Topic: Projects and Events

Two New Articles About the Guerrilla Grafters

Posted on November 16, 2021 by - Projects and Events

Chandra Russo published two scholarly articles examining the history and influence Guerrilla Grafters and the possibilities for our radical imagination. The first, entitled “The art of care: Urban oppositional practices and the case of the Guerrilla Grafters,” is through City. The second is “Cities of Fruit: Arts Intervention and the Radical Imagination,” through American Quarterly. I love reading these articles and learning new perspectives on this beloved project.

Creating Edible Urban Worlds: Techniques and Politics of Guerrilla Grafting

Posted on February 16, 2021 by - Projects and Events

This online workshop will introduce participants to the basics of fruit tree grafting, with attention to urban street trees. Burst, of the Guerrilla Grafters demonstrated basic grafting techniques, discuss strategies for grafting on city streets, and talk about the stakes involved for tactical urban commons. They outline the dynamics of public and private space in urban contexts, and how this guerrilla practice situates in larger interventionist, ecological, and social art contexts.

ONLINE MAR 7 | 2021 | 1-2:30PM ET

Guerrilla Grafting at CSU San Marcos

Posted on February 15, 2020 by - Projects and Events

In February 2020, Burst visited CSU San Marcos for several days of workshops working through the construction of public natures. We grafted the Callery pears on campus and made companion species seed packets for the ornamental trees.

Grafters X Change 2019

Posted on March 16, 2019 by - Projects and Events, Uncategorized

East Coast Guerrilla Grafters!
Tactical forestry continues in Central New York with the first Grafters X Change:

Grafters X Change is a bioregional eco-art event where fruit tree enthusiasts throughout Central New York converge to share scionwood and seeds, skills, fruit foods, and art projects in a collaborative and interdisciplinary setting. We are committed to ecological justice and honor ancestral legacies of multispecies collaboration and care.