All Tomorrow’s Parties / West Palm Beach, commissioned by Beth Rudin DeWoody collection, 2017
Estás Como Mango / Puerto Vallarta, commissioned by OPC, 2015
The Endless Orchard, Creative Capital, 2016
The Fruit Doesn’t Fall Far From The Tree / Atlanta, commissioned by the Atlanta Contemporary, 2013
The French Quarter / New Orleans, commissioned by Newcomb Art Museum, 2018
The Practices Of Everyday Life (The Blood Of The Land aka Red Dogwood) / Louisville, Kentucky, commissioned by 21c Museum Hotel, 2015
Fallen Fruit Biography
Fallen Fruit is an art collaboration originally conceived in 2004 by David Burns, Matias Viegener and Austin Young. Since 2013, David and Austin have continued the collaborative work. Fallen Fruit's photography developed by mapping fruit trees growing on or over public property in Los Angeles. Fallen Fruit's photography collaboration has expanded to include serialized public projects and site-specific installations and happenings in various cities around the world. By always working with fruit as a material or media, the catalogue of photography projects and works reimagine public interactions with the margins of urban space, systems of community and narrative real-time experience. Public Fruit Jams invites a broad public to transform homegrown or public fruit and join in communal jam-making as experimentation in personal narrative and sublime collaboration; Nocturnal Fruit Forages, nighttime neighborhood fruit tours explores the boundaries of public and private space at the edge of darkness; Public Fruit Meditations renegotiates our relationship of ourselves through guided visualizations and dynamic group participation. Fallen Fruit’s photography and visual work includes an ongoing series of narrative photographs, wallpapers, everyday objects and video works that explore the social and political implications of our relationship to fruit and world around us. Recent curatorial projects reindex the social and historical complexities of museums and archives by re-installing permanent collections through syntactical relationships of fruit as subject. Fallen Fruit uses fruit as a common denominator to change the way you see the world.