Pitting culture and cultivation against civilization and its privatization of the commons, the Guerrilla Grafters graft fruit bearing branches onto non-fruit bearing, ornamental fruit trees on city streets.
With recent legislation such as Proposition 187, immigrants, refugees and illegal aliens were certainly impacting the city’s political and economic landscape. A voicemail system accompanied the exhibit and featured personal interviews with refugees from Bosnia in the United States.
Fired through gelatin, to simulate penetration of the human body, the bullets had bloomed into lead flowers. Each flower photograph represented one of the many casualties this year.