Tag Archive for food

Wheatfield: A Confrontation, by Agnes Denes

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Artist: Agnes Denes Title: Wheatfield: A Confrontation Year created: 1982 Location: New York City, USA Materials: A wheat field, and the cycle of plantation and harvest. What is the piece’s impact? The project transformed an brownfield site into a wheat field for one agricultural…

Urban Apple Orchard, by Susan Leibovitz Steinman

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Artist: Susan Leibovitz Steinman Title: Food for Thought: Urban Apple Orchard Year created: 1994-1995 Location: San Francisco, USA Materials: Salvaged tires, recycled concrete gravel, eleven different “antique” apple trees, salvaged tree limbs. What is the piece’s impact? It reclaimed a desolate urban space…

Not a Cornfield, by Lauren Bon

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Artist: Lauren Bon Title:  Not a Cornfield Year created: 2005-2006 Location: Los Angeles, USA Materials: A corn field, website, and the cycle of plantation and harvest. What is the piece’s impact? The project transformed a 32-acre industrial brownfield site into a cornfield for one…

Edible Garden, by Nils Norman

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Artist: Nils Norman Title: Edible Park  Year created: Started in 2009, opened 2010. Location:  City farm Herweijerhoeve in Zuiderpark, The Hague, Holland Materials: Plants, permaculture, small building. What is the piece’s impact? Led to the creation of two food gardens and a space…

Food for Free, by Irational

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Artist: Irational (Heath Bunting and Kayle Brandon) Title:  Bristol Food for Free Year created: 2004 – 2013 Location: Bristol, UK Materials: Mapping, vacant lots, edible foods What is the piece’s impact?  This is a visual mapping of edible plant organisms that are available in…

Edible Estates, Fritz Haeg et al.

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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…