Dwight Portocarrero is an artist lives and works in New York and Venezuela. He explores the precarious state of our ecosystem through sculpture, living installations and works on canvas. Oui presents two of his third nature hybrid plant sculptures in his Chinese Evergreen Hybrid, 2019 series in this showcase. The delicate, transparent resin leaves and exposed soil of the sculptures question our comfort in the face of domesticating nature. He revealed and shown us the fragility of our ecosystem and gave us a glimpse into the nature of the future.
Dwight Portocarrero, Chinese Evergreen Hybrid, 2019.
28 in x 22 in, leaf, resin, wire, earth, steel plate