Jalan Jati (Teak Road)

Jalan Jati (Teak Road)

Fri 22 Mar — Sun 7 July 2013

10.00 am — 6.00 pm
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
John Hope Gateway
No booking required

Jalan Jati or "Teak Road' traces the historic, material and poetic journeys of a 1950s teak bed that was found in a Singapore karang guni junk store, back to a location in Southeast Asia where the original teak tree may have grown. The project comprises photography, woodprint collage and stop-motion animation. Jalan Jati connects cross-cultural natural histories, micro and macro arboreal influences and DNA timber tracking technology.


RELATED EVENT: Forest to Junk: Tracing the Teak Road, Sunday 24 March - Find out more

Image: Lucy Davis Pokok Ranjang Jati, Teak Bed Tree. Woodprint collage of a 1940’s-50’s teak bed found in Singapore.on paper 240 x 150 cm 2009

A touring exhibition from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

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