Fritz Haeg works between his architecture and design practice, Fritz Haeg Studio; the happenings and gatherings of Sundown Salon; the ecology initiatives of Gardenlab, including Edible Estates; and his role as an educator. He has variously taught in architecture, design, and fine art programs at CalArts, Art Center College of Design, Parsons, and the University of Southern California. In 2006 Haeg initiated Sundown Schoolhouse, the alternative educational environment based in his geodesic dome in Los Angeles.
He has produced projects and exhibited work at the Tate Modern; the Whitney Museum of American Art; Mass MoCA; the Institute of Contemporarty Art, Philadelphia; the Wattis Institute; the Netherlands Architecture Institute, Maastricht; and the MAK Center, Los Angeles, among institutions. He and his work have been profiled in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, ABC World News Tonight, Dwell, Frieze, index, among many others. His first book, “Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn”, will be published by Metropolis Books and distributed by D.A.P. in February 2008.
Portland State University’s Art Department offers free public lectures every Monday night of the school year. This is the fifth lecture in the PMMNLS for this season. The PSU MFA Monday Night Lecture Series (PMMNLS) is supported in part by PICA, Reed College, PNCA, Lewis and Clark College, and PSU’s Department of International Studies. If you or your organization are interested in becoming a supporter of the lecture series please let us know.
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