Divination with Plants

Each plant holds a special message. What does yours say to you?  As part of the Light to Night 2023 Festival, we hosted a “Divination with Plants” artmaking booth at the Asian Civilizations Museum for members of public to get up close to 4 special plants through their colours and messages.   An estimated number of […]

Educator Training Programme

A half-day programme with education staff at Singapore Botanic Gardens. We shared about our work with natural pigments and fibres in Singapore, and the different ways we extract inks from plants at the Ethnobotany Garden. It was a hands-on and enjoyable session as we try to weave the science and practical knowledge behind this practice.  […]

Tracing Ripples Community Art

We were asked by Ng Teng Fong Community Hospital to co-create an artwork with some of their patients and the students from Commonwealth Secondary School. Based on our first location recce at NTFGH, we were quite taken by the rooftop greenery and fish pond outside the dementia wards. We were told that one of the […]

With City Sprouts X PCF SparkleTots

In celebration of the opening of the new Sustainability Centre at City Sprouts, we were commissioned to conceptualize and co-create an art piece with the preschoolers at PCF SparkleTots @ Radin Mas! The six preschoolers were so adorable and wonderful to work with! We showed them how to forage for earth pigments around City Sprouts, […]

Bringing Natural Pigments to Preschools

As part of the preschool’s efforts in moving towards more sustainable art activities for their learners, we were engaged to run a workshop to train their educators in noticing and using earth pigments found in their own garden space to make watercolours. Here are what some of the educators shared post-workshop: “I just finished your Wild […]

Botanical Inkmaking Workshop with STPI Gallery

Inspired by artist Charles Lim’s and botanist Boo Chih Min’s previous work “SEA STATE 9 : proclamation garden”, Wild Dot was asked to conduct a site-specific inkmaking workshop using plant species that thrive along reclaimed coasts at Changi Beach.  Participants were invited to engage in the craft of noticing, harvesting, and working with natural pigments […]

Other Collaborations

We have collaborated with or hosted workshops with the following organizations:  Farm Day Out 2021 at City Sprouts Workshop with AEP students at National Junior College Camp with Kids at Mindful Space Colour Hunters programme with The Garden House Preschool Event Session at Fullerton Hotel Workshop with kids at Mendaki with GUILD


“Landing” is a collaborative community project funded by the National Arts Council that invites people to ground themselves through the act of creating with our land. Through the mediums of natural pigments, foraging, and body movement, we held a series of four community sessions at a coastal area in Singapore, as a space to hold […]

The Waste Refinery Exhibition

“The Waste Refinery” is an exhibition at the National Design Centre that showcases the diverse work of 20 organizations and artists who transform waste into meaningful creations.  We created and showcased our “Ink-surrection” series – a batch of watercolour paints made from waste. The watercolours were created from Avocado pits sourced from a bakery, leftover […]

Good Design Research

We were awarded the Good Design Research grant by DesignSingapore Council  (DSG) in 2021 to deepen our research into the potential of upcycling plant prunings into paints and artmaking kits that could advance the interest in the craft of working with nature creatively in more people. Our research aims to address the following questions: 1. […]