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Cortada to present at Grantmakers in the Arts Conference's Climate Change panel
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Cortada to present at Grantmakers in the Arts Conference's Climate Change panel

Grantmakers in the Arts ConferenceOrganized by Edwin Torres, associate director, NYC Opportunities Fund, The Rockefeller Foundation. This session will explore strategies for leveraging art and design to address issues of climate change, one of the defining issues of our time. The session will include representatives of: Pratt Center for Community Development and Wildlife Conservation Society, the Florida International University College of Architecture + The Arts | Office of Engaged Creativity.

10/17/2012
When: This event is closed to the public
Where: Eden Roc Hotel
4525 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida  33140
United States

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The panel is open only to conference attendees. 

 

2012 GIA Conference

Grantmakers in the Arts: Climate Change

Organized by Edwin Torres, associate director, NYC Opportunities Fund, The Rockefeller Foundation, this session will explore strategies for leveraging art and design to address issues of climate change, one of the defining issues of our time. The session will include representatives of:

 

Pratt Center for Community Development, who have used the arts to engage Brooklyn community members in energy-efficiency upgrades of their homes; 


Wildlife Conservation Society‚Äôs Dr. Eric Sanderson who is developing an online forum that allows the public to develop and share climate-resilient designs for New York City;

Xavier Cortada, artist-in-residence at Florida International University College of Architecture + The Arts | Office of Engaged Creativity, who has created eco-art installations at the Earth's poles to generate global awareness and has developed participatory art projects to engage communities in local action including his work with scientists, arborists and environmental managers to develop eco-art projects that engage community residents in bioremediation. 

 

See more at http://conference.giarts.org/sessions/wed04.html

 


Cortada

One of three panelists, Cortada will speak about his participatory art practice (which is based at Florida International University College of Architecture + The Arts | Office of Engaged Creativity, where he serves as artist-in-residence).

Cortada will also discuss his "Longitudinal Installation" global awareness project (www.longitudinalinstallation.org) and his "Reclamation Project" (www.reclamationproject.net) local action effort.

 


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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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