Jeremy Fernando at the NUS Arts Festival 2020 (Wed, 29 Jan)

January 09, 2020

The printed word has long shaped how we view the world - from shedding light on society to coining buzzwords that have permeated everyday speak. Using John Berger's iconic work, Ways of Seeing, as a springboard, join book lovers - Cyril Wong, an award-winning poet and writer, Jeremy Fernando, reader, writer and fellow of Tembusu College, and Pooja Nansi, Festival Director of the Singapore Writers Festival - who will share their favourite books that have blown their mind and expanded their ways of seeing.

 

'Ways of Seeing'

Wednesday, 29 January

730pm

NUS Museum

To register, please go to : https://cfa.nus.edu.sg/NAF2020/event-pages-and-perspectives.html

The Tembusu (Fagraea fragrans) is a large evergreen tree in the family Gentianaceae. It is native to Southeast Asia. Its trunk is dark brown, with deeply fissured bark, looking somewhat like a bittergourd. It grows in an irregular shape from 10 to 25m high. Its leaves are light green and oval in shape. Its yellowish flowers have a distinct fragrance and the fruits of the tree are bitter tasting red berries, which are eaten by birds and fruit bats.