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FLOR500 at 2012 Florida Library Association Conference in Orlando
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FLOR500 at 2012 Florida Library Association Conference in Orlando

Xavier Cortada's charcoal wildflower drawing will be transformed into 80 living wildflower gardens across Florida: The art work was cut into 80 pieces to be distributed along with seeds (from the Florida Wildflower Foundation) to 80 attendees of the Florida Library Association Conference on April 18th, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. Participants will plant the wildflower seeds at home, dedicating their garden to a Floridian they admire. They will post photos of their garden at www.flor500.com.

4/18/2012 to 4/20/2012
When: 4/18/2012
5:00 PM
Where: Wyndham Orlando Resort
8001 International Drive, Palm Ballroom
Florida Division of Library and Information Services booth
Orlando, Florida  32819
United States

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FLOR500 drawing planting for Florida Library Association

Xavier Cortada, "
FLOR500: Florida Library Association planting drawing,” 80 drawings (charcoal on board) and Florida native wildflower seeds inside plastic bags on wall, 2012.  


Xavier Cortada's charcoal wildflower drawing will be transformed into 80 living wildflower gardens across Florida: The art work was cut into 80 pieces to be distributed along with seeds (from the Florida Wildflower Foundation)  to 80 attendees of the Florida Library Association Conference on April 18th, 2012 in Orlando, Florida. Participants will plant the wildflower seeds at home, dedicating their garden to a Floridian they admire. They will post photos of their garden at www.flor500.com.
 
The work is presented by the FIU | College of Architecture + The Arts | Office of Engaged Creativity where Cortada serves as Artist-in-Residence.  To learn more and see video, please visit http://news.fiu.edu/2012/04/participatory-art-project-to-celebrate-floridas-500th-anniversary/38367

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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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