Artist Projects

Endless Orchard


Fallen Fruit

Fallen Fruit’s Endless Orchard is a non-contiguous map of fruit trees in public space. The orchard exists both in real world and real time. It exists simultaneously at the margins of public and private space, and the boundaries of social media and public participation. A monument to sharing will be anchored by an orchard of orange trees installed at the California State Historic Park and planting of public fruit trees will expand from this location organized by local community groups, schools and the general public. All the public fruit trees in the Endless Orchard will be marked online in a mapping systems similar to Google Maps. This open-source data will integrate with already existing databases into the largest single source map of public fruit trees in the world. The Endless Orchard map will also integrate social media using the fruit trees as markers for public participation.

  • Artists

    Fallen Fruit

    Fallen Fruit’s David Burns, Matias Viegener, and Austin Young coined the term ‘Public Fruit’ and began mapping fruit in publi…

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    David Burns

    David Burns lives and works in Southern California. He holds a BFA from CalArts and an MFA from UC Irvine. Burns has recently presented project…

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    Austin Young

    Austin Young is a portrait photographer and video artist based in Los Angeles since 1985. He has created an encyclopedic documentation of sub- and tr…

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  • Events

    Sep 30 – Feb 26, 2017
    Cooper Hewitt Presents "By the People" Including work by Fallen Fruit



    Oct 06 – Apr 03, 2016
    "The Value of Food," A Multimedia Art Exhibition Includes Fallen Fruit and Mel Chin



    Aug 06 – Oct 10, 2015
    Fallen Fruit Present "Power of People, Power of Place" at Bemis Center



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  • Project News

    April 15, 2015
    Project Premiere: Emily Johnson's SHORE in Lenapehoking (New York City)



    April 7, 2015
    Project Premiere: Kerry Tribe Solo Exhibition "The Loste Note" at 356 Mission in Los Angeles



    March 19, 2015
    Project Premiere: Carlos Motta Launches Web-Based Project "Gender Talents"



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