MACAO, Sept. 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Following the successful launch of ‘Mr Doodle First Exhibition in Macao‘ by Artelli, the pioneering multi-dimensional premium art space and brand of Forward Fashion Group, in collaboration with Melco Resorts & Entertainment, Pearl Lam Galleries and ARTOX GROUP, this exhibition holds the distinction of being the Special Exhibition of ‘Art Macao: Macao International Art Biennale 2023.’ With its exceptional panoramas, the exhibition has sparked excitement among both visitors and local residents. It has become a social media sensation, amassing over a million views, and earning its place as a must-visit destination.
Left to Right: Patrick Fan, Founder and Chairman of the Board of FFH; Cheong Man Fai, Head of the DSEDJ; Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Director of MGTO; Mr Doodle, Internationally renowned artist; Cheang Kai Meng, Vice President of ICM; Clarence Chung, Board Director of Melco Resorts & Entertainment; David Sisk, Chief Operating Officer (Macau Resorts) of Melco Resorts & Entertainment ; Christy Cheong, Vice President of Events & Promotions of Melco Resort & Entertainment
Today, the internationally renowned contemporary artist delivered his inaugural live performance in Macao, drawing in hundreds of fans and art collectors. While demonstrating his doodling artistry, Mr Doodle also unveiled his latest creation – ‘Mr Doodle x Mickey Mouse‘ sculpture at 30cm. This playful twist on the beloved Disney character features Mickey Mouse with hands tucked behind his back, toes pointed, standing tall with pride. The sculpture has become a highly sought-after piece, adorned with Mr Doodle’s iconic doodles. Crafted from premium resin, the body showcases embossed patterns and vibrant colors achieved through injection molding. This exquisite piece is available for purchase on the Artelli official website (www.artelli-meta.com) and in-store, making it the perfect addition to your home.
From top: Mr Doodle’s first visit to Macao attracts a large audience; The global debut of the Mickey Mouse sculpture (30cm) created by Mr Doodle is now available for purchase at Artelli Each piece comes with a limited edition Mr Doodle Coloring Box Set
‘Mr Doodle First Exhibition in Macao‘ offers a lively and extensive showcase of Mr Doodle’s boundless creativity and ink-spiration, scattered across the venue. Alongside the large-scale original artwork exhibition at Artelli, the event features a prominent landmark public art installation, the ‘Doodle Showroom’ located at the City of Dreams, Macau. With the motif to bringing art to life, visitors can also explore the world of digital multimedia art at ‘Doodle Cube’ and continue their journey to the immersive space ‘Doodle Hall’, where they can interact face-to-face with the abundant doodle collection. To celebrate Chinese Valentine’s Day, the ‘Doodle Love Wall’ large-scale interactive art installation was launched, luring visitors to add their personal touch to the art. Nearly a thousand visitors participated, using art as a mutual communication, welcoming cultural connections, and love.
From top: Large-scale art installations created by Mr Doodle on display around City of Dreams, Macau; Mr Doodle’s original exhibition on display at Artelli, the pioneering multi-dimensional premium art space, featuring 24 collectible artworks; Large-scale interactive art installation – ‘Doodle Love Wall’
Mr Doodle extends his doodle enchantment to the dining table at Morpheus Lounge, offering a limited special edition afternoon tea set infused with Mr Doodle’s iconic touches. Friends and family are invited to experience a one-stop, multi-sensory experience, combining art and dining. Discover the world of doodles in person now at Artelli, open daily until October 15, 2023.
Artelli is the pioneering multi-dimensional space for contemporary art, lifestyle aesthetics, digital and techno art, art communities, and brand collaborations. The space stands as a new and unprecedented international landmark for art and culture.
Artelli will ultimately join forces with over a hundred internationally renowned artists and brand designers to co-create exclusive art projects and debut collections. With a dedicated focus on Web 3.0 digital art and metaverse, Artelli pioneers the exploration of new artistic dimensions. Guided by a strong commitment to become a multi-dimensional art space that fosters collaborations within the art and culture communities, Artelli’s visionary path unfolds through the fusion of art, technology, and the dynamic commercial sector.
Artelli has successfully organised more than five highly anticipated art exhibitions, featuring international artists in prime locations spanning Macau, Hong Kong, Taipei, and Shanghai. In the future, Artelli envisions expanding its brand to attain international prominence as the landmark for art and culture. With aspirations reaching Tokyo, Seoul, Singapore, New York, London, and Paris, Artelli is set to leave a vivid mark on the global stage over the next five years.
About Forward Fashion (International) Holdings Company Limited
Forward Fashion (International) Holdings Company Limited is an integrated group with three synergistic business segments – fashion, art and lifestyle – and a commitment to creating innovative retail business model. With a track record of managing over 100 brands, the Group has helped many brands to establish their first presence in Greater China. In recent years, the Group has actively enhanced its operations and developed its own brands, such as Artelli, ASCE, UMJ, WF Fashion, to further enrich its brand portfolio. Leveraging its extensive retail experience and IP resources, the Group has spearheaded exclusive collaborations with brands and cultural and art communities to expand into the international market.
Mr. Fan Wing Ting, Patrick, is the founder, chairman and executive director of Forward Fashion Holdings. In 2005, he founded the first company of the Group in Hong Kong focusing on fashion apparel retail in Greater China. Following the Group’s 2020 listing on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, Forward Fashion has embarked on eCommerce platforms and introduced international fashion and artistic brands and visionary international art projects to Greater China. The Group aims to cater for the preferences and needs of local youths and promotes business diversification.