The Flood Room: Empathy, Environmental Justice and Climate Change Preparation
An art-research installation that exposes students and the community to the reality of living through a flood
This project is an art-research installation that provides the experience of unexpected and disastrous floods to the local community. The goal is reflecting on and stimulating preparedness to the wet disasters that are expected under climate change, for both the community and the students of two courses on environmental knowledge and disasters of water who will prepare the installation. The project is being developed in collaboration with faculty from different departments and two community partners: the Sciencenter, where the installation will be offered, and the Cayuga Lake Watershed Network, who will support and mentor the students in water community outreach.
Topics: Access, Equity and Justice; Arts, Communication, Media and Design; Energy, Environment and Sustainability
Luisa Cortesi, Department of Science and Technology Studies; Department of Anthropology
College of Arts and Sciences
- Community partner: Sciencenter
Engaged Opportunity Grants
Supporting a wide range of community-engaged learning projects, from student leadership programs and partnership building to events and conference travel. Open to all faculty and staff.