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Fritz Haeg

Visual artist/Architect/Urban Gardener

Fritz Haeg's work has included edible gardens, public dances, educational environments, animal architecture, domestic gatherings, urban parades, temporary encampments, documentary videos, publications, exhibitions, websites, and occasionally buildings for people. Recent projects include Sundown Schoolhouse - an itinerant educational program; Edible Estates - an international series of domestic edible landscapes; and Animal Estates - a housing initiative for native animals in cities around the world which debuted at the 2008 Whitney Biennial. He has variously taught in architecture, design, and fine art programs at Cal Arts, Art Center College of Design, Parsons School of Design, and the University of Southern California. Haeg has produced projects and exhibited work at Tate Modern; San Francisco MoMA; Casco, Utrecht; Mass MoCA; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; SALT Beyoglu, Istanbul; Stroom, Den Haag; The Indianapolis Museum of Art; Arup Phase 2, London, among others. 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). Haeg is a 2010-11 Rome Prize Fellow based in Los Angeles.

Photo by Oto Gillen

The Princeton Atelier was endowed in 2009 through the generosity of a donor who has chosen to remain anonymous. The Atelier is additionally supported through The Newhouse Foundation, The Erik C. Blachford '89 Fund, The Schare-Pfaffenroth Endowment Fund, The Jordan Roth '97 Performance Fund and The Peter T. Joseph Foundation.


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