Fritz Haeg: Welcoming the Wild

Cornell in Rome Fall 2010 Lecture Series

Fritz Haeg is based in a geodesic dome in the hills of Los Angeles. His work includes edible gardens, public dances, educational environments, animal homes, domestic gatherings, temporary encampments, documentary videos, publications, exhibitions, and occasionally buildings for people. Recent projects include Sundown Schoolhouse, an itinerant educational program; Edible Estates, replacing domestic front lawns with edible landscapes; and Animal Estates, making homes for native animals in cities around the world, which debuted at the 2008 Whitney Biennial. Recent books include The Sundown Salon Unfolding Archive (Evil Twin Publications, 2009), and the expanded second edition of Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn (Metropolis Books, 2010). He is a 2010–11 Rome Prize Fellow.