Reclaimed polypropylene barrels juxtapose the modern with the natural and indigenous world. Below, Shark Infested Table. Right, Hawai’i Land Grab. Far right, Colony.
Honolulu Star-Advertiser, “Artists envision Hawaii in 1,000 years … Mark Chai’s ‘Forever Pele, 2017’ sculpture made from reclaimed wood appears as smooth as obsidian. In the artist’s statement he says, simply, ‘Pele is the past/Pele is now/Pele is the future.'”