is the outcome of a conversation between two friends, artist Simryn Gill and anthropologist
Michael Taussig, addressing the complexities of palm oil and “the enormous transformations, human, and ecological
, that this crop engenders” (Taussig) in two disparate geographical locations, Southeast Asia
and South America
Born 1959 in Singapore, Simryn Gill lives and works in Sydney, Australia
, and Port Dickson, Malaysia.