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Ethnobotany—the study and use of plants in human culture—has long been practised in Southeast Asia. In the early 1800s, William Farquhar, the first British Resident and Commandant of colonial Singapore commissioned a collection of 477 watercolours—a…

26 Feb 2019, Tue 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM The Single Screen, Block 43 Malan Road “Weeds” are not a group of related plants (like “orchids” or “gingers” or “palms”), nor are they plants with shared physical characteristics (like “trees” or “shrubs”).…

2 Mar 2019, Sat 04:00 PM - 06:30 PM The Single Screen, Block 43 Malan RoadFilmmaker Inge Godelaine (Belgium) will introduce her films and be available for Q&A. Margaret Tait, Garden Pieces, 1998, 11 min 30 sec Filmmaker-poet Margaret Tait’s last…

Join this conversation with the curator of Quadra Medicinale, first presented at the Venice Biennale International Art Exhibition in 2009, and learn more about how it started. Local collaborators will also share their experiences implementing Jef…

Jef Geys_School Posters.pdf
Jef Geys Quadra Medicinale Singapore Education Poster

20181201_Jef Geys_ERG.pdf
Jef Geys Quadra Medicinale Singapore Education Resource Guide

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Research interests: - Botanical studies and urban planning - Regional folklore, ghost myths, animistic practices - Alternative historiographies Inspired by the recent felling of Khaya senegalensis (a tree species native to West Africa) in one of Ho…

25 Aug 2018, Sat 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM The Single Screen, Block 43 Malan Road With over 600 species, rattan is astonishingly diverse with its main centre of distribution in Southeast Asia and the Malay Archipelago. Uses of the plants range from…

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