…from Domestic Integrities at the Walker Art Center and the last editions of Edible Estates and Animal Estates are now online… Edible Estate #15: Twin Cities VIDEO by Fritz Haeg and Jacinto Astiazarán, 19:30 min Fritz Haeg: At Home in the City VIDEO produced by the Walker Art Center, 3:30 min At Home with Fritz ..
…were installed today along the perimeter bike path of the ‘new land’ of the massive port addition known as Maasvlakte 2, and this Saturday is the opening for the entire project – in partnership with Å B Ä K E. and commissioned by TAAK – encompassing a 25 minute video, the complete series of thirty ..
…at the Port of Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte 2 this afternoon – to inspect sites (with press in tow) for the 30 Animal Estates traffic signs that will be permanently placed at the end of next month – felt uncomfortably similar to the visit for filming in February, cold &..
…by frequent design collaborator Benjamin Reichen of Åbäke is in the works and today in Rotterdam we look at the new version, which tells the stories of 24 species of wildlife living within and around the heavy industry of the Port of Rotterdam that will also be recounted by the video we are producing in ..
…footage from a winter visit to the ‘new land’ of the Port of Rotterdam for Animal Estates 9.0 – opening June 29th – and the weather here today is not seeming different enough from the chilly scenes we ar..
…(endangered Natterjack Toads) were created by some sensitive folks from the Port of Rotterdam and the Bureau Stadsnatuur Rotterdam to provide a place for these little creatures to mate in the summer, strangely surrounded by this extreme industrial landscape of one of the largest ports in the world, where we are driving around today gathering ..
…accommodated in a cute little red wood house next to a half buried tiny car in a fenced-in pen surrounded by a vast post-human industrial landscape was a surprising/exciting thing to discover out the door of the Port of Rotterdam offices – where the kitchen ladies are tending them for the eggs, served to the ..
…kicked off the series today at the Animal Estates London HQ, Urban Wildlife Client Services, and we’re getting reports back of good times with bat ecolocation device demonstrations… This workshop proposes the design of cohabitable space that is to be shared between bats and humans. Through the acts of drawing and model making we will attempt to ..
…by our friends at Åbäke is in the works for the Animal Estates London HQ, Urban Wildlife Client Services, and today we received this exciting preview planning picture of jars and jars and jars of the local stuff….m..
…was the opening event of the Animal Estates London HQ: Urban Wildlife Client Services this evening attracting a group of a few hundred to hear from local bird, bat & bees experts presenting their..
…coming soon to Arup in London: ANIMAL ESTATES 8.0: LONDON, ENGLAND Animal Estates London HQ, Urban Wildlife Client Services at Arup Phase 2, 8 Fitzroy Street, London W1T 4BJ October 13th, 2011 – Jan 15th, 2012 OPEN CALL! We are looking for… – EXPERTS on each of the 11 animal clients, interested in collaborating and advising – VOLUNTEERS ..
…some of them lovingly hand-painted and even featuring the name of the cat over the front door, are what I stumbled upon (almost literally) this afternoon, filling a section of sidewalk on a narrow sloping street just up the hill from my hotel and the Antrepo warehouse sites of the Istanbul Biennial (opening for press previews ..
…is the subtitle of the upcoming London Animal Estates HQ project (which I am in town preparing for) coming to the world headquarters of to Arup (the massive global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants, and technical specialists with 10,000 employees and 92 offices in 37 countries) as a new temporary public division of their ..
…or trap nest – similar to the more massive, monolithic version that I made for the Mason Bees in New York City in 2008 – is my Roman rooftop homestead project for the day – having found a big long log out back which I am now drilling a series of holes into, which female ..
…is what I found in the pond at Villa Doria Pamphili this afternoon, installed by some thoughtful human, allowing the many duck residents to access the extensively wooded refuge of the island (sort of Animal Estatey) – but after spending some time duck-watching it seemed that one dominant territorial duck in particular was guarding the ..
…have constructed a gorgeous home under the eaves of ..
…are fascinating (as reported in today’s New York TImes), and though I have to admit I am not a huge cat fan, and tend more towards the dog end of the spectrum, these elaborate outdoor constructions almost make me want a cat. (w..
…is up and ready for some animal habitation action as a part of the show Presidio Habitats, and I was finally able to see it for the first time this afternoon on a tour of the park by curator/gallerist Cheryl Haines who organized this first contemporary art exhibition in a National Park – including work ..
…is where I will be doing a talk tomorrow evening at 7pm, mostly about Animal Estates, on the occasion of the year-long installation of the Snag Tower in the national park for the For-Site Foundation show Presidio Habitats. (more info on..
…(which is a surrogate for a vertical dead tree, or snag, serves as a collective model home to accommodate six native species that would otherwise take up residence in the cavities of the snag, and was originally commissioned for Animal Estates 5.0: Portland, Oregon by The Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College) opens ..