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GARDEN 1

Florida's Native People in A.D. 1500



PHOTOS BY GLENN BEIL/Democrat


From left to right, Florida artist Xavier Cortada, Secretary of State Ken Detzner and Jeff Caster from DOT plant Florida wildflowers outside the R.A. Gray building. The event is part of the Flor500 project's efforts to promote Florida's 500th anniversary and the state's native landscape. / PHOTOS BY GLENN BEIL/Democrat


The first garden (see photo above) featured Coreopsis lanceolata, the official state wildflower.  It was planted in front of the Museum of Florida History in Tallahassee, FL on March 22, 2012 and dedicated to Florida's indigenous people.

 

 

 

 


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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