Whether “plant chic,” a repository for ancestral knowledge, or “floraporn,” “Ecologies of Elsewhere” at the Contemporary Arts Center highlights human beings’ selfish motives. If this show is any indication, plant appreciators appear more interested in human wellbeing than plant wellbeing.
Don’t miss an opportunity to see “Ceramicus Sculptus ‘Krohn’,” an exhibition of ceramic sculptures gleaming like “hothouse flowers” in the Krohn Conservatory in Eden Park, Cincinnati, on view through June 18, 2023. Visitors to this exhibition truly wonder, “How did they do that?”
Hayler Barker takes viewers into the home of longtime activist Angeleno Isa-Kae Meksin. By reflecting on Meksin’s garden, apartment and neighborhood, Barker provides an intimate glimpse into the power of everyday interactions with the nonhuman world that bustles around us.