Curator Lam Sio-man (left) and artist Heidi Lau in the Macau pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale. Lau’s exhibition considers the history and identity Macau’s casino expansion erased in her eyes. Photo: Enid Tsui

Macau’s lost identity in focus at its Venice Biennale pavilion, an exile’s take on casino culture

  • Artist Heidi Lau watched from afar as Macau’s first mega casinos ‘just suddenly emerged from the muddy swamps of Cotai’
  • Her art at the Macau Pavilion in the Venice Biennale is a reaction to the big changes in her home city, which she feels have erased its history and identity
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Curator Lam Sio-man (left) and artist Heidi Lau in the Macau pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale. Lau’s exhibition considers the history and identity Macau’s casino expansion erased in her eyes. Photo: Enid Tsui
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