FLOR 334, Titusville Balm (Dicerandra thinicola), FLOR500, Florida, Wildflower, Art, Nature, History, Eco-art, FIU, VIVA Florida, Garden, Artists, Engaged Creativity, Environment, participatory art,Vince Lamb FLOR500 is a participatory art, nature, and history project that marks the importance of the moment when the history of Florida changed forever and gives a glimpse of what its landscape was like 500 years ago. Developed by Xavier Cortada, director and artist-in-residence of FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts’ Office of Engaged Creativity, the project commemorates Florida’s quincentenary in 2013.
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 FLOR 334
Titusville Balm (Dicerandra thinicola)


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 FLOR 334 by Vince Lamb

Vince Lamb"FLOR 334: Titusville Balm (Dicerandra thinicola)", photography, 16" x 20", 2012 (CC)  

 

About the Artist

Vince Lamb is a nature photographer with a passion for Florida wildflowers. Vince has led a wildflower photography workshop at the Florida Wildflower Symposium during the past two years and will lead another session in 2013. He has led numerous other nature photography workshops. 

Artist's Statement

Capturing the beauty of rare and endangered plant species is a special treat. Such work can create awareness that the survival of the species is severely threatened, which might lead to some protection.

 


FLOR 334 Titusville Balm
Photo credit: Roger Hammer



Titusville Balm
(Dicerandra thinicola)

For more information about this flower please visit
Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants Institute for Systematic Botany


Five hundred Florida artists are sought to create art for FLOR500, a participatory art, nature, and history project that marks the importance of the moment when the history of Florida changed forever and gives a glimpse of what its landscape was like 500 years ago. Developed by Xavier Cortada, director and artist-in-residence of FIU’s College of Architecture + The Arts’ Office of Engaged Creativity, the project commemorates Florida’s quincentenary in 2013. For more information click here.

 


 

 

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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