paper art exhibition by Papa Osmubal

14th February — 14th March, 2015

The exhibition is composed of 80 paper-cuts, made with black and white construction paper. The artwork themes are mainly Asia and Macau, by using the techniques of modern way in applying the Chinese and Japanese styles of paper cutting. In addition to paper cuts, a number of pen-pencil-ink abstract sketches are included in the exhibition […]

“Symbols In Cultures” 11th anniversary group exhibition

28th August — 13th September, 2014

SYMBOLS IN CULTURES Everywhere we look in societies are forms of symbolic representation, which identify and illustrate different culture, philosophy, and lifestyle. Thinking that symbols in society are unconscious forms of communication in the way of social, ideological, political concepts and many others, they are important and integral elements in understanding a culture and a […]