Forest to Junk: Tracing the Teak Road

Forest to Junk: Tracing the Teak Road

Sun 24 Mar 2013

Time:
7.00 pm — 8.30 pm
Location:
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (find us)
Venue:
John Hope Gateway (access only via West Gate, Arboretum Place)
Price:
£8/6
Age:
14+
Booking:
Tickets can be purchased in advance from www.sciencefestival.co.uk or 08445572686

Geneticist Dr Stephen Cavers will explain how wood DNA can be used to locate its source and control illegal logging, whilst artist Lucy Davis shares the stories of people and forests that emerged from the grain of a teak bed.

This event is programmed to coincide with the exhibition Jalan Jati (Teak Road) in the John Hope Gateway - Find out more: http://www.rbge.org.uk/whats-on/event-details/2769

Image: Lucy Davis A Teak Bed Remembers an Island. Charcoal, papercuts and woodprint collage from a teak bed on paper 2012. Jalan Jati (Teak Road) 23 min 2012 : Animation Stills

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