Hélder Beja

Life is an apparently irreversible succession of events, organized by what we commonly define as time. Time has been an object of fixation to humans, to some more than to others. To me, time is like an executioner, sitting there, waiting. Time is unforgiving.

Ung Vai Meng was a name I quickly came to learn when I first arrived in Macau in 2010. I stepped foot for the very first time in this city in January that year, and one month later Ung Vai Meng was taking the wheel of the Macau Cultural Affairs Bureau.