“Eighty per cent of all pollution in seas and oceans comes from land-based activities.”
- Waves Above the Horizon by @EcoCoutureMiami
- Mermaid by Diana Contreras (@DidiRok)
- Turtles by Derek Wilson (@WitnessWilson)
FREEDOM IN NATURE showcased a variety of exhibitions and installations promoting the awareness of the environment and the potential impact communities can make when joining forces and taking action to maintain it.
Various community artists found unique ways to pull elements from the waste stream and repurpose them with other materials, sound, and lighting to create an oceanic ambiance.
Participating sponsors and organizations include: Freebee, beefree media, USGBC Miami Branch, USGBC South Florida Chapter, USGBC Students at University of Miami, Town of Surfside, Biscayne Bay Aquatic Preserves, Emerge Miami, Dream in Green, Recycle Energy Forum (REF), Eco-Couture Miami, Love the Everglades Movement, Conservation International, Sound Garden, Paradise Key Community, LAB Miami, ECOMB, Florida Audubon, Surfrider Miami, Volunteer Cleanup Miami, Hunsberger Group, Sea Angles Green Beach Clean, Inc. , Third Dream, Sierra Club Miami, FIU School of Architecture Students, 350.org, Way Down Video Productions, Volunteer Cleenup, CLEO Institute, Friends of Biscayne Bay, “The World’s Largest Gator,” by artist Lloyd Goradesky, Diana “DidiRok” Contreras, and Xavier Cortada.