eyesontherise.org is leading a journalistic investigation supported by the Fund for Investigative Journalism to map and visualize through virtual reality Miami’s luxury development during sea level rise. Project partners include The Miami Times, the South Florida News Service, and FIU’s Mobile Virtual Reality Lab, FIU’s Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Center, and The South Florida Black[…]
Work related to the VirtualEYES project received an award this summer from the Images and Voices of Hope (IVOH) organization related to engagement in storytelling of climate change. The project also led to an Honorable Mention for a Best Practices in Service Learning in Journalism and Mass Communication award from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication,[…]
More than 260 people experienced “A Sea Change” — the interdisciplinary theatrical performance focused on climate change and rising seas — at FIU’s two performing arts locations on April 4 and 7. The event was a part of the eyesontherise.org initiative. The performance, which featured dance, music, drama, virtual reality, and prose highlighted the work[…]
Take a look at an interview about the project, “A Sea Change,” that takes to stage in April 2017 — a project featuring students and faculty at Florida International University to express through dance, data visualization, virtual reality, and journalism the issues of sea level rise in South Florida and global climate change.