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Xavier Cortada

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Underwater HOA is a participatory art project Xavier Cortada will implement in the Village of Pinecrest, FL in tandem his “Antarctic Ice Paintings: Global Coastlines” exhibition (premiering works he created during 2007-2007 in Antarctica) at the Hibiscus Gallery in Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 S. Red Road, Pinecrest, FL 33156.  Exhibition runs from November 8, 2018 through January 13, 2018.

 

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Launch

Underwater HOA volunteers are hard at work in creating the organizational framework for the Underwater HOA.  They will launch the initiative on November 8th, 2018, during the opening of Xavier Cortada’s “Antarctic Ice Paintings: Global Coastlines” exhibition (premiering works he created during 2007-2007 in Antarctica) at the Hibiscus Gallery in Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 S. Red Road, Pinecrest, FL 33156.

Mapping

On December 2, 2018, from noon to 5pm, Underwater HOA volunteers will be at Pinecrest Gardens distributing  Underwater HOA markers to residents of the Village of Pinecrest.  Residents will show their ID and will be informed of their property’s elevation.  Residents will be given a corresponding marker (depicting the land elevation of their property) and will be asked to place it on their front yard through December 9, 2018.

Organizing

 During December 2018, Pinecrest residents will be encouraged to meet informally block by block and being exploring issues they want to consider in addressing Sea Level Rise.  They will do this as they prepareand self-organize for the inaugural meeting of their Underwater HOA at the beginning of 2019.

Inaugural Meeting:

Official meeting notice:  The inaugural meeting for the Village of Pinecrest Underwater HOA is scheduled for January 9, 2019 at 7 pm at Xavier Cortada’s studio in Pinecrest Gardens: 11000 S Red Road, Pinecrest, FL 33156.We will elect officers and ratify the by-laws. One vote per household. Only individuals bringing picture IDs and proof of elevation will be allowed to vote.