Migrant Ecologies Project

Part magic, part science, part eco-historical investigation, this project traces the material & imagined journeys of a 1950's teak bed found in a Singapore, across Southeast Asia to the possible location of original tree using of DNA tracking technology. An interdisciplinary collaboration about memories of wood, trees and people.

Jalan Jati (Teak Road): Winner, Promotional Award of the International Short Film Festival at Oberhausen, Germany 2012.

Jalan Jati (the project): Finalist, Prix COAL,
Art & Ecology Prize
, France 2011.

This project is supported by a Singapore Academic Research Fund (ACRF) Tier 1 Grant at the School of Art Design and Media (ADM) Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.