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Xavier Cortada Blends Art & Science

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XAVIER CORTADA’S science-art practice is oriented toward social engagement and the environment. For example, he created art installations in the Earth’s poles to generate awareness about global climate change. In 2007, as a National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writer’s Program Fellow, Cortada used the moving ice sheet beneath the South Pole as an instrument to mark time; the art piece will be completed in 150,000 years.  In 2008, he planted a green flag at the North Pole to reclaim it for nature and launch an eco-art reforestation effort.

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Earth Day 2022

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In recognition of EARTH DAY, 2022, we have curated a group of video interviews and stories from the Inspicio Arts archives from prominent people in the arts, who help raise awareness and offer solutions for CLIMATE CHANGE and SEA LEVEL RISE, which are particularly threatening to Miami and South Florida.

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Earth Day 2021

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In recognition of EARTH DAY, 2021, we have curated a group of video interviews and stories from the Inspicio Arts archives from prominent people in the arts, who help raise awareness and offer solutions for CLIMATE CHANGE and SEA LEVEL RISE, which are particularly threatening to Miami and South Florida.

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Earth Day 2021-v10

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In celebration of WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH, 2021, we have curated a group of video interviews from the Inspicio archives with prominent women in the arts, who are connected to the Miami and South Florida areas.

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Xavier Cortada Blends Art & Science

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XAVIER CORTADA’S science-art practice is oriented toward social engagement and the environment. For example, he created art installations in the Earth’s poles to generate awareness about global climate change. In 2007, as a National Science Foundation Antarctic Artists and Writer’s Program Fellow, Cortada used the moving ice sheet beneath the South Pole as an instrument to mark time; the art piece will be completed in 150,000 years.  In 2008, he planted a green flag at the North Pole to reclaim it for nature and launch an eco-art reforestation effort.

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