FLOR 464,Beggarticks (Bidens alba, FLOR500, Florida, Wildflower, Art, Nature, History, Eco-art, FIU, VIVA Florida, Garden, Artists, Engaged Creativity, Environment, participatory art, JABO 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 464
Beggarticks (Bidens alba)


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FLOR 464 by JABO 

 JABO"FLOR 464: Beggarticks (Bidens alba)", photography/digital art, 24" x 36", 2013 (CC)   

 

About the Artist

Javier Bohorquez is a photographer and a contemporary new media artist based in West Palm Beach, FL. His work is being recognized under Jabo The beauty of nature has inspired his love for digital photography. What started as a hobby quickly turned into a passion. His interest grew bigger as he was exploring through his gardens, his trips and his greatest love… his dogs Mona and Lisa.

Artist's Statement

The foundation of his digital artwork is based upon his photographs. His creative process involves layers of imagination that create powerful compositions where color plays a dominant role. For Jabo, color is a strong driving force that comes from his Latin roots.

 

FLOR 464 Beggarsticks
Photo credit: Matthew Merritt


Beggarticks   
(Bidens alba)
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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.

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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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