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Exhibition (de)Tour: Medicinal Herbs by Ng Kim Chuan (Singapore), gardener, NTU Community Herb Garden
Courtesy NTU Community Herb Garden.
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Exhibition (de)Tour: Medicinal Herbs by Ng Kim Chuan (Singapore), gardener, NTU Community Herb Garden
12 Jan 2019 - 12 Jan 2019  3pm - 5.30PM

Introduction of Quadra Medicinale Singapore by Khim Ong (Singapore), Deputy Director, Curatorial Programmes, NTU CCA Singapore

This tour will take place at NTU CCA Singapore and NTU Community Herb Garden.
Registration required via Peatix.

*Tour will be in Mandarin.

Programme will start at NTU CCA Singapore, Block 43 Malan Road and end at NTU Community Herb Garden, Nanyang Technological University, Nanyang Avenue near Jalan Bahar Gate. One-way transportation from NTU CCA Singapore to NTU is provided.

In conceptualising Quadra Medicinale (2009), Jef Geys asked local collaborators to identify plants that grew on the street, and to research their potential medicinal or beneficial properties. The NTU Community Herb Garden is dedicated to the cultivation of such plants and is home to more than 300 species of tropical plants and herbs with medicinal properties. Ng Kim Chuan founded the Garden in 2009, together with a small group of volunteers consisting of staff, students, and members of the public, to serve as a charitable resource of medicinal herbs for the poor and the needy. Ng will give a tour of the Garden, with the assistance of Lee Jin Long, NTU student, and share his knowledge and work surrounding these medicinal herbs, especially as alternative treatments for cancer and chronic illnesses.

A public programme of Jef Geys Quadra Medicinale Singapore.

NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (NTU CCA Singapore)
Exhibitions: Block 43 Malan Road, Gillman Barracks, Singapore 109443. Research Centre and Office: Block 6 Lock Road, #01-09/10, Gillman Barracks, Singapore 108934

Exhibition Hours
Tue - Sun: 12.00 - 7.00pm
Fri: 12.00 - 9.00pm
Mon: Closed
Open on Public Holidays
Free Admission

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