POI­SON GAR­DEN AT TROP­I­CAL SPICE GAR­DEN

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A RE­CENT, AL­LUR­ING AD­DI­TION to Trop­i­cal Spice Gar­den in Teluk Ba­hang, Poi­son Gar­den sees a three­way re­la­tion­ship between na­ture, ed­u­ca­tion and con­tem­po­rary art. De­signed by Lithua­nian de­signer Tauras Stal­nio­nis, gar­den cu­ra­tor Ken­neth Khoo and illustration stu­dio La Com­pag­nie du Cham­pagne, the gar­den houses 38 types of poi­sonous plants and is rem­i­nis­cent of an art gallery – artsy, ab­stract signs shed light on each plant’s uses and dan­gers with con­densed notes in five dif­fer­ent lan­guages: Man­darin, Malay, English, Tamil and Ara­bic.

595 Mukim 2, Jalan Teluk Ba­hang, Pe­nang (012 430 7795/ trop­i­cal­spice­gar­den.com). Daily, 9am-9pm.

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