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October 2020

Presentation at Palmetto Bay Business Association Meeting

October 1, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

  On October 1st, Xavier Cortada joined the Palmetto Bay Business Association to give a presentation about his Underwater Vote project. To learn more about the Underwater Vote, click here.

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UM Faculty Exhibition presents Underwater Vote

October 8, 2020 @ 10:00 am - January 22, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
University of Miami Gallery, 2750 NW 3rd Avenue, Suite 4
Miami, FL 33127 United States
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UHOA Home  | About | Meetings | Elevation Drive | Markers | Press | Organize an Underwater HOA | Resources | Archive | Underwater Vote | Participate   Xavier Cortada is proud to be showing "Underwater Vote" at the University of Miami Department of Art and Art History's Faculty Art Exhibition at the University of Miami Gallery in Wynwood. Viewing hours are Wednesday to Friday 10-3 PM - by appointment only. The exhibition is closed to the general public; no visitors outside of UM students, faculty, and staff are…

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FIU Guest Lecture with Dr. Evelyn Gaiser

October 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

On October 9th, Xavier Cortada joined Dr. Evelyn Gaiser's "Creative Science Communication" class. Cortada spoke to Dr. Gaiser's graduate students about his approach to participatory environmental science and discussed his work with diatoms in particular (Diatom Court, Diatom Fountain, etc.)

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Underwater Vote Installation at University of Miami Foote Green

October 12, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33146 United States + Google Map

UHOA Home  | About | Meetings | Elevation Drive | Markers | Press | Organize an Underwater HOA | Resources | Archive | Underwater Vote | Participate   In collaboration with the University of Miami Student Government's ECO Agency and Climate Reality Project club, UM Professor of Practice Xavier Cortada is creating an "Underwater Vote" installation on campus at UM's Foote Green from October 12th - 23rd. Because of the pandemic, only people permitted to be on campus will be able to see this installation in person. Check out #underwatervote to see the installation on social media.     As…

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November 2020

Underwater HOA at “A Festival of Climate Action: It’s Time”

November 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 18, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Xavier Cortada is proud to be showing his Underwater HOA participatory art project at “A Festival of Climate Action: It's Time.” To learn more about the Underwater HOA, click here.     In the first week of November, the British government was supposed to host COP26, the United Nations’ climate change conference, in Glasgow, Scotland. But it’s been put back a year because governments are too busy with coronavirus.   COP26 has been postponed, but the climate crisis has not.…

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“Pandemic | Miami Corona Project” Virtual Exhibition

November 20, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Xavier Cortada Pandemic | Miami Corona Project   The University of Miami Department of Art and Art History presents Pandemic | Miami Corona Project, a virtual exhibit by artist Xavier Cortada. Though the Wynwood Gallery remains closed to the general public due to the global health emergency, you can still enjoy our exhibitions virtually. Xavier Cortada’s “Pandemic | Miami Corona Project”  will be exhibited virtually at the University of Miami Wynwood Gallery. In keeping with the reality of our times, the solo exhibition can…

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December 2020

Presenting “Socially Engaged Art: Using Slow Activism to Tackle a Climate Emergency” at SciVizNYC

December 2, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:15 pm

  On December 2nd, Xavier Cortada will deliver a 20-minute presentation, "Socially Engaged Art: Using Slow Activism to Tackle a Climate Emergency" to attendees of SciVizNYC 2020.   Talk Summary: Understanding that Miami’s climate emergency is a race against the clock, in my practice, I double down on slow activism. For instance, in my “Underwater HOA” project (www.underwaterhoa.com), residents find their property’s elevation and install a “marker” in their front yard, this marker being a yard sign that depicts the…

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Underwater HOA Monthly Meeting – December 2

December 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

UHOA Home | About | Meetings | Participate | Elevation Drive | Markers | Press | Organize an Underwater HOA | Resources | Archive   https://youtu.be/eJAzRHLT7ss   On Wednesday, December 2nd, join the Underwater HOA for our final virtual monthly meeting of 2020 with featured speaker Alberto Cairo, Ph.D., Author, Lecturer, and Professor at the University of Miami School of Communication. Dr. Cairo will present: Reading Between the Lines: Data Visualization and Climate Change. The presentation will be followed by…

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Panelist at the Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference

December 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - December 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Reimagining Creativity: Inspiring Behavior Change Moderator: Marda Kern, EcoArts Connections Panelists: Xavier Cortada, Artist and Professor of Practice at the University of Miami, and Eve Mosher, Artist Images, storytelling and experiential activities are increasingly used to improve climate change communication. Allieship with artists increases the suite of tools and creative capacity in addition to "inviting people in" to inspire attitude and behavior change successfully.  Join two internationally respected artists, Eve Mosher and Xavier Cortada, to learn about their science-informed, collaborative, and participatory projects that engage…

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Presenting “Using Socially Engaged Art to Make the Invisible Visible” at SWS International Conference on Social Sciences

December 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Using art’s elasticity to work across disciplines, Cortada creates processes that engage community in problem-solving. Focusing on the pandemic and our climate emergency, Cortada takes us on a journey through his science art and socially engaged art practice. This year we invite you to participate in a very special gathering. We will witness the unpredictable meeting between Science and Art – the two most beloved children of the human civilization. SWS Society is planning yet another incredible rendezvous, between the modern…

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