Singaporean eco-artist, Teresa Teo Guttensohn, and her friends were tied to a tree for 24 hours at Speakers’ Corner, Hong Lim Park, Singapore, from 3pm 22-23 Jun 2013 (Sat-Sun). The physical and symbolic chaining was to call for urgent action on the issue of the plan for a cross-island MRT line to run underneath Central Catchment Nature Reserve (CCNR), potentially destroying Singapore’s precious remaining rainforest and its amazing biodiversity.
The petition “Save Singapore’s Forest Reserves; Our Natural Heritage” was launched at this event.
“Singaporean Eco-artist calls on LTA to reroute Cross Island Line,” by Chiu Peace, Yahoo! News Singapore, 23 Jun 2013 – link.
Bird Ecology Study Group (BESG) – Save MacRitchie Forest – Eco-performance
Nature Society (Singapore) Facebook – Postings on “Chained To Our Roots” Eco-art performance
Singapore Heritage Society Facebook – “Chained to our Roots” event – an eco-artist’s appeal to re-route the Cross Island MRT line because of impact on Singapore’s natural heritage
Letter to ST Forum (unpublished) by Vilma D’Rozario
Letter of appeal to Minister of Transport (CC: Deputy Prime Minister) by Teresa Teo Guttensohn