…with a few friends and a few brave and enthusiastic passers-by – where we make a living sculpture, taking turns coming out of it and responding with new positions – is a fun final activity (we lasted an hour, but I could really do all day long) on the rug before it is given a final installation by ..
…tonight at the Berkeley Art Museum featured parades, masks, banners, and other things you need at an opening ceremony, and on the rug we did a durational movement activity with anyone who wanted to join (see 00:40 on this video from a 2009 project to get a sense of what it looked like), which was ..
…the just-premiered PBS-produced online video series visited me in LA today to film an upcoming episode, so get your old sheets, towels, clothes and textiles ready for your upcoming assignment. (tumblr ..
…always tastes better, where we are preparing for the installation of the traveling Domestic Integrities rug at the Berkeley Art Museum as a part of The Possible curated by artist Dav..
…of Domestic Integrities part A05 for the opening of “Fritz Haeg: At Home in the City” at the Walker Art Center tomorrow night (plus today’s links to a Star Tribune story on Edible Estate #15 and an interview with Michael Pollan on the Walke..
…in preparation for the August 8th opening of Fritz Haeg: At Home in the City on August 8th, started this morning with the low rumbling of a huge moving truck barely big enough for my road, the arrival of two friendly movers for hours of heavy lifting, wrapping, and packing of the American Domestic Integrities ..
…here on the Pollinaria farm in Abruzzo, Italy have reached their peak spring moments and final installations as we prepare to leave after a few weeks of living with them. (see lots of new pics po..
…all of the wild spontaneous plants we can find growing on the sprawling sloping expanses of the farm that have some domestic use, like borage, mustard, dandelion, chicory, chamomile, mint, cardoon, wild rose, fennel, blackberries, nettles…but our wish list of as yet unfound delicacies includes wild asparagus and nati..
…by farmer Luciano on his big tractor gets the compacted clay soil ready for our planti..
…that consumed me – and I consumed so many of – during my summer chapter of Domestic Integrities at Pollinaria, and now just wishful little buds that I won’t be around to taste in a f..
…on the way from Amsterdam to Abruzzo for the final seasonal chapter of Domestic Integrities at Pollinaria is warm sunny summery deep breath of ancient urbanism before we head East for ..
…wrapped up it’s eventful four day marathon session at the Hammer Museum this evening, and tomorrow the (ever expanding, now 22′ diameter) rug travels to Human Resources in Chinatown for an intensive 10 days of morning to night Sundown Schoolhouse activities. (see more info and ph..
…arrived at the Pollinaria farm today, massive orange and green fruits of Abruzzian autumn (which we made a small dent in that evening, roasted and in risotto) from a local farmer while on a search for local materials that could be used for the making of the Domestic Integrity Field rug (since the hand washing, ..
…here at Pollinaria – the farm west of Pescara where Domestic Integrities E01 is being developed through four seasons – has just finished today, exactly as we are returning for the fall cycle of the project…but at least we managed to scavenge a few beautiful purple bunches left behind on the vine a..
…is where I have returned today to set up for an evening event following my lecture at the Detroit Institute of Art – for which artist Jon Brumit is foraging food, Lucky Dragons is making soundscapes, and I’ll be sitting in a circle on the floor with anyone who wants to join me crocheting the ..
…the colors of the MSU Spartans – is center emerging from the piles of cast off clothes, textiles, and fabrics gathered for the third official Domestic Integrities rug (the European version now installed and gradually growing at Pollinaria in Abruzzo, and the American rug just opened at MoMA) which will be going to the Broad ..
…performed what is referred to as a ‘swarming’ by proprietress J Morgan Puett, in form of an elaborate midday meal…experienced by way of photos, though wishing I could..
…and finally we get to see the project fully installed, presented to the public, rug in action, with a few days of crocheting getting it up to about 16′ in diameter, not the 18 or 20 I had hoped – but there is still time for it to grow throughout the show – while it ..
…this afternoon coming right from the airport to the museum for a few days of communal rug crocheting to get it up to size for the Monday night opening, meanwhile out in the courtyard, the Domestic Integrity garden that we planted last June has been sprawling out, with an errant squash tendril occasionally grabbing a ..
…designed by Zaha Hadid will be opening on November 9th, featuring an installation of Domestic Integrities, and today was my first chance to see the gallery interior under construction, whose slick design will provide the perfect foil for the huge hand-crocheted rug of discarded textiles, clothes and linens upon which locals (like students from the ..