Ingeniī

220x100x80 cm, thermoformed plastic, resin, dolomite, 2022 (sold)

Sculpture is an allegory of beauty and creativity, hidden under the shape of plant called myrtle. In mythology, myrtle was one of the attribute of goodness Aphrodite. It was supposed to bring inspiration and good energy to the once who wears it. Word ingenium in latin refers to talent, ability and mostly character or nature of things and was also used to describe properties of this plant. Form ingeniī was used on purpose to spotlight the function of declination, which in that case, answers the question to whom something belongs. Object was created to remind us about our intellectual and dormant potential.