A depiction of the endangered Vietnamese Pot Belly Pig (Vietnamese: Lợn Ỉ). No longer primarily being bred for meat, it's survival largely depends on it's fickle popularity as an imported pet in the West. As with the last native rhinocerous poached in Vietnam, the species could soon be extinct.
This work has been supported in part by the NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore, a national research centre of the Nanyang Technological University.
NTU Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA)
Painting. Watercolor and gouache on silk
20 x 25 cm