The Mutato-Archive is a photographic collection of non-standard fruits, roots and vegetables, displaying a dazzling variety of forms, colors and textures, that only become visible when commercial standards cease to exist. The complete absence of botanical anomalies in our supermarkets has caused us to regard the consistency of produce presented there as natural. Produce has become a highly designed, monotonous product. We have forgotten, and in many cases never experienced, the way fruits and vegetables can actually look (and taste). The Mutato-Project serves to document, preserve and promote these last remainders of agricultural plasticity.

2006 - Present | continuously growing collection of photographs

Read more about the standardization of fruits and vegetables and causes for the decline of biodiversity and variation in agriculture in: The Decline of Wonkiness (on this site).

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