elevation

PARTICIPATE:   Elevation   |   Fear   |   Purpose   |   Hope   |   Future

Xavier Cortada, “HELLO my elevation is,” ink on nametag, 2″ x 3″, 2021.
(Background image is Cortada’s “Sør rondane,” Antarctic Ice Painting)

participate

united states of america

Step 1: Visit the “Eyes on the Rise” app: www.eyesontherise.org/app

Step 2: Type in the address of your home or desired location

Step 3: Click the correct address from the drop-down menu

Step 4: You will see the estimated elevation displayed on the map

Step 5: Mark this number (elevation above sea level) on your button/sticker using a Sharpie, pen, or pencil

Take a selfie with your elevation tag and post it on social media, tagging @xcortada and #HelloMyElevationIs, to be considered for a future exhibition by the artist.

international

Step 1: Visit the “FreeMapTools” elevation finder: www.freemaptools.com/elevation-finder.htm

Step 2: Zoom and pan the map to find your home or desired location

Step 3: Click on the map to place a marker

Step 4: You will see the estimated elevation displayed below the map

Step 5: Mark this number (elevation above sea level) on your button/sticker using a Sharpie, pen, or pencil

Citizen Eyes

what is your elevation?

A father who lives in Little Havana near the Marlins Stadium (elevation 5.93’) could write:
HELLO, my elevation is 6 feet 

VOICES

My elevation is... 7.61 feet.

Stephanie DeThomas, Miami, FL 33160

My elevation is... 6.94 ft

Frances Smith, Miami, FL 33173

My elevation is... 9.42 feet.

Ana Villamizar, Miami, FL 33176

My elevation is... 7.48 feet

Mora Balido-Eller, Miami, FL 33186

My elevation is... 8.24 feet and my biggest concern is...what we are leaving for our children and grandchildren? They deserve: clean air, clean drinking water and keeping our oceans clean and free from plastic pollution.

Dana Outlaw-Pezoldt, Miami, FL 33157

My elevation is... 39 feet.

Debra Weiss, Larchmont, NY 10538

My elevation is... 7.13 feet

Jordan Maun, Key West, FL 33040

My elevation is... 5.10 feet.

Darren Roach, Dania Beach, FL 33004

My elevation is... 42,8 meters

Tim Forker, Brooklyn, NY 11215

My elevation is... 7.26 feet

Judy Echeverria, Miami, FL 33196

My elevation is... 12.83 feet.

Genesis Cosme, Miami, FL 33157

My elevation is... 8.07 feet.

Gabriela Geron, Miami, FL 33146

share your elevation with the world

Take a selfie with your elevation tag and post it on social media, tagging @xcortada and #HelloMyElevationIs, to be considered for a future exhibition by the artist.

share your elevation with the world

Take a selfie with your elevation tag and post it on social media, tagging @xcortada and #HelloMyElevationIs, to be considered for a future exhibition by the artist.

resources for a future with rising seas

Visit the Underwater HOA Resources Page for tools to help communities with climate adaptation, mitigation, and migration.

resources for a future with rising seas

Visit the Underwater HOA Resources Page for tools to help communities with climate adaptation, mitigation, and migration