In A Guide to the Flora and Fauna of the World, Robert Zhao Renhui documents the countless ways in which mankind is slowly but surely changing nature. Renhui presents a catalogue full of remarkable entities and life forms that have developed in often unexpected ways in order to cope with their environment after it was altered by people. Other organisms are the result of direct human interventions, with various motives that can range from scientific research to the desire for ornamentation.
About the Artist
Zhao Renhui (b. 1983, Singapore) graduated cum laude from the London College of Communication, and under the auspices of the Institute of Critical Zoologists and The Land Archive has cooperated in solo and group exhibitions in Japan, France, England, South Korea, Indonesia and other countries. His work has received the Deutsche Bank Award for Photography and the Singapore National Arts Council Young Artist Award. In 2012, his work was included in the Noorderlicht exhibition Terra Cognita.