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MIAMI 2012

In 2013 HighWaterLine Miami successfully used art to engage greater Miami in lively conversations about the climate change impacts to Miami as well as inspired solutions to building a more resilient community.

Miami is the most climate vulnerable city in the United States primarily because:

  • The city was built at sea level.

  • Miami’s sole source of drinking water lies beneath the city in an aquifer, incredibly vulnerable to saltwater intrusion (when salt water seeps into fresh water). Close to 1/3 of Floridians rely on this aquifer for their drinking water.

Produced by: Creative Catalysts
Coordinater: Marta Viciedo & Irvans Augustin
Participants: Miami residents

Funders included: Compton FoundationInvoking the PauseThe Kresge FoundationThe Miami FoundationThe Whitman Institute, and 11th Hour Project

Our sincere thanks to all the participants:
Stephany Acosta, Vera Arias, Kevin Arrow, Irvans Augustin, Olivia Augustin, Brigid Baker, Carol Baron, Frankie Beto, Travis Beto, Leslie Bosson, Kenny Broad, Isabella Bru, Blair Butterfield, Linda Callejas, Adam Chefitz, Ariana Chiclana, Ileana Collazo, Kamal Daghistani, Celeste DePalma, Abby Diaz, Jose Diaz, Jim Drain, Stephen Eichenbaum, Sebastian Eilert, Emily Eisenhauer, Imogen Emura, Luciano Emura, Jesse Ettleson, Noor Fawzy, Raissa Fernandez, Sheila Findlay, Kamalah Fletcher, Mauricio Giammattei, Jayme Gershen, Mia Gifford, Lela Gonzales, Thorn Grafton, Reverend Grey Maggiano, Colleen Ahern-Hettich, Nicole Hammer Hernandez, Patricia Marguerita Hernandez, Ernie Hsiung, Jared Jacobs, Nando Jaramillo, Lori Ann Jordan, Stuart Kennedy, Brian Lemmerman, Francine Madera, Corinna Moebius, John Montgomery, Hugo Montoya, Margaret Morales, Rene Morales, Saja Morales, Anneliese Morales, Yvette Moreno, Maggie Nieto, Stacey Nyugen, Lela Payne, Marissa Prieto, Barbarita Ramos, Olivia Ramos, Laura Reynolds, Luis Rodrigues, Amy Rodriquez, Genevieve Rodriguez, Amy C San Pedro, Wilson Sayre, Adam Schachner, Alexis Segal, Julian Smothers, Christopher Sopher, Bruce Wayne Stanley, Isaac Stein, Elizabeth Tavares, Jim Teas, Michelle Thomas, Matthew Toro, Justin Trieger, Marta Viciedo, Steve Vincenti, Colin Worth, Nathaniel Wolkstein, Sarah Yousuf

AIA Miami, Art Center South Florida, BASS Museum, Catalyst, CLEO, Code for Miami, EcoArt South Florida, EMERGE, Emergency Office Center of Miami Beach, Florida International University students & faculty, Florida American University students & faculty, LAB Miami, Magical City Bike Collective, Miami Foundation, Miami Surfrider, Public Allies, Trinity Church Congregation, University of Miami students & faculty,

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