Intervention

Seed Bombing the Landscape, by Kathryn Miller

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Artist: Kathryn Miller Title: Seed Bombing the Landscape Year created: 1992-2001 Location: Santa Barbara, California Materials: clay, compost and local seeds. What is the piece’s impact? This project led to the growth of many seedlings. During exhibitions, seed bombs were made available for others to…

Edible Estates, Fritz Haeg et al.

Edible Estates

Artist: Fritz Haeg, and many collaborators Title: Edible Estates Year created: 2005 – ongoing Location: Started in the US – now in many countries including Demanrk, Isreal, Hungary, Turkey, and Italy. Materials: Front lawns, gardens What is the piece’s impact? Residential front lawns…

FIT (freie internationale tankstelle), by Dida Zende

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Artist: Dida Zende Title:  FIT (freie internationale tankstelle) Year created: 2003-ongoing Location: Austria, Canada, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, USA. Materials: Old gas station, curation What is the piece’s impact? Converted several abandoned gas stations into to creative spaces. Actively looking for new spaces…

7000 Oaks, by Joseph Beuys

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Artist: Joseph Beuys Title:  7000 Eichen – Stadtverwaldung statt Stadtverwaltung (7000 Oaks – City Forestation Instead of City Administration) Year created: 1982-1987 Location: Kassel, Germany Materials: Trees, basalt stone What is the piece’s impact? This project led to the planting of seven thousand trees in Kassel.…

Rock Garden of Chandigarh, by Nek Chand

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Artist: Nek Chand Title: Rock Garden of Chandigarh Year created: 1957 – 1976 Location: Chandigarh, India Materials: local industrial and residential waste. What is the piece’s impact? As a result of the artistic intervention on this site, in 1976 the park was inaugurated as a public…

Mandela Artscape, by Susan Leibovitz Steinman

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Artist: Susan Leibovitz Steinman Title: Mandela Artscape   Year created: 1998-1999 Location: West Oakland, USA Materials: Used freeway materials and (mostly) native California. plants. What is the piece’s impact? The project was rooted in a quest to create local jobs, develop new skills and training. It resulted in…