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Climate Conversation @ FSU Museum of Fine Arts
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us Thursday, February 27th for presentations by local experts in our region who are considering the impact of climate.

Danielle Irwin, Director at Cummins Cederberg – Coastal & Marine Engineering, will speak about the redesign of Jose Marti Park in Miami, FL. The talk will center on resiliency and participatory design within a larger conversation of coastal challenges resulting from Climate Change and Sea-Level Rise.

Timothy Perry, Attorney with Oertel, Fernandez, Bryant & Atkinson, and President of the Florida Association of Environmental Professionals, will discuss the phenomenon of “blue sky flooding” along the Atlantic coast, environmental impacts, and adaptation strategies for vulnerable residential and urban areas in beach and inland communities.

Lily Swanbrow Becker, Network Manager at the American Society of Adaptation Professionals and Climate Adaptation Training Coordinator with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, will focus on a collaboration between the Gulf of Mexico Alliance, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and the American Society of Adaptation Professionals in order to build resilience capacity and support critical conservation work.

As always, this event is free an open to the public!

Visiting Artist: Frances Gallardo @ FSU Museum of Fine Arts
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

“Rising Water” featured artist Frances Gallardo will give a talk about her work and experience as a practicing artist. A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, she explores how hurricanes are part of the natural life and death cycle of the Caribbean and how climate change has rendered the region increasingly vulnerable to storms.

The Space Around Us: A Musical Meditation on Climate Change & Activism @ FSU Museum of Fine Arts
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The Space Around Us is an interdisciplinary collaboration between Miami-based oboist Carly Gordon and FSU doctoral candidate, Jessica Pollack, clarinetist. Through a diverse selection of contemporary chamber works and spoken texts, performed among the artworks of FSU MoFA’s exhibition “Rising Water,” the concert explores the role of activism in a climate-impacted future.

Breathing meditation
The audience is invited to participate.

Braiding for oboe & electronics
Asha Srinivasan

II. Blühend
from Duft for solo clarinet
Kaija Saariaho

Lament for oboe & clarinet
Daniel Morel

The Space Around Us
Carly Gordon and Jessica Pollack

Sky So Blue for clarinet & electronics
Eric Salazar

Like Lightnings for solo oboe (excerpt)
Hilary Tann

I. Tema con variazioni
from Sonatina for Clarinet Solo, Op. 27
Miklós Rózsa

To Be Heard in the Dark
Samson Matthews