Chilean artist Patricia Domínguez's first UK solo exhibition invites the viewer to envision possible futures for humans, plants and animals thriving in the cracks of modernity.
The exhibition features newly commissioned work including a video installation presented alongside a series of cybernetic altars and totem figures. These derive from Domínguez’s residency at Gasworks in 2017, when she infiltrated prayer and wellness facilities in the privately owned estate of Canary Wharf, one of London’s financial hubs.
Sculptures dotted around the show combine talismanic objects with men’s corporate shirts, consumer electronics and brightly painted LED boards as a way of appropriating and repurposing the imagery of global finance and its mythologies.
Assemblages of found objects, ceramic pieces and watercolours are gathered around a multi-screen video installation entitled Eyes of Plants (2019). At its core is a 25-minute-long video exploring healing rituals with roses.