Zheng Bo at his living exhibition "Life is Hard. Why Do We Make It So Easy?" at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden in Tai Po, Hong Kong. Photo: Jockey Club New Arts Power Zheng Bo at his living exhibition "Life is Hard. Why Do We Make It So Easy?" at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden in Tai Po, Hong Kong. Photo: Jockey Club New Arts Power
Zheng Bo at his living exhibition "Life is Hard. Why Do We Make It So Easy?" at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden in Tai Po, Hong Kong. Photo: Jockey Club New Arts Power
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Extinction message in artist Zheng Bo’s floral exhibition – ‘We need to learn how to live with other species,’ he says

  • We have got to stop seeing the world from a human-first perspective, the artist argues, or the mass extinction event under way in nature will wipe us out too
  • Amid a lush tropical garden, he has trained ferns and orchids that grow wild in Hong Kong around bamboo frames that literally spell out his exhibition’s title

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Zheng Bo at his living exhibition "Life is Hard. Why Do We Make It So Easy?" at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden in Tai Po, Hong Kong. Photo: Jockey Club New Arts Power Zheng Bo at his living exhibition "Life is Hard. Why Do We Make It So Easy?" at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden in Tai Po, Hong Kong. Photo: Jockey Club New Arts Power
Zheng Bo at his living exhibition "Life is Hard. Why Do We Make It So Easy?" at Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden in Tai Po, Hong Kong. Photo: Jockey Club New Arts Power
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