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   The Reclamation Project, a 2006 public environmental art installation by Xavier Cortada in Miami Beach, FL Xavier Cortada The de-installation of The Reclamation Installation at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami Beach, FL -- May 17, 2006


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the reclamation project:

the de-installation
May 17, 2006

  The Reclamation Project was launched at the opening of an installation by the same name exhibited at the Bass Museum of Art  from April 22nd, Earth Day, until May 17th, 2006. 
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On May 17, 2006, Xavier Cortada de-installed the reclamation project at the Bass Museum of Art in order to use the installation's 252 mangrove seedlings in a reforesting effort. The museum installation served as a precursor to a launch a larger effort across all of South Beach during ArtBasel Miami Beach 2006.









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Xavier Cortada's work has been shown across four continents and is in the permanent collection of The World Bank. The Miami artist has been commissioned to create art for governmental (the White House, Florida Supreme Court, Miami City Hall) and cultural institutions (Miami Art Museum, Museum of Florida History).  Major collaborative art projects include International AIDS murals in Switzerland and South Africa, peace murals in Northern Ireland and Cyprus and child welfare murals in Bolivia and Panama.


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