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.
As a continuation of our eyesontherise.org project, we are sponsoring an interdisciplinary theatre performance at Florida International University in April that we hope to make into a traveling school roadshow. An interesting way to take journalism back to its days as performance that’s also been done elsewhere (and not to mention many scholars see journalism as[…]
Students in Florida International University’s Mobile Virtual Reality Lab are now partnering with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to create stories about sea level rise in South Florida – told through virtual reality. As part of the Before It’s Too Late initiative that focuses on engaging users with VR storytelling about climate change, FIU journalism and digital media students[…]
Xaviar Cortada, Artist-in-Residence at FIU CARTA and FIU SEAS, has been using the eyesontherise.org Sea Level Rise Toolbox to fuel local art and expression related to changing environments in South Florida. For an example, take a look at Cortada’s CLIMA 2016 “Do Not Open” project, which has residents writing letters to future generations about Miami and its alterations to[…]
Dr. Robert E. Gutsche, Jr. in the Department of Journalism + Media has published a new co-authored book on Miami spaces during a time of changing environments due to sea level rise. The book also includes a Foreword by Dr. Juliet Pinto, Interim Executive Director of the School of Communication + Journalism. The book is[…]
Dr. Susan Jacobson, Assistant Professor in the School of Communication + Journalism’s Department of Journalism + Media, has been selected as an inductee to the CLEO Leadership Circle. Read more here.
Baynews.tv, an FIU student production, featured the work of the Mobile Virtual Reality Lab and its role in telling stories about rising seas. View below.