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When: November 14th, 2009
10 am
Where: Lincoln Road
In front of NWS Lincoln Theatre (at corner of Pennsylvania and Lincoln)
Miami Beach,, Florida  33139
United States
Contact: Fernando Bretos

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Please join us on November 14th at 10:00 am on Miami Beach as we engage Lincoln Road store owners in our eco-art effort.  We will be meeting at the New World Symphony's Lincoln Theater on Pennsylvania and Lincoln Road (across from the Starbucks).

Volunteers will install the seedlings in water-filled plastic cups on the retail windows of Lincoln Road (a location where they would have naturally grown decades ago) and ask store owners to care for them for a couple of months before they are collected and planted on Biscayne Bay.

You can see images of some of the "adopted" seedlings hanging at  storefronts the last couple of years by visiting:
Also, to get a sense of the process, see our video at:
I appreciate your enthusiasm for this important participatory art project aimed at creating new habitats above and below the waterline.

To RSVP or for more information, please contact our director Fernando Bretos at or (305) 968-8457


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Xavier Cortada's participatory art practice is based at Florida International University.

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FIU College of Architecture + The Arts
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420 Lincoln Road, Suite 440
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The Reclamation Project and Native Flags are participatory eco-art projects by FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Artist-in-Residence Xavier Cortada.  

In South Florida, they are presented in coordination with our project partners:

FIU Office of University Sustainabiity
MDC Earth Ethics Institute

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