Endangered World: Cintas Exhibit

downloadXavier Cortada, Endangered World: Eastern Hemisphere drawings, 180 graphite drawings on paper, each 9″ x 12″. 2009. (The 2012 Cintas Foundation Finalists exhibit at MDC Museum of Art + Design | Freedom Tower)

The work depicts endangered animals originally featured in the artist’s 2008 North Pole installation. Cortada’s “Endangered World” project has also addressed global biodiversity loss through art installations at the South Pole (2007), Holland (2009) and Biscayne National Park (2010) and through online participatory art projects