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"I aim to create vertical gardens inside the library comprised not of plants we want to grow
, but of those we want to kill."

--Xavier Cortada
The work will be exhibited during Spring 2011 at Miami-Dade Public Library System's Main Gallery.
To participate in this collaborative eco-art project locally, please contact Urban Paradise Guild's Sam Van Leer who is serving as the project's coordinator.

Using exotic invasive plants from East-Central Alabama, Hanging Gardens is also being implemented as the final assignment (download PDF) in Professor Christopher McNulty's combined intermediate-level and advanced-level sculpture class at Auburn University.  

Click here to download compilation of Spring 2010 Auburn art students' Hanging Gardens sculptures.
Calendar

9/27/2014 » 1/4/2015
Glenbow Museum (Calgary, Canada): Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art, 1775 - 2012

11/12/2014 » 12/17/2014
Littoral Creatures: Broward College Exhibit and Lecture

11/19/2014 » 2/1/2015
30 Years on the Road: ArtCenter | South Florida

12/3/2014 » 12/7/2014
Art Basel 2014: FREEDOM celebrates 10th Anniversary of Cortada's MIAMI MANGROVE FOREST

FIU College of Architecture + The Arts


Xavier Cortada
Artist-in-Residence
Florida International University
College of Architecture + The Arts
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 430
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Xavier Cortada's participatory art practice is based at Florida International University.






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